Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Misc. cereal grains

Misc. cereal grains, the No. 582 import by value totaled $32.69 million for the month of December, $323.37 million through December of 2019, and $305.03 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$211.9 M
2Turkey$93.04 M
3Italy$3.99 M
4Ireland$3.09 M
5Peru$1.82 M
6Chile$1.03 M
7Argentina$931,913
8China$883,802
9Dominican Republic$734,979
10Mexico$554,830
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U.S. imports of Misc. cereal grains increased 6.01 percent through December 2019 to $323.37 million

U.S. imports of Misc. cereal grains increased 6.01 percent from $305.03 million to $323.37 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 582 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 605 for the last full year with a total value of $305.03 million, a $139.2 million, 83.95 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C., No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port of Wilmington, Dela. and No. 5 Port of Stockton, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Port of Stockton, Calif., No. 4 Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. and No. 5 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.12 percent to $82.02 million.
  • Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. rose 121.77 percent to $41.62 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 7.97 percent to $37.66 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 77.7 percent to $26.25 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. fell 13.57 percent to $20.28 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 $5.01 million, 2.42 percent, (65.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Turkey increased $14.01 million, 17.73 percent, (28.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $401,933, 9.15 percent, (1.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ireland decreased $431,384, 12.26 percent, (0.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru decreased $170,154, 8.57 percent, (0.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.05 percent of all these Misc. cereal grains imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $313.84 million of the $323.37 million total.

All totaled, 64.27 percent of all these Misc. cereal grains imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $207.85 million of the $323.37 million total.