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

Imports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 467 import by value totaled $44.73 million for the month of December, $572.66 million through December 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$272.88 M
2Mexico$86.71 M
3Indonesia$38.02 M
4Pakistan$30.16 M
5China$18.35 M
6Thailand$15.67 M
7The Netherlands$10.26 M
8Belgium$10.19 M
9Chile$9.08 M
10Germany$8.04 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $572.66 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $90,429,361
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $70,923,706
3Port Laredo $70,055,113
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $55,162,324
5Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $46,234,773
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $41,725,714
7Port of Los Angeles $26,680,461
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $23,975,096
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,426,627
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $15,836,357

U.S. imports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 4.64 percent through December to $572.66 million

U.S. imports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 4.64 percent from $547.26 million to $572.66 million in 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 467 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 454 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 December 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $272,881,623
2Mexico $86,705,755
3Indonesia $38,018,259
4Pakistan $30,155,529
5China $18,345,986
6Thailand $15,673,618
7The Netherlands $10,260,576
8Belgium $10,185,986
9Chile $9,080,873
10Germany $8,037,258

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $32,299,075
2New York City $20,627,595
3Laredo $17,239,816
4St. Albans, Vt. $14,117,092
5Buffalo $12,560,874
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,824,632
7Los Angeles $6,411,869
8Chicago $5,421,264
9San Francisco $4,068,800
10Norfolk $2,092,910

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 18.48 percent compared to last year to $90.43 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 39.14 percent compared to last year to $70.92 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.88 percent compared to last year to $70.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 18.13 percent compared to last year to $55.16 million.
  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 14.61 percent compared to last year to $46.23 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 $14.03 million, 5.42 percent, (47.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $2.53 million, 3.01 percent, (15.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $7.84 million, 25.98 percent, (6.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Pakistan decreased $4.01 million, 11.75 percent, (5.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $2.81 million, 18.09 percent, (3.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.9 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $446.11 million of the $572.66 million total.

All totaled, 58.12 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $332.81 million of the $572.66 million total