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

Imports: Wheat

Wheat, the No. 391 import by value totaled $48.83 million for the month of October, $684.24 million through October of 2018, and $694.98 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
1Canada$681.76 M
2Argentina$1.83 M
3Italy$392,960
4India$64,398
5Peru$52,182
6Chile$33,948
7United Kingdom$32,999
8Germany$28,600
9China$22,703
10Taiwan$9,878
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $684.24 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $173,465,567
2International Falls, Minn. $114,005,494
3Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $96,303,081
4Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. $50,310,573
5Port of Toledo, Ohio $48,548,207
6Port of Eastport, Idaho $48,215,594
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $30,384,448
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $28,698,241
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,379,355
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $17,511,387

U.S. imports of Wheat increased 23.80 percent through October to $684.24 million

U.S. imports of Wheat increased 23.80 percent from $552.7 million to $684.24 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 391 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 417 for the last full year with a total value of $694.98 million, a $211.78 million, 43.83 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 International Falls, Minn., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Toledo, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 International Falls, Minn., No. 4 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Northgate Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $681,755,755
2Argentina $1,826,207
3Italy $392,960
4India $64,398
5Peru $52,182
6Chile $33,948
7United Kingdom $32,999
8Germany $28,600
9China $22,703
10Taiwan $9,878

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $72,280,540
2Duluth, Minn. $21,782,525
3Great Falls, Mont. $16,610,113
4Detroit $7,039,382
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,305,718
6San Juan $4,857,794
7Buffalo $2,419,080
8San Francisco $1,865,210
9Seattle $288,792
10St. Albans, Vt. $99,168

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:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 94.06 percent compared to last year to $173.47 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 40.23 percent compared to last year to $114.01 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 3.6 percent compared to last year to $96.3 million.
  • Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. rose 38.12 percent compared to last year to $50.31 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio rose 38.26 percent compared to last year to $48.55 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 Canada increased $136.72 million, 25.08 percent, (99.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Argentina decreased $2.48 million, 57.57 percent, (0.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $105,562, 21.17 percent, (0.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $3,334, 5.46 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru increased $7,692, 17.29 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.98 percent of all these Wheat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $684.09 million of the $684.24 million total.

All totaled, 70.54 percent of all these Wheat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $482.63 million of the $684.24 million total