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

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

Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc., the No. 33 export by value totaled $834.42 million for the month of December, $7.83 billion through December 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$990.67 M
2Spain$692.16 M
3India$661.37 M
4Germany$618.75 M
5Canada$424.62 M
6The Netherlands$412.41 M
7Japan$409.46 M
8Mexico$308.17 M
9United Arab Emirates$302.08 M
10Vietnam$288.22 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.83 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,641,880,854
2Port of Long Beach $1,179,449,808
3Port of Los Angeles $893,904,246
4Port of Houston $205,683,914
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $194,020,952
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $131,606,003
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $124,147,848
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $94,265,260
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $65,951,422
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $48,040,837

U.S. exports of Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. decreased 1.42 percent through December to $7.83 billion

U.S. exports of Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. decreased 1.42 percent from $7.94 billion to $7.83 billion in 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 33 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 32 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 India, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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 The Netherlands. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $990,667,354
2Spain $692,163,273
3India $661,369,273
4Germany $618,750,948
5Canada $424,623,669
6The Netherlands $412,406,119
7Japan $409,460,409
8Mexico $308,172,037
9United Arab Emirates $302,080,931
10Vietnam $288,215,433

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN FRANCISCO, CA $2,814,701,238
2LOS ANGELES, CA $965,935,272
3HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $114,495,190
4SAVANNAH, GA $90,969,954
5DETROIT, MI $81,683,478
6EL PASO, TX $80,791,512
7SEATTLE, WA $80,094,234
8BUFFALO, NY $30,398,284
9LAREDO, TX $23,512,274
10SAN DIEGO, CA $16,430,006

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 0.69 percent compared to last year to $4.64 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.41 percent compared to last year to $1.18 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.01 percent compared to last year to $893.9 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 12.33 percent compared to last year to $205.68 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 62.75 percent compared to last year to $194.02 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 $236.69 million, 19.28 percent, (12.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Spain increased $24.5 million, 3.67 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $76.27 million, 10.34 percent, (8.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $8.14 million, 1.33 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $35.85 million, 9.22 percent, (5.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 43.29 percent of all these Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.39 billion of the $7.83 billion total.

All totaled, 90.92 percent of all these Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $7.11 billion of the $7.83 billion total