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

Imports: Rice

Rice, the No. 252 import by value totaled $119.82 million for the month of July, $744.33 million through July of 2020, and $1.01 billion 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
1Thailand$467.55 M
2India$152.84 M
3Pakistan$35.84 M
4Brazil$17.93 M
5China$16.44 M
6Italy$8.92 M
7Vietnam$8.66 M
8Canada$7.35 M
9Argentina$5.35 M
10Japan$3.61 M
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U.S. imports of Rice increased 29.91 percent through July to $744.33 million

U.S. imports of Rice increased 29.91 percent from $572.98 million to $744.33 million through the first seven 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 252 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 342 for the last full year with a total value of $1.01 billion, a $117.43 million, 13.10 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through July 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 Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 India, No. 3 Pakistan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. 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..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 34.96 percent compared to last year to $180.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.14 percent compared to last year to $159.59 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 41.83 percent compared to last year to $76.85 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 37.32 percent compared to last year to $43.99 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 68.24 percent compared to last year to $40.69 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 $103.31 million, 28.36 percent, (62.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $24.21 million, 18.82 percent, (20.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Pakistan increased $12.69 million, 54.85 percent, (4.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $12.97 million, 261.31 percent, (2.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $6.91 million, 72.47 percent, (2.21 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.78 percent of all these Rice imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $690.6 million of the $744.33 million total.

All totaled, 67.35 percent of all these Rice imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $501.35 million of the $744.33 million total