Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Flour

Flour, the No. 852 import by value totaled $10.91 million for the month of May, $30.78 million through May of 2020, and $57.39 million for all of 2019, 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$11.92 M
2The Netherlands$8.26 M
3Canada$4.88 M
4India$932,954
5Poland$812,050
6United Kingdom$796,364
7Spain$646,349
8Italy$454,421
9Austria$436,692
10Mexico$407,721
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U.S. imports of Flour increased 31.52 percent through May to $30.78 million

U.S. imports of Flour increased 31.52 percent from $23.4 million to $30.78 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 852 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 919 for the last full year with a total value of $57.39 million, a $8.19 million, 16.64 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 3.33 percent compared to last year to $10.15 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 224.59 percent compared to last year to $7.8 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport totaled $4.35 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 246.91 percent compared to last year to $2.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.49 percent compared to last year to $1.9 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 $254,827, 2.18 percent, (38.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $3.74 million, 82.78 percent, (26.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.05 million, 72.5 percent, (15.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $948,185, 50.4 percent, (3.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $787,901, 3262.67 percent, (2.64 percent market share).

All totaled, 87.1 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $26.81 million of the $30.78 million total.

All totaled, 85.9 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $26.44 million of the $30.78 million total