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

Exports: Flaxseed

Flaxseed, the No. 1092 export by value totaled $541,860 for the month of February, $1.09 million through February of 2019, and $8.7 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$699,791
2Ireland$137,720
3Mexico$70,811
4The Netherlands$59,752
5Indonesia$39,671
6Colombia$26,032
7Guatemala$15,091
8Hong Kong$8,753
9United Kingdom$8,041
10United Arab Emirates$7,459
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U.S. exports of Flaxseed decreased 17.03 percent through February to $1.09 million

U.S. exports of Flaxseed decreased 17.03 percent from $1.31 million to $1.09 million through the first two 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 1092 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1085 for the last full year with a total value of $8.7 million, a $6.84 million, 44.00 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Noonan Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $699,791
2Ireland $137,720
3Mexico $70,811
4The Netherlands $59,752
5Indonesia $39,671
6Colombia $26,032
7Guatemala $15,091
8Hong Kong $8,753
9United Kingdom $8,041
10United Arab Emirates $7,459

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $755,518
2Seattle $600,871
3Detroit $445,490
4Buffalo $252,552
5Laredo $168,241
6Great Falls, Mont. $129,664
7New York City $111,441
8Low Value Shipments $106,111
9Miami $35,501
10Los Angeles $32,656

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.05 percent compared to last year to $142,144.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. fell 59.12 percent compared to last year to $135,470.
  • Noonan Border Crossing, N.D. totaled $126,377. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. totaled $115,425. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 32 percent compared to last year to $82,284.

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 $288,220, 29.17 percent, (64.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Ireland increased $36,360, 35.87 percent, (12.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $31,550, 80.36 percent, (6.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $28,288, 89.91 percent, (5.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $33,950, 593.43 percent, (3.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.84 percent of all these Flaxseed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.01 million of the $1.09 million total.

All totaled, 55.43 percent of all these Flaxseed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $601,700 of the $1.09 million total