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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 643 import by value totaled $18.88 million for the month of March, $61.04 million through March of 2019, and $247.09 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Australia$17.47 M
2Chile$11.75 M
3New Zealand$6.82 M
4France$5.78 M
5Norway$5.62 M
6Brazil$3.49 M
7Mexico$2.85 M
8Canada$2.32 M
9Germany$809,752
10Morocco$791,900
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $61.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $14,988,476
2Port of Charleston $11,976,312
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,183,992
4Port of New Orleans $5,047,285
5Port of Virginia $3,299,125
6Port of Newark $2,917,885
7Port of New York $2,831,040
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $2,596,514
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,183,645
10Port of Chester, Penn. $1,507,782

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 1.08 percent through March to $61.04 million

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 1.08 percent from $60.38 million to $61.04 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 643 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 645 for the last full year with a total value of $247.09 million, a $51.75 million, 26.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $17,469,576
2Chile $11,752,586
3New Zealand $6,815,723
4France $5,779,096
5Norway $5,622,668
6Brazil $3,494,646
7Mexico $2,854,035
8Canada $2,318,049
9Germany $809,752
10Morocco $791,900

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $16,702,453
2Houston $16,221,949
3San Francisco $14,634,486
4St. Louis $9,895,623
5New Orleans $6,087,217
6Phoenix/Nogales $4,156,944
7New York City $2,118,634
8Cleveland $1,702,592
9Pembina, N.D. $1,123,852
10Detroit $1,041,975

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 14.99 percent compared to last year to $14.99 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 11.56 percent compared to last year to $11.98 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 10.41 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 33.18 percent compared to last year to $5.05 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1.1 percent compared to last year to $3.3 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Australia increased $4.84 million, 38.34 percent, (28.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $4.38 million, 27.16 percent, (19.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand decreased $3.32 million, 32.78 percent, (11.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $86,633, 1.52 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Norway increased $2.61 million, 86.88 percent, (9.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.72 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $47.44 million of the $61.04 million total.

All totaled, 71.26 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $43.5 million of the $61.04 million total