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

Imports: Flour

Flour, the No. 912 import by value totaled $7.21 million for the month of August, $41.24 million through August of 2019, and $49.2 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
1Germany$19.28 M
2The Netherlands$9.73 M
3Canada$6.02 M
4India$2.04 M
5Spain$1.44 M
6United Kingdom$663,807
7Italy$460,291
8Mexico$455,674
9Denmark$359,861
10Belgium$219,937
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $41.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $14,013,610
2Port of Charleston $7,799,815
3Port of Virginia $5,849,581
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,106,432
5Port of Houston $3,099,442
6Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. $1,264,139
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,155,746
8Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $1,054,718
9Port of New York $669,490
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $620,099

U.S. imports of Flour increased 21.53 percent through August to $41.24 million

U.S. imports of Flour increased 21.53 percent from $33.93 million to $41.24 million through the first eight 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 912 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 939 for the last full year with a total value of $49.2 million, a $2.2 million, 4.68 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 India and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $19,281,129
2The Netherlands $9,733,899
3Canada $6,024,759
4India $2,037,426
5Spain $1,436,238
6United Kingdom $663,807
7Italy $460,291
8Mexico $455,674
9Denmark $359,861
10Belgium $219,937

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $4,832,009
2Charleston $3,678,361
3Chicago $3,042,722
4Detroit $2,066,493
5Houston $1,386,091
6Los Angeles $713,631
7Portland, Maine $547,819
8Cleveland $485,195
9Laredo $374,335
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $140,682

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 11.57 percent compared to last year to $14.01 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 36.79 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 365.8 percent compared to last year to $5.85 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 5.07 percent compared to last year to $4.11 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 92.26 percent compared to last year to $3.1 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 Germany increased $5.59 million, 40.85 percent, (46.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $5.58 million, 134.58 percent, (23.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $612,740, 9.23 percent, (14.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $907,091, 30.81 percent, (4.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $304,963, 17.51 percent, (3.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.39 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $38.51 million of the $41.24 million total.

All totaled, 84.55 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $34.87 million of the $41.24 million total