Total Trade: $9.11 million
|1||Port of Newark||$3,203,082|
|2||Port of Virginia||$1,870,191|
|3||Indianapolis International Airport, Ind.||$1,264,139|
|4||Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich.||$638,768|
|5||Port of Charleston||$600,450|
|6||Port of Houston||$548,052|
|7||Houlton Border Crossing, Maine||$291,847|
|8||Port of New York||$261,148|
|10||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$127,135|
U.S. imports of Flour decreased 0.67 percent through February to $9.11 million
U.S. imports of Flour decreased 0.67 percent from $9.18 million to $9.11 million through the first two 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 911 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 914 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 India and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 – February 2019
|1||New York City||$4,832,009|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Newark fell 15.29 percent compared to last year to $3.2 million.
- Port of Virginia rose 218.17 percent compared to last year to $1.87 million.
- Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. totaled $1.26 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 42.22 percent compared to last year to $638,768.
- Port of Charleston fell 60.85 percent compared to last year to $600,450.
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 $1.14 million, 28.08 percent, (57.18 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $1.03 million, 186.96 percent, (17.3 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $662,995, 36.85 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $620,142, 48.18 percent, (7.32 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $53,928, 53.26 percent, (1.7 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 95.97 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $8.75 million of the $9.11 million total.
All totaled, 83.13 percent of all these Flour imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.58 million of the $9.11 million total