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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Molasses from sugar

Molasses from sugar, the No. 781 import by value totaled $5.1 million for the month of October, $110.99 million through October of 2018, and $107.81 million for all of 2017, 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
1El Salvador$19.48 M
2Dominican Republic$17.74 M
3Guatemala$17.23 M
4Nicaragua$16.27 M
5Honduras$11.41 M
6Panama$5.77 M
7Belize$4.07 M
8Mexico$3.96 M
9Brazil$3.36 M
10Australia$2.64 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $110.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. $25,648,811
2Port of Houston $20,975,155
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $16,875,541
4Port of New Orleans $6,842,223
5Port of San Francisco, Calif. $6,134,491
6Port of Stockton, Calif. $5,747,768
7Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $5,322,931
8Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands $5,309,672
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,858,064
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,432,000

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 19.27 percent through October to $110.99 million

U.S. imports of Molasses from sugar increased 19.27 percent from $93.06 million to $110.99 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 781 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 792 for the last full year with a total value of $107.81 million, a $32.21 million, 23.01 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 El Salvador, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Nicaragua 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 El Salvador, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Nicaragua. 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 Christiansted Port Terminal, U.S. Virgin Islands and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1El Salvador $19,476,365
2Dominican Republic $17,738,544
3Guatemala $17,228,210
4Nicaragua $16,272,109
5Honduras $11,408,682
6Panama $5,768,823
7Belize $4,073,413
8Mexico $3,956,829
9Brazil $3,356,668
10Australia $2,642,096

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Juan $8,827,429
2Houston $5,296,031
3U.S. Virgin Islands $4,347,439
4Wilmington $2,432,000
5New Orleans $1,907,204
6Baltimore $1,170,000
7New York City $365,047
8Detroit $240,772
9San Francisco $135,703
10Chicago $103,094

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Playa de Ponce Port, P.R. rose 19.45 percent compared to last year to $25.65 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 54.69 percent compared to last year to $20.98 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 79.76 percent compared to last year to $16.88 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.71 percent compared to last year to $6.84 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 77.65 percent compared to last year to $6.13 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 El Salvador increased $6.5 million, 50.11 percent, (17.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Dominican Republic increased $6.12 million, 52.62 percent, (15.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala decreased $964,056, 5.3 percent, (15.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Nicaragua increased $8.58 million, 111.51 percent, (14.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras decreased $3.9 million, 25.46 percent, (10.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.99 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $82.12 million of the $110.99 million total.

All totaled, 68.9 percent of all these Molasses from sugar imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $76.48 million of the $110.99 million total