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

Imports: Wheat

Wheat, the No. 446 import by value totaled $30.79 million for the month of May, $216.12 million through May of 2020, and $426.83 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
1Canada$198.68 M
2United Kingdom$9.83 M
3France$3.77 M
4Argentina$3.41 M
5Italy$329,865
6Germany$38,579
7Peru$27,603
8Israel$13,392
9Slovakia$5,000
10Lebanon$3,000
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U.S. imports of Wheat decreased 0.18 percent through May to $216.12 million

U.S. imports of Wheat decreased 0.18 percent from $216.51 million to $216.12 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 446 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 481 for the last full year with a total value of $426.83 million, a $364.86 million, 46.09 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 France, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Italy. 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 Port of Eastport, Idaho and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Toledo, Ohio.

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:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 38.81 percent compared to last year to $55.41 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 28.31 percent compared to last year to $28.58 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 41.87 percent compared to last year to $19.19 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 10.9 percent compared to last year to $18.56 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.97 percent compared to last year to $14.19 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 decreased $12.47 million, 5.91 percent, (91.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $9.81 million, 44932 percent, (4.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $3.77 million, 0 percent, (1.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Argentina decreased $1.49 million, 30.42 percent, (1.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $70,146, 27.01 percent, (0.15 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.96 percent of all these Wheat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $216.02 million of the $216.12 million total.

All totaled, 62.9 percent of all these Wheat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $135.94 million of the $216.12 million total