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

Imports: Ice cream and other edible ice

Ice cream and other edible ice, the No. 947 import by value totaled $3.46 million for the month of February, $7.12 million through February 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
1Canada$1.17 M
2Germany$989,028
3Italy$957,274
4South Korea$775,046
5Thailand$652,100
6Israel$491,525
7Australia$302,550
8Japan$295,155
9France$226,390
10South Africa$185,698
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $2,215,527
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,053,161
3Port of Los Angeles $847,156
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $777,660
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $406,464
6Port of Long Beach $216,045
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $195,588
8Port of Honolulu, Hawaii $159,634
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $150,731
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $145,834

U.S. imports of Ice cream and other edible ice decreased 45.12 percent through February to $7.12 million

U.S. imports of Ice cream and other edible ice decreased 45.12 percent from $12.98 million to $7.12 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 947 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 859 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Hungary, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,166,555
2Germany $989,028
3Italy $957,274
4South Korea $775,046
5Thailand $652,100
6Israel $491,525
7Australia $302,550
8Japan $295,155
9France $226,390
10South Africa $185,698

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 68.37 percent compared to last year to $2.22 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 36.11 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 46.9 percent compared to last year to $847,156.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 906.74 percent compared to last year to $777,660.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 5168.49 percent compared to last year to $406,464.

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 Canada increased $625,185, 115.48 percent, (16.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $276,637, 21.86 percent, (13.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $554,143, 36.66 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $97,189, 14.34 percent, (10.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $1.24 million, 65.53 percent, (9.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.73 percent of all these Ice cream and other edible ice imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $4.54 million of the $7.12 million total.

All totaled, 74.4 percent of all these Ice cream and other edible ice imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $5.3 million of the $7.12 million total