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

Imports: Pasta, couscous, prepared or not

Pasta, couscous, prepared or not, the No. 347 import by value totaled $85.28 million for the month of March, $231.78 million through March of 2019, and $924.05 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
1Italy$91.04 M
2Canada$29.82 M
3China$24.97 M
4South Korea$22.62 M
5Thailand$14.78 M
6Japan$7.59 M
7Mexico$6.96 M
8Vietnam$6.6 M
9Taiwan$4.18 M
10Germany$2.28 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $231.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $77,858,877
2Port of Los Angeles $46,665,241
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $20,831,131
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,381,692
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,207,942
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,954,557
7Port of Virginia $6,648,697
8Port of Long Beach $6,297,673
9Port of Houston $5,768,077
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,394,319

U.S. imports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 3.69 percent through March to $231.78 million

U.S. imports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 3.69 percent from $223.53 million to $231.78 million through the first three 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 347 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 354 for the last full year with a total value of $924.05 million, a $64.98 million, 7.56 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $91,041,658
2Canada $29,815,515
3China $24,967,128
4South Korea $22,619,401
5Thailand $14,782,720
6Japan $7,590,417
7Mexico $6,960,880
8Vietnam $6,604,301
9Taiwan $4,180,449
10Germany $2,277,502

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $89,679,463
2Los Angeles $67,646,271
3San Francisco $33,092,806
4Detroit $17,169,304
5Chicago $14,792,015
6Buffalo $13,041,742
7Houston $10,497,782
8Seattle $8,126,507
9Baltimore $7,993,462
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,506,719

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 15.65 percent compared to last year to $77.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.73 percent compared to last year to $46.67 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 2.4 percent compared to last year to $20.83 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.19 percent compared to last year to $9.38 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 22.25 percent compared to last year to $8.21 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 $13.8 million, 17.86 percent, (39.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $5.71 million, 16.07 percent, (12.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $3.1 million, 11.04 percent, (10.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $265,480, 1.16 percent, (9.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $1.95 million, 15.17 percent, (6.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.05 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $183.23 million of the $231.78 million total.

All totaled, 70.3 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $162.94 million of the $231.78 million total