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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 462 import by value totaled $50.68 million for the month of October, $477.87 million through October of 2018, and $547.26 million for all of 2017, 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$222.82 M
2Mexico$74.62 M
3Indonesia$31.08 M
4Pakistan$24.86 M
5China$17.35 M
6Thailand$13.15 M
7The Netherlands$8.9 M
8Belgium$8.9 M
9Chile$7.01 M
10Austria$6.3 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $477.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $75,240,984
2Port Laredo $60,324,380
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $55,499,127
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $44,751,242
5Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $37,771,152
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $35,493,476
7Port of Los Angeles $23,446,634
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $20,091,752
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $18,000,919
10Port of Virginia $13,631,142

U.S. imports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 5.68 percent through October to $477.87 million

U.S. imports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 5.68 percent from $452.2 million to $477.87 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 462 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 456 for the last full year with a total value of $547.26 million, a $7.61 million, 1.41 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Pakistan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $222,819,800
2Mexico $74,615,174
3Indonesia $31,083,006
4Pakistan $24,863,484
5China $17,349,980
6Thailand $13,145,175
7The Netherlands $8,901,701
8Belgium $8,900,851
9Chile $7,013,685
10Austria $6,302,358

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $19,255,296
2New York City $13,996,959
3Laredo $11,283,263
4Buffalo $9,561,919
5St. Albans, Vt. $9,470,964
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,421,239
7Los Angeles $4,688,126
8Chicago $3,155,881
9San Francisco $2,948,685
10Norfolk $2,067,184

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 22.99 percent compared to last year to $75.24 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.42 percent compared to last year to $60.32 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 27.72 percent compared to last year to $55.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 19.82 percent compared to last year to $44.75 million.
  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 19.57 percent compared to last year to $37.77 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 Canada increased $9.83 million, 4.62 percent, (46.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.91 million, 7.04 percent, (15.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $6.34 million, 25.64 percent, (6.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan decreased $1.75 million, 6.59 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $4.94 million, 39.78 percent, (3.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.58 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $370.73 million of the $477.87 million total.

All totaled, 57.25 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $273.59 million of the $477.87 million total