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

Imports: Wheat

Wheat, the No. 476 import by value totaled $28.46 million for the month of February, $85.55 million through February of 2019, and $791.69 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
1Canada$80.53 M
2Argentina$4.9 M
3Italy$44,335
4India$36,407
5Peru$11,617
6Israel$11,560
7Germany$7,445
8Australia$6,300
9China$2,418
10Mexico$2,240
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $18,681,111
2Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,884,632
3Port of Eastport, Idaho $9,389,304
4Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. $7,112,637
5Port of Toledo, Ohio $5,745,980
6International Falls, Minn. $5,256,579
7Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $4,923,729
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $4,898,121
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,699,825
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,543,019

U.S. imports of Wheat decreased 36.01 percent through February to $85.55 million

U.S. imports of Wheat decreased 36.01 percent from $133.69 million to $85.55 million through the first two 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 476 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 378 for the last full year with a total value of $791.69 million, a $96.72 million, 13.92 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, 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 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Germany. 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 Northgate Border Crossing, N.D..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $80,533,587
2Argentina $4,898,121
3Italy $44,335
4India $36,407
5Peru $11,617
6Israel $11,560
7Germany $7,445
8Australia $6,300
9China $2,418
10Mexico $2,240

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $115,110,432
2Duluth, Minn. $33,794,008
3Great Falls, Mont. $31,167,112
4San Juan $18,783,209
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $13,124,350
6Detroit $10,290,645
7Buffalo $8,912,282
8Cleveland $6,992,039
9San Francisco $1,906,662
10Seattle $633,975

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 53.85 percent compared to last year to $18.68 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 43.81 percent compared to last year to $9.88 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 27.27 percent compared to last year to $9.39 million.
  • Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. fell 38.64 percent compared to last year to $7.11 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio totaled $5.75 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $51.15 million, 38.84 percent, (94.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Argentina increased $3.07 million, 168.21 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $62,505, 58.5 percent, (0.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $6,036, 19.87 percent, (0.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru increased $11,617, 0 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.96 percent of all these Wheat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $85.52 million of the $85.55 million total.

All totaled, 59.39 percent of all these Wheat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $50.81 million of the $85.55 million total