Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Milk and cream

Milk and cream, the No. 881 import by value totaled $6.97 million for the month of May, $26.48 million through May of 2020, and $43.04 million for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$13 M
2Canada$6.65 M
3New Zealand$1.79 M
4France$1.07 M
5Denmark$870,737
6Italy$753,809
7United Kingdom$625,146
8Germany$463,730
9Australia$411,383
10Finland$410,166
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U.S. imports of Milk and cream increased 69.37 percent through May to $26.48 million

U.S. imports of Milk and cream increased 69.37 percent from $15.64 million to $26.48 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 881 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 975 for the last full year with a total value of $43.04 million, a $12.4 million, 40.47 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 279.87 percent compared to last year to $8.14 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 62.36 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.
  • Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. rose 18.22 percent compared to last year to $2.3 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 383.61 percent compared to last year to $2.25 million.
  • Port Miami rose 7.9 percent compared to last year to $2.12 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 Mexico increased $7.84 million, 152.09 percent, (49.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.8 million, 132.87 percent, (25.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand decreased $1.18 million, 39.71 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $890,410, 484.3 percent, (4.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Denmark decreased $181,876, 17.28 percent, (3.29 percent market share).

All totaled, 88.28 percent of all these Milk and cream imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $23.38 million of the $26.48 million total.

All totaled, 74.23 percent of all these Milk and cream imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $19.66 million of the $26.48 million total