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

Imports: Molasses from sugar

Molasses from sugar, the No. 718 import by value totaled $16.94 million for the month of February, $29.16 million through February 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$9.63 M
2Nicaragua$5.54 M
3Dominican Republic$3.88 M
4El Salvador$3.47 M
5Honduras$3.26 M
6Brazil$1.89 M
7Poland$672,100
8India$320,249
9Canada$109,277
10Mexico$95,682
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $8,396,487
2Port of Houston $4,914,633
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $4,410,161
4Port of Stockton, Calif. $3,057,718
5Port of San Francisco, Calif. $1,741,445
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,538,422
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $1,450,200
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,267,100
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,152,864
10Port of Newark $240,883

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 16.63 percent through February to $29.16 million

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 16.63 percent from $25 million to $29.16 million through the first two 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 718 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 738 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Nicaragua, No. 3 Dominican Republic, 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 Stockton, Calif. and No. 5 Port of San Francisco, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Dominican Republic, No. 2 Guatemala, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Poland. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Guatemala $9,629,993
2Nicaragua $5,544,531
3Dominican Republic $3,875,727
4El Salvador $3,465,600
5Honduras $3,263,901
6Brazil $1,894,316
7Poland $672,100
8India $320,249
9Canada $109,277
10Mexico $95,682

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. rose 35.97 percent compared to last year to $8.4 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 7.2 percent compared to last year to $4.91 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 66.3 percent compared to last year to $4.41 million.
  • Port of Stockton, Calif. totaled $3.06 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 3009.72 percent compared to last year to $1.74 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 $3.11 million, 47.75 percent, (33.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Nicaragua increased $2.3 million, 71.04 percent, (19.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Dominican Republic decreased $2.79 million, 41.83 percent, (13.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 El Salvador decreased $468,965, 11.92 percent, (11.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras increased $2.09 million, 178.97 percent, (11.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.41 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $25.78 million of the $29.16 million total.

All totaled, 77.23 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $22.52 million of the $29.16 million total