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

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

Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane, the No. 719 import by value totaled $24.25 million for the month of December, $182.53 million through December of 2018, and $165.26 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
1China$82.46 M
2Canada$12.99 M
3South Korea$11.51 M
4Philippines$10.85 M
5Chile$7.96 M
6Peru$7.09 M
7Indonesia$6.59 M
8Japan$6.51 M
9Bolivia$3.8 M
10Israel$3.74 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $182.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $48,912,457
2Port of Newark $29,401,079
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $20,242,883
4Port of Calais, Maine $16,867,134
5Port of Long Beach $11,103,916
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,713,390
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,819,020
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,962,126
9Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $3,633,862
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,399,504

U.S. imports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 10.45 percent through December to $182.53 million

U.S. imports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 10.45 percent from $165.26 million to $182.53 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 719 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 719 for the last full year with a total value of $165.26 million, a $31.09 million, 15.84 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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.

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 Peru. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $82,456,132
2Canada $12,994,584
3South Korea $11,506,148
4Philippines $10,853,018
5Chile $7,960,211
6Peru $7,093,174
7Indonesia $6,589,507
8Japan $6,509,834
9Bolivia $3,797,873
10Israel $3,737,058

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,354,934
2New York City $8,815,101
3San Francisco $5,988,535
4Portland, Maine $3,432,878
5Chicago $2,334,414
6Jacksonville/Tampa $2,276,146
7St. Louis $2,195,525
8Seattle $2,085,290
9Detroit $2,015,658
10Minneapolis $1,301,800

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.95 percent compared to last year to $48.91 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 1.41 percent compared to last year to $29.4 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 29.64 percent compared to last year to $20.24 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 23.29 percent compared to last year to $16.87 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 30.7 percent compared to last year to $11.1 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 increased $23.76 million, 40.48 percent, (45.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $4.39 million, 25.25 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $5.29 million, 31.48 percent, (6.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines decreased $251,445, 2.26 percent, (5.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Chile increased $2.56 million, 47.51 percent, (4.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.9 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 December of this year. That is equal to $125.77 million of the $182.53 million total.

All totaled, 69.32 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 December of this year. That is equal to $126.53 million of the $182.53 million total