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

Imports: Grain sorghum

Grain sorghum, the No. 1152 import by value totaled $425,613 for the month of May, $1.58 million through May of 2020, and $1.06 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
1Argentina$1.09 M
2Brazil$136,000
3Bolivia$112,982
4Mexico$72,613
5France$54,280
6Italy$36,883
7Germany$34,158
8China$20,620
9South Korea$7,573
10Rwanda$7,500
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U.S. imports of Grain sorghum increased 351.58 percent through May to $1.58 million

U.S. imports of Grain sorghum increased 351.58 percent from $349,271 to $1.58 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 1152 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1198 for the last full year with a total value of $1.06 million, a $148,468, 16.27 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Argentina, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Bolivia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Argentina, No. 2 India, No. 3 France, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Miami.

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 Houston rose 372.46 percent compared to last year to $1.16 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. totaled $112,982. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas totaled $72,613. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport totaled $71,041. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 822.99 percent compared to last year to $65,855.

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 Argentina increased $862,467, 374.86 percent, (69.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $136,000, 0 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Bolivia increased $112,982, 0 percent, (7.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $68,693, 1752.37 percent, (4.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France increased $20,782, 62.04 percent, (3.44 percent market share).

All totaled, 93.1 percent of all these Grain sorghum imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.47 million of the $1.58 million total.

All totaled, 94.3 percent of all these Grain sorghum imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.49 million of the $1.58 million total