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

Imports: Rice

Rice, the No. 379 import by value totaled $70.67 million for the month of October, $732.62 million through October of 2018, and $667 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
1Thailand$444.81 M
2India$176.11 M
3Pakistan$26.9 M
4Brazil$13.55 M
5China$12.73 M
6Italy$11.28 M
7Vietnam$10.3 M
8Canada$9.99 M
9Spain$5.36 M
10Argentina$3.96 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $732.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $185,977,922
2Port of Newark $167,774,682
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $76,438,499
4Port of Houston $39,571,181
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $39,544,473
6Port of Philadelphia $35,864,160
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,440,964
8Port Miami $20,631,117
9Port of Long Beach $18,122,763
10Port of Virginia $17,712,105

U.S. imports of Rice increased 36.50 percent through October to $732.62 million

U.S. imports of Rice increased 36.50 percent from $536.73 million to $732.62 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 379 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 424 for the last full year with a total value of $667 million, a $12.5 million, 1.91 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Thailand $444,805,498
2India $176,112,226
3Pakistan $26,899,711
4Brazil $13,550,677
5China $12,725,756
6Italy $11,281,104
7Vietnam $10,295,136
8Canada $9,987,380
9Spain $5,359,458
10Argentina $3,962,311

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $32,202,644
2New York City $29,338,370
3San Francisco $13,404,541
4Houston $8,160,924
5Baltimore $8,105,119
6Philadelphia $7,025,974
7Miami $6,411,351
8Atlanta/Savannah $5,841,037
9Norfolk $4,508,706
10Jacksonville/Tampa $4,362,661

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 Los Angeles rose 31.06 percent compared to last year to $185.98 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 24.2 percent compared to last year to $167.77 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 28.47 percent compared to last year to $76.44 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 43.19 percent compared to last year to $39.57 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 50.65 percent compared to last year to $39.54 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 Thailand increased $137.55 million, 44.77 percent, (60.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $29.2 million, 19.87 percent, (24.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $4.42 million, 19.64 percent, (3.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $5.86 million, 76.13 percent, (1.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $8.24 million, 183.45 percent, (1.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.01 percent of all these Rice imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $674.09 million of the $732.62 million total.

All totaled, 69.52 percent of all these Rice imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $509.31 million of the $732.62 million total