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

Imports: Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane

Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane, the No. 743 import by value totaled $14.37 million for the month of March, $37.8 million through March of 2019, and $182.53 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
1China$11.02 M
2Canada$4.67 M
3Philippines$4.4 M
4South Korea$4.36 M
5Indonesia$2.59 M
6Japan$1.62 M
7Bolivia$1.3 M
8Peru$917,286
9Mexico$815,402
10India$776,440
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $37.8 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $9,954,526
2Port of Newark $4,826,027
3Port of Calais, Maine $3,860,339
4Port of Long Beach $2,979,083
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,959,487
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,602,494
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,465,971
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,054,244
9Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $832,451
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $684,502

U.S. imports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane decreased 2.73 percent through March to $37.8 million

U.S. imports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane decreased 2.73 percent from $38.86 million to $37.8 million through the first three 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 743 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 741 for the last full year with a total value of $182.53 million, a $17.28 million, 10.45 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $11,021,051
2Canada $4,668,083
3Philippines $4,396,274
4South Korea $4,362,860
5Indonesia $2,587,126
6Japan $1,620,659
7Bolivia $1,301,000
8Peru $917,286
9Mexico $815,402
10India $776,440

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $16,854,913
2New York City $11,754,530
3San Francisco $8,410,144
4Portland, Maine $4,409,985
5Seattle $3,212,359
6Chicago $2,857,806
7Detroit $2,683,452
8St. Louis $2,488,388
9Jacksonville/Tampa $2,309,896
10Minneapolis $1,770,324

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.45 percent compared to last year to $9.95 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 17.46 percent compared to last year to $4.83 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 9.62 percent compared to last year to $3.86 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 118.2 percent compared to last year to $2.98 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 41.71 percent compared to last year to $2.96 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 China decreased $5.09 million, 31.59 percent, (29.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $949,314, 25.53 percent, (12.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Philippines increased $1.93 million, 78.41 percent, (11.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $1.33 million, 43.9 percent, (11.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $1.08 million, 72.15 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.52 percent of all these Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $27.04 million of the $37.8 million total.

All totaled, 65.03 percent of all these Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $24.58 million of the $37.8 million total