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

Imports: Sugars

Sugars, the No. 762 import by value totaled $16.16 million for the month of October, $123.48 million through October of 2018, and $128.05 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
1China$26.14 M
2Germany$24.96 M
3The Netherlands$14.21 M
4Japan$11.49 M
5Canada$11.23 M
6Portugal$8.3 M
7Thailand$6.1 M
8France$4.44 M
9Denmark$4.28 M
10Indonesia$2.31 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $123.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $23,302,217
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $13,210,237
3Port of Los Angeles $11,768,658
4Port of Virginia $9,669,833
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $9,484,197
6Port of Long Beach $5,721,927
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $5,338,247
8Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn. $5,298,803
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,087,858
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $3,809,774

U.S. imports of Sugars increased 14.66 percent through October to $123.48 million

U.S. imports of Sugars increased 14.66 percent from $107.69 million to $123.48 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 762 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 768 for the last full year with a total value of $128.05 million, a $4.7 million, 3.81 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $26,142,666
2Germany $24,964,123
3The Netherlands $14,211,105
4Japan $11,488,188
5Canada $11,231,513
6Portugal $8,299,239
7Thailand $6,099,130
8France $4,441,555
9Denmark $4,279,471
10Indonesia $2,308,500

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Louis $5,013,854
2Chicago $4,789,702
3New York City $3,003,714
4Los Angeles $2,451,187
5Detroit $1,907,367
6Philadelphia $1,887,910
7Wilmington $654,720
8Atlanta/Savannah $605,868
9Cleveland $518,512
10New Orleans $441,447

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 Newark rose 1.72 percent compared to last year to $23.3 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 36.14 percent compared to last year to $13.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.46 percent compared to last year to $11.77 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 831.79 percent compared to last year to $9.67 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.37 percent compared to last year to $9.48 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 $2.7 million, 11.5 percent, (21.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $8.99 million, 56.31 percent, (20.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $1.23 million, 7.96 percent, (11.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $2.32 million, 16.82 percent, (9.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $678,134, 6.43 percent, (9.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.3 percent of all these Sugars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $88.04 million of the $123.48 million total.

All totaled, 54.61 percent of all these Sugars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $67.44 million of the $123.48 million total