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

Imports: Sugars

Sugars, the No. 757 import by value totaled $12.76 million for the month of August, $100.16 million through August 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$18.51 M
2Germany$15.54 M
3Japan$14.13 M
4The Netherlands$11.18 M
5Canada$8.98 M
6France$7.11 M
7Thailand$6.11 M
8Portugal$4.46 M
9Indonesia$3.3 M
10Ireland$2.25 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $100.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $21,571,440
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $19,385,060
3Port of Los Angeles $10,015,766
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,410,743
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,628,592
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $3,310,204
7Port of Philadelphia $3,077,892
8Port of Wilmington, N.C. $2,821,196
9Port of Virginia $2,791,646
10Port of Long Beach $2,143,177

U.S. imports of Sugars increased 3.30 percent through August to $100.16 million

U.S. imports of Sugars increased 3.30 percent from $96.96 million to $100.16 million through the first eight 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 757 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 762 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 The Netherlands 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..

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 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $18,507,933
2Germany $15,538,216
3Japan $14,131,833
4The Netherlands $11,180,514
5Canada $8,984,852
6France $7,112,825
7Thailand $6,108,492
8Portugal $4,456,585
9Indonesia $3,300,493
10Ireland $2,245,239

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 19.17 percent compared to last year to $21.57 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 78.08 percent compared to last year to $19.39 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.66 percent compared to last year to $10.02 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.11 percent compared to last year to $7.41 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 89.06 percent compared to last year to $6.63 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 decreased $1.35 million, 6.79 percent, (18.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $3.64 million, 18.98 percent, (15.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $5.12 million, 56.74 percent, (14.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $517,547, 4.42 percent, (11.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $236,311, 2.7 percent, (8.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.23 percent of all these Sugars imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $68.34 million of the $100.16 million total.

All totaled, 64.91 percent of all these Sugars imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $65.01 million of the $100.16 million total