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

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

Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane, the No. 733 import by value totaled $15.18 million for the month of July, $96.46 million through July 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$30.65 M
2Canada$10.03 M
3Philippines$9.84 M
4South Korea$9.36 M
5Indonesia$4.79 M
6Japan$4.24 M
7Peru$3.75 M
8India$3 M
9Bolivia$2.81 M
10Chile$2.53 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $96.46 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $25,317,238
2Port of Newark $14,720,789
3Port of Calais, Maine $9,809,804
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,334,242
5Port of Long Beach $7,084,727
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,187,685
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,956,654
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,849,005
9Port Everglades, Fla. $2,194,299
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,722,571

U.S. imports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 0.88 percent through July to $96.46 million

U.S. imports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 0.88 percent from $95.62 million to $96.46 million through the first seven 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 733 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 739 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 July 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 Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 Chile. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $30,652,233
2Canada $10,032,367
3Philippines $9,840,557
4South Korea $9,358,725
5Indonesia $4,789,216
6Japan $4,240,034
7Peru $3,747,448
8India $3,003,061
9Bolivia $2,806,432
10Chile $2,530,161

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.38 percent compared to last year to $25.32 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.49 percent compared to last year to $14.72 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 11.9 percent compared to last year to $9.81 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 20.22 percent compared to last year to $8.33 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 12.32 percent compared to last year to $7.08 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 $7.73 million, 20.15 percent, (31.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.92 million, 23.62 percent, (10.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Philippines increased $3.13 million, 46.61 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $2.32 million, 32.88 percent, (9.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia increased $1.12 million, 30.7 percent, (4.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.04 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 July of this year. That is equal to $64.67 million of the $96.46 million total.

All totaled, 67.66 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 July of this year. That is equal to $65.27 million of the $96.46 million total