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

Imports: Pasta, couscous, prepared or not

Pasta, couscous, prepared or not, the No. 321 import by value totaled $71.42 million for the month of February, $157.77 million through February of 2020, and $946.02 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
1Italy$56.33 M
2Canada$21.06 M
3China$15.86 M
4South Korea$15.05 M
5Thailand$13.69 M
6Japan$5.15 M
7Mexico$4.82 M
8Vietnam$4.28 M
9Taiwan$4.15 M
10Turkey$1.98 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $157.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $50,639,798
2Port of Los Angeles $29,575,490
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,783,958
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,110,299
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,373,577
6Port of Houston $5,363,143
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $5,343,369
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,336,386
9Port of Long Beach $4,354,625
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $3,938,657

U.S. imports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 7.70 percent through February to $157.77 million

U.S. imports of Pasta, couscous, prepared or not increased 7.70 percent from $146.49 million to $157.77 million through the first two 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 321 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 362 for the last full year with a total value of $946.02 million, a $21.97 million, 2.38 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $56,334,179
2Canada $21,062,768
3China $15,856,387
4South Korea $15,046,401
5Thailand $13,688,931
6Japan $5,150,416
7Mexico $4,822,171
8Vietnam $4,279,968
9Taiwan $4,151,758
10Turkey $1,976,826

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $26,183,289
2Los Angeles $19,930,739
3San Francisco $7,975,039
4Detroit $4,520,029
5Chicago $4,283,305
6Houston $3,157,650
7Buffalo $2,856,844
8Baltimore $2,614,865
9Seattle $2,496,834
10Atlanta/Savannah $1,960,164

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:

  • Port of Newark fell 0.27 percent compared to last year to $50.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.96 percent compared to last year to $29.58 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 6.4 percent compared to last year to $12.78 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 23.92 percent compared to last year to $7.11 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.17 percent compared to last year to $5.37 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 $681,497, 1.22 percent, (35.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $1.4 million, 7.14 percent, (13.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $2.07 million, 11.53 percent, (10.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $1.47 million, 10.79 percent, (9.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $5.39 million, 64.94 percent, (8.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.32 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $121.99 million of the $157.77 million total.

All totaled, 66.86 percent of all these Pasta, couscous, prepared or not imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $105.48 million of the $157.77 million total