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

Exports: Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk

Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk, the No. 616 export by value totaled $9.96 million for the month of December, $181.18 million through December of 2018, and $138.92 million 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
1Canada$81.28 M
2Mexico$32.76 M
3Saudi Arabia$12.35 M
4Denmark$7.8 M
5Honduras$6.27 M
6South Korea$5.62 M
7Taiwan$3.93 M
8Japan$3.68 M
9Bahrain$2.71 M
10Dominican Republic$2.6 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $181.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $34,712,418
2Port Laredo $25,752,941
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $21,526,991
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $15,745,005
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $14,751,890
6Port of Los Angeles $11,589,762
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $7,074,887
8Port of Long Beach $6,897,509
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $6,658,649
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $5,340,668

U.S. exports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 30.42 percent through December to $181.18 million

U.S. exports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 30.42 percent from $138.92 million to $181.18 million 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 616 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 661 for the last full year with a total value of $138.92 million, a $27.3 million, 24.46 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Honduras. 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..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $81,276,367
2Mexico $32,756,942
3Saudi Arabia $12,349,570
4Denmark $7,795,230
5Honduras $6,270,214
6South Korea $5,616,477
7Taiwan $3,929,044
8Japan $3,676,325
9Bahrain $2,706,517
10Dominican Republic $2,600,385

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $19,849,234
2LOS ANGELES, CA $10,669,720
3NORFOLK, VA $4,816,400
4SAN FRANCISCO, CA $4,790,308
5MIAMI, FL $4,585,480
6BUFFALO, NY $4,164,352
7LAREDO, TX $3,388,336
8OGDENSBURG, NY $2,612,270
9SEATTLE, WA $1,592,338
10SAN DIEGO, CA $1,439,136

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 94.53 percent compared to last year to $34.71 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 473.34 percent compared to last year to $25.75 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.59 percent compared to last year to $21.53 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 71.79 percent compared to last year to $15.75 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 17.91 percent compared to last year to $14.75 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 increased $21.15 million, 35.18 percent, (44.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $17.57 million, 115.71 percent, (18.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $2.27 million, 22.55 percent, (6.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Denmark increased $1.46 million, 23.07 percent, (4.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras increased $6.18 million, 6856.47 percent, (3.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.52 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $140.45 million of the $181.18 million total.

All totaled, 62.09 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $112.49 million of the $181.18 million total