Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars

Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars, the No. 452 import by value totaled $47.5 million for the month of December, $588.14 million through December of 2019, and $572.66 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$301.17 M
2Mexico$85.37 M
3Pakistan$28.98 M
4Indonesia$28.35 M
5Thailand$25.14 M
6Belgium$11.85 M
7The Netherlands$9.97 M
8Vietnam$7.97 M
9Chile$7.84 M
10China$7.69 M
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U.S. imports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 2.70 percent through December 2019 to $588.14 million

U.S. imports of Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars increased 2.70 percent from $572.66 million to $588.14 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 452 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 467 for the last full year with a total value of $572.66 million, a $25.4 million, 4.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing.

In the last previous full 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.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 29.8 percent to $92.06 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.35 percent to $85.59 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.68 percent to $67.47 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.44 percent to $63.13 million.
  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 11.24 percent to $51.43 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 $28.28 million, 10.36 percent, (51.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.33 million, 1.54 percent, (14.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan decreased $1.18 million, 3.91 percent, (4.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $9.67 million, 25.43 percent, (4.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $9.47 million, 60.42 percent, (4.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.74 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $469 million of the $588.14 million total.

All totaled, 61.16 percent of all these Lactose, caramel, misc. sugars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $359.68 million of the $588.14 million total.