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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Flour

Flour, the No. 947 import by value totaled $3.06 million for the month of October, $40.77 million through October of 2018, and $47 million for all of 2017, 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$16.67 M
2Canada$8.59 M
3The Netherlands$4.88 M
4India$3.09 M
5Italy$2.56 M
6Spain$1.82 M
7Mexico$777,384
8United Kingdom$597,014
9Austria$495,831
10China$431,430
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $17,599,958
2Port of Charleston $6,288,165
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,213,401
4Port of Virginia $3,282,271
5Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $2,157,241
6Port of Houston $1,649,665
7Port of Long Beach $1,004,234
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $792,551
9Port Laredo $769,020
10Port of Los Angeles $624,274

U.S. imports of Flour increased 0.80 percent through October to $40.77 million

U.S. imports of Flour increased 0.80 percent from $40.45 million to $40.77 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 947 through October 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 $47 million, a $12.11 million, 34.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $16,671,137
2Canada $8,593,750
3The Netherlands $4,879,259
4India $3,089,090
5Italy $2,560,991
6Spain $1,823,052
7Mexico $777,384
8United Kingdom $597,014
9Austria $495,831
10China $431,430

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $2,947,359
2Chicago $1,539,295
3Charleston $1,533,692
4Detroit $1,276,693
5Houston $570,135
6Los Angeles $522,408
7Portland, Maine $354,130
8Laredo $148,516
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $140,682
10Norfolk $41,530

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 69.72 percent compared to last year to $17.6 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 181.14 percent compared to last year to $6.29 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 6.69 percent compared to last year to $5.21 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 62.79 percent compared to last year to $3.28 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine fell 29.48 percent compared to last year to $2.16 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 decreased $1.69 million, 9.21 percent, (40.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.72 million, 16.7 percent, (21.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $2.79 million, 133.83 percent, (11.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $1.71 million, 123.87 percent, (7.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2.17 million, 556.96 percent, (6.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.79 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $35.79 million of the $40.77 million total.

All totaled, 84.71 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $34.54 million of the $40.77 million total