Total Trade: $1.03 million
|1||Port of Houston||$915,446|
|2||Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas||$33,498|
|3||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$17,168|
|4||Port of Los Angeles||$15,722|
|6||Port of Newark||$7,919|
|7||Port of Baltimore, Md.||$7,760|
|8||Miami International Airport||$7,135|
|9||Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas||$6,833|
|10||Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif.||$3,920|
U.S. imports of Grain sorghum increased 21.76 percent through August to $1.03 million
U.S. imports of Grain sorghum increased 21.76 percent from $849,139 to $1.03 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 1188 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1194 for the last full year with a total value of $912,765, a $11.06 million, 92.37 percent decreased from the 2017 total.
Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Argentina, No. 2 India, No. 3 France, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. 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.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 France, No. 3 China, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.
January – August 2019
|7||New York City||$2,195|
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 Houston rose 400.88 percent compared to last year to $915,446.
- Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 12.03 percent compared to last year to $33,498.
- Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. totaled $17,168. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
- Port of Los Angeles fell 9.87 percent compared to last year to $15,722.
- Port Miami fell 86.31 percent compared to last year to $15,708.
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 $789,159, 718.55 percent, (86.95 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $36,992, 1620.32 percent, (3.8 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 France decreased $124,861, 78.85 percent, (3.24 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $127,715, 81.53 percent, (2.8 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $5,632, 24.7 percent, (1.66 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 98.45 percent of all these Grain sorghum imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.02 million of the $1.03 million total.
All totaled, 96.48 percent of all these Grain sorghum imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $997,542 of the $1.03 million total