Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir

Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir, the No. 725 export by value totaled $8.24 million for the month of December, $102.97 million in 2019, and $88.54 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$32.04 M
2Philippines$19.37 M
3Malaysia$4.34 M
4Canada$4.3 M
5Trinidad and Tobago$3.74 M
6China$3.05 M
7Taiwan$3.01 M
8Thailand$2.85 M
9Australia$2.06 M
10Jamaica$1.77 M
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U.S. exports of Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir increased 16.30 percent through December 2019 to $102.97 million

U.S. exports of Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir increased 16.30 percent from $88.54 million to $102.97 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 725 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 768 for the last full year with a total value of $88.54 million, a $9.15 million, 11.52 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Philippines, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $32,038,433
2Philippines $19,369,990
3Malaysia $4,340,439
4Canada $4,304,594
5Trinidad and Tobago $3,739,522
6China $3,047,531
7Taiwan $3,005,248
8Thailand $2,851,716
9Australia $2,057,412
10Jamaica $1,767,375

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $5,528,716
2Laredo $4,905,234
3Los Angeles $4,486,198
4El Paso $4,327,860
5San Francisco $2,471,129
6Seattle $1,340,186
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $476,044
8Chicago $422,586
9Norfolk $381,233
10New York City $377,473

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 13.75 percent compared to last year to $19.33 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 438.15 percent compared to last year to $12.5 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 32.64 percent compared to last year to $10.89 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 26.85 percent compared to last year to $10.29 million.
  • Port Miami rose 7.95 percent compared to last year to $6.67 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 Mexico decreased $2.48 million, 7.18 percent, (31.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Philippines increased $7.78 million, 67.06 percent, (18.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Malaysia increased $2.63 million, 154.43 percent, (4.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $623,266, 16.93 percent, (4.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago increased $267,738, 7.71 percent, (3.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.95 percent of all these Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $63.79 million of the $102.97 million total.

All totaled, 57.96 percent of all these Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $59.68 million of the $102.97 million total