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

Imports: Molasses from sugar

Molasses from sugar, the No. 750 import by value totaled $11.4 million for the month of August, $104.05 million through August of 2019, and $131.33 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
1Guatemala$21.87 M
2Nicaragua$17.81 M
3Dominican Republic$14.65 M
4El Salvador$11.15 M
5Mexico$9.47 M
6Honduras$8.72 M
7Belize$4.82 M
8Brazil$4.44 M
9Australia$3.03 M
10Poland$1.89 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $104.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $22,460,629
2Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $21,465,687
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $15,999,076
4Port of San Francisco, Calif. $7,324,975
5Port of New Orleans $5,042,525
6Port of Stockton, Calif. $4,727,289
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $4,334,827
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,017,402
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $3,859,576
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,473,678

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 9.27 percent through August to $104.05 million

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 9.27 percent from $95.23 million to $104.05 million through the first eight 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 750 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 767 for the last full year with a total value of $131.33 million, a $23.52 million, 21.82 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Nicaragua, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Playa de Ponce Port, P.R., No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 Port of San Francisco, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Nicaragua, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Playa de Ponce Port, P.R., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of San Francisco, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $21,869,316
2Nicaragua $17,809,891
3Dominican Republic $14,652,095
4El Salvador $11,149,798
5Mexico $9,466,838
6Honduras $8,721,564
7Belize $4,820,117
8Brazil $4,444,451
9Australia $3,034,925
10Poland $1,888,100

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Juan $14,764,466
2Houston $8,880,789
3Wilmington $5,073,000
4U.S. Virgin Islands $4,347,439
5New Orleans $4,009,570
6Baltimore $3,353,889
7San Francisco $2,238,698
8Seattle $875,430
9New York City $566,365
10Detroit $476,729

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 27.35 percent compared to last year to $22.46 million.
  • Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. fell 6.57 percent compared to last year to $21.47 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 27.35 percent compared to last year to $16 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 20.36 percent compared to last year to $7.32 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 15.56 percent compared to last year to $5.04 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 Guatemala increased $5.8 million, 36.11 percent, (21.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $3.7 million, 26.19 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Dominican Republic decreased $572,629, 3.76 percent, (14.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 El Salvador decreased $2.14 million, 16.08 percent, (10.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $5.63 million, 147 percent, (9.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.03 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $74.95 million of the $104.05 million total.

All totaled, 69.48 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $72.29 million of the $104.05 million total