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

Imports: Tapioca and substitutes

Tapioca and substitutes, the No. 1003 import by value totaled $1.58 million for the month of May, $10.13 million through May of 2020, and $24.77 million 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
1Taiwan$5.01 M
2Thailand$1.93 M
3China$953,466
4India$799,051
5Brazil$628,515
6Vietnam$340,153
7France$205,323
8Ecuador$50,437
9Nigeria$38,592
10Philippines$37,797
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U.S. imports of Tapioca and substitutes increased 3.40 percent through May to $10.13 million

U.S. imports of Tapioca and substitutes increased 3.40 percent from $9.8 million to $10.13 million through the first five 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 1003 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1029 for the last full year with a total value of $24.77 million, a $3.77 million, 17.94 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 India and No. 5 Brazil. 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 New York and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Taiwan, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.92 percent compared to last year to $4.06 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.25 percent compared to last year to $2.38 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 16.52 percent compared to last year to $1.08 million.
  • Port of New York rose 33.45 percent compared to last year to $504,226.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 160.05 percent compared to last year to $410,575.

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 Taiwan decreased $322,358, 6.04 percent, (49.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand increased $370,867, 23.75 percent, (19.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $43,557, 4.79 percent, (9.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $645,829, 421.5 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $23,674, 3.63 percent, (6.2 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.04 percent of all these Tapioca and substitutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $9.33 million of the $10.13 million total.

All totaled, 83.25 percent of all these Tapioca and substitutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $8.44 million of the $10.13 million total