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

Exports: Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.

Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc., the No. 40 export by value totaled $881.45 million for the month of October, $5.92 billion through October of 2018, and $7.94 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Hong Kong$590.87 M
2Spain$566.81 M
3Germany$529.29 M
4India$522.08 M
5Japan$343.55 M
6Canada$334.36 M
7The Netherlands$324.76 M
8Mexico$272.21 M
9South Korea$214.8 M
10Italy$214.11 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.92 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $3,522,723,517
2Port of Long Beach $906,275,081
3Port of Los Angeles $581,796,973
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $188,654,703
5Port of Houston $177,563,360
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $100,289,784
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $94,253,355
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $83,410,931
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $49,125,378
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $46,675,939

U.S. exports of Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. increased 1.32 percent through October to $5.92 billion

U.S. exports of Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. increased 1.32 percent from $5.84 billion to $5.92 billion 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 40 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 36 for the last full year with a total value of $7.94 billion, a $587.23 million, 7.99 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 India, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $590,873,726
2Spain $566,805,816
3Germany $529,290,593
4India $522,084,697
5Japan $343,550,393
6Canada $334,363,867
7The Netherlands $324,762,219
8Mexico $272,213,792
9South Korea $214,797,117
10Italy $214,106,387

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $852,914,179
2Los Angeles $285,361,647
3Atlanta/Savannah $41,529,838
4Houston $40,335,298
5El Paso $38,926,642
6Detroit $20,271,432
7Seattle $16,767,633
8Buffalo $14,536,717
9Laredo $7,970,374
10San Diego $4,381,364

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:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 2.07 percent compared to last year to $3.52 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 34.73 percent compared to last year to $906.28 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.86 percent compared to last year to $581.8 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 65.05 percent compared to last year to $188.65 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 10.1 percent compared to last year to $177.56 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. exports to No. 1 Hong Kong decreased $168.26 million, 22.17 percent, (9.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Spain increased $25.14 million, 4.64 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $32 million, 6.44 percent, (8.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India decreased $26.37 million, 4.81 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $52.27 million, 17.94 percent, (5.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 43.12 percent of all these Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.55 billion of the $5.92 billion total.

All totaled, 90.84 percent of all these Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.38 billion of the $5.92 billion total