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

Exports: Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk

Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk, the No. 655 export by value totaled $10.74 million for the month of March, $35.18 million through March of 2019, and $181.18 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$15.32 M
2Saudi Arabia$5.38 M
3Colombia$2.91 M
4Mexico$2.83 M
5South Korea$2.58 M
6Japan$1.29 M
7Bahrain$799,799
8Taiwan$764,211
9Jamaica$358,560
10Panama$332,521
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $35.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,687,793
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,567,018
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $4,171,862
4Port of Los Angeles $3,419,817
5Port of New York $2,098,490
6Port Laredo $2,098,481
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,057,231
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,574,414
9Port of Virginia $1,573,381
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,329,906

U.S. exports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk decreased 4.72 percent through March to $35.18 million

U.S. exports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk decreased 4.72 percent from $36.92 million to $35.18 million through the first three 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 655 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 641 for the last full year with a total value of $181.18 million, a $42.26 million, 30.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $15,315,982
2Saudi Arabia $5,377,905
3Colombia $2,913,232
4Mexico $2,829,052
5South Korea $2,581,296
6Japan $1,285,303
7Bahrain $799,799
8Taiwan $764,211
9Jamaica $358,560
10Panama $332,521

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $14,992,128
2Los Angeles $6,531,468
3Laredo $6,157,629
4Miami $2,948,016
5San Francisco $2,681,402
6Buffalo $2,654,968
7Norfolk $2,468,337
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,133,046
9San Diego $865,609
10Baltimore $841,832

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 17.4 percent compared to last year to $7.69 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.83 percent compared to last year to $4.57 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 747.62 percent compared to last year to $4.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 43.94 percent compared to last year to $3.42 million.
  • Port of New York rose 76.67 percent compared to last year to $2.1 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 Canada decreased $861,392, 5.32 percent, (43.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia increased $1.69 million, 45.81 percent, (15.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $2.91 million, 0 percent, (8.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $1.38 million, 32.81 percent, (8.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $1.11 million, 75.76 percent, (7.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.49 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $29.02 million of the $35.18 million total.

All totaled, 62.38 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $21.94 million of the $35.18 million total