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

Imports: Molasses from sugar

Molasses from sugar, the No. 679 import by value totaled $11.91 million for the month of July, $112.91 million through July of 2020, and $146.3 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
1Guatemala$28.77 M
2Nicaragua$18.27 M
3Dominican Republic$15.12 M
4El Salvador$14.17 M
5Mexico$10.73 M
6Honduras$7.38 M
7Belize$4.77 M
8Egypt$4.2 M
9Brazil$3.08 M
10Colombia$1.78 M
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U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 21.87 percent through July to $112.91 million

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 21.87 percent from $92.65 million to $112.91 million through the first seven 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 679 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 743 for the last full year with a total value of $146.3 million, a $14.97 million, 11.40 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through July 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 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands.

In the last previous full 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 Baltimore, Md..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 13.38 percent compared to last year to $24.08 million.
  • Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. rose 23.64 percent compared to last year to $21.96 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 0.05 percent compared to last year to $15.99 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 182.52 percent compared to last year to $14.24 million.
  • Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands rose 119.67 percent compared to last year to $7.36 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 $10.67 million, 58.94 percent, (25.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $456,017, 2.56 percent, (16.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $471,615, 3.22 percent, (13.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 El Salvador increased $3.07 million, 27.66 percent, (12.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $1.47 million, 15.85 percent, (9.5 percent market share).

All totaled, 77.1 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $87.05 million of the $112.91 million total.

All totaled, 74.07 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $83.64 million of the $112.91 million total