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

Imports: Pasta, couscous, prepared or not

Pasta, couscous, prepared or not, the No. 371 import by value totaled $84.05 million for the month of October, $759.37 million through October of 2018, and $859.07 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
1Italy$271.59 M
2Canada$108.84 M
3China$94.56 M
4South Korea$73.56 M
5Thailand$52.11 M
6Mexico$24.79 M
7Japan$24.13 M
8Vietnam$19.51 M
9Taiwan$14.35 M
10India$8.36 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $759.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $231,323,179
2Port of Los Angeles $154,613,237
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $75,734,257
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $30,953,528
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $29,912,894
6Port of Houston $29,268,326
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $24,249,305
8Port of Long Beach $19,467,259
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,258,089
10Port of Virginia $14,595,493

U.S. imports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 8.47 percent through October to $759.37 million

U.S. imports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 8.47 percent from $700.09 million to $759.37 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 371 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 364 for the last full year with a total value of $859.07 million, a $5.92 million, 0.69 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $271,590,121
2Canada $108,838,863
3China $94,562,557
4South Korea $73,562,961
5Thailand $52,106,386
6Mexico $24,789,723
7Japan $24,131,554
8Vietnam $19,511,854
9Taiwan $14,346,927
10India $8,357,012

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $40,481,644
2Los Angeles $30,409,753
3San Francisco $14,656,854
4Detroit $8,894,977
5Buffalo $7,473,983
6Chicago $6,230,726
7Seattle $4,831,206
8Houston $4,480,077
9Baltimore $4,411,887
10Laredo $3,686,296

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 13.23 percent compared to last year to $231.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.54 percent compared to last year to $154.61 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 3.73 percent compared to last year to $75.73 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 13.44 percent compared to last year to $30.95 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.54 percent compared to last year to $29.91 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 Italy increased $30.98 million, 12.88 percent, (35.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $401,999, 0.37 percent, (14.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $3.82 million, 4.21 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $14.1 million, 23.71 percent, (9.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $5.08 million, 10.8 percent, (6.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.1 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $600.66 million of the $759.37 million total.

All totaled, 68.81 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $522.54 million of the $759.37 million total