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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Ice cream and other edible ice

Ice cream and other edible ice, the No. 861 import by value totaled $5.85 million for the month of August, $56.88 million through August of 2019, and $82.02 million for all of 2018, 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
1South Korea$8.43 M
2Canada$6.2 M
3Italy$5.75 M
4South Africa$5.6 M
5Thailand$5.47 M
6Germany$4.92 M
7Australia$3.89 M
8Mexico$2.95 M
9India$2.2 M
10Israel$1.94 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $56.88 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $15,804,513
2Port of Los Angeles $9,247,081
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $7,249,349
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,623,565
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,520,582
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,384,299
7Port of Long Beach $2,279,343
8Port of Philadelphia $1,753,511
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,382,711
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,290,294

U.S. imports of Ice cream and other edible ice decreased 8.02 percent through August to $56.88 million

U.S. imports of Ice cream and other edible ice decreased 8.02 percent from $61.84 million to $56.88 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 861 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 854 for the last full year with a total value of $82.02 million, a $18.65 million, 29.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 Hungary, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $8,434,976
2Canada $6,202,835
3Italy $5,754,465
4South Africa $5,596,454
5Thailand $5,471,978
6Germany $4,919,163
7Australia $3,892,641
8Mexico $2,950,313
9India $2,202,477
10Israel $1,940,398

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $8,394,455
2Los Angeles $3,021,338
3Baltimore $2,240,953
4Buffalo $1,576,613
5San Francisco $1,034,488
6Chicago $814,839
7Philadelphia $749,950
8Detroit $598,495
9Miami $482,923
10Atlanta/Savannah $401,653

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 Newark fell 35.34 percent compared to last year to $15.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 6.1 percent compared to last year to $9.25 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 17.66 percent compared to last year to $7.25 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 0.54 percent compared to last year to $2.62 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 37.03 percent compared to last year to $2.52 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 South Korea increased $2.64 million, 45.53 percent, (14.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.01 million, 48.01 percent, (10.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $514,223, 8.2 percent, (10.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa decreased $213,675, 3.68 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $2.75 million, 33.47 percent, (9.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 55.31 percent of all these Ice cream and other edible ice imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $31.46 million of the $56.88 million total.

All totaled, 65.83 percent of all these Ice cream and other edible ice imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $37.45 million of the $56.88 million total