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

Imports: Misc. grains, cereals

Misc. grains, cereals, the No. 440 import by value totaled $52.4 million for the month of March, $153.29 million through March of 2019, and $558.27 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
1Canada$74.6 M
2Mexico$36.92 M
3South Korea$6.71 M
4Thailand$4.91 M
5Spain$4.12 M
6Germany$3.48 M
7India$3.03 M
8France$2.99 M
9Dominican Republic$2.77 M
10Peru$2.02 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $153.29 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $36,583,590
2Port Laredo $20,099,517
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $16,999,144
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $14,512,571
5Port of Newark $12,871,163
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $9,604,886
7Port of Los Angeles $8,792,557
8Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $8,112,739
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,919,655
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $4,831,410

U.S. imports of Misc. grains, cereals increased 15.06 percent through March to $153.29 million

U.S. imports of Misc. grains, cereals increased 15.06 percent from $133.23 million to $153.29 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 440 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 for the last full year with a total value of $558.27 million, a $61.68 million, 12.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $74,596,398
2Mexico $36,917,435
3South Korea $6,708,071
4Thailand $4,907,668
5Spain $4,120,659
6Germany $3,482,021
7India $3,030,462
8France $2,992,152
9Dominican Republic $2,769,264
10Peru $2,023,239

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $57,840,114
2Laredo $23,196,560
3Buffalo $23,153,982
4San Diego $17,718,646
5New York City $14,818,669
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,761,204
7Los Angeles $9,408,513
8San Juan $7,539,319
9Baltimore $5,930,795
10Houston $4,088,745

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.39 percent compared to last year to $36.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 37.15 percent compared to last year to $20.1 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.44 percent compared to last year to $17 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 17.93 percent compared to last year to $14.51 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 34.89 percent compared to last year to $12.87 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 $4.09 million, 5.8 percent, (48.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $7.01 million, 23.44 percent, (24.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $3.08 million, 84.77 percent, (4.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $2.54 million, 106.94 percent, (3.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $1.03 million, 33.4 percent, (2.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.01 percent of all these Misc. grains, cereals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $127.25 million of the $153.29 million total.

All totaled, 65.93 percent of all these Misc. grains, cereals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $101.07 million of the $153.29 million total