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

Exports: Barley

Barley, the No. 879 export by value totaled $1.9 million for the month of May, $14.63 million through May of 2020, and $35.98 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$5.26 M
2Japan$4.7 M
3Mexico$3.96 M
4Taiwan$457,286
5South Korea$159,200
6United Kingdom$43,200
7Barbados$29,478
8Indonesia$5,414
9Brazil$4,529
10Germany$3,501
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U.S. exports of Barley increased 14.93 percent through May to $14.63 million

U.S. exports of Barley increased 14.93 percent from $12.73 million to $14.63 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 879 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 931 for the last full year with a total value of $35.98 million, a $9.16 million, 34.16 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Jackman Border Crossing, Maine.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

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:

  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 66.24 percent compared to last year to $4.34 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 2743.01 percent compared to last year to $3.96 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 16.03 percent compared to last year to $3.14 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 54.47 percent compared to last year to $1.43 million.
  • Jackman Border Crossing, Maine rose 86.02 percent compared to last year to $528,888.

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 from No. 1 Japan increased $3.63 million, 23.85 percent, (128.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $698,816, 8.89 percent, (48.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Mexico increased $6.23 million, 5362.05 percent, (43.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $13,113, 0.79 percent, (11.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 South Korea increased $137,444, 9.35 percent, (10.99 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.02 percent of all these Barley exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $35.63 million of the $35.98 million total.

All totaled, 91.52 percent of all these Barley exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $13.39 million of the $14.63 million total