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

Imports: Sugars

Sugars, the No. 748 import by value totaled $9.78 million for the month of February, $23.49 million through February of 2019, and $148.29 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
1China$4.74 M
2Japan$4.4 M
3Germany$3.08 M
4Canada$2.64 M
5The Netherlands$2.08 M
6Thailand$1.57 M
7Indonesia$1.4 M
8France$863,564
9Denmark$820,259
10Italy$414,646
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $23.49 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $5,987,882
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,071,163
3Port of Los Angeles $2,198,086
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,118,040
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,962,356
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $986,796
7Port of Long Beach $773,566
8Port of Virginia $742,599
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $712,803
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $565,410

U.S. imports of Sugars increased 4.02 percent through February to $23.49 million

U.S. imports of Sugars increased 4.02 percent from $22.58 million to $23.49 million through the first two 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 748 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 757 for the last full year with a total value of $148.29 million, a $20.24 million, 15.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Portugal, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $4,738,025
2Japan $4,396,182
3Germany $3,083,926
4Canada $2,641,425
5The Netherlands $2,079,708
6Thailand $1,569,014
7Indonesia $1,404,540
8France $863,564
9Denmark $820,259
10Italy $414,646

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $9,843,810
2New York City $7,507,687
3Los Angeles $6,314,580
4St. Louis $5,296,768
5Philadelphia $4,334,507
6Detroit $4,130,880
7Minneapolis $2,330,363
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,956,060
9Wilmington $1,528,234
10Buffalo $826,167

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 rose 87 percent compared to last year to $5.99 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 5149.85 percent compared to last year to $3.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 42.44 percent compared to last year to $2.2 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 51.82 percent compared to last year to $2.12 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 9.98 percent compared to last year to $1.96 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 China increased $1.27 million, 36.56 percent, (20.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $3.46 million, 370.56 percent, (18.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $1.06 million, 25.58 percent, (13.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $446,544, 20.34 percent, (11.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $1.13 million, 35.13 percent, (8.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.13 percent of all these Sugars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $16.94 million of the $23.49 million total.

All totaled, 65.31 percent of all these Sugars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $15.34 million of the $23.49 million total