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

Exports: Flaxseed

Flaxseed, the No. 1062 export by value totaled $1.89 million for the month of August, $7.49 million through August 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$5.34 M
2Mexico$862,085
3Ireland$320,610
4The Netherlands$254,229
5Colombia$207,787
6Taiwan$66,296
7Poland$61,236
8South Africa$51,212
9Indonesia$49,348
10Guatemala$41,767
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U.S. exports of Flaxseed increased 26.62 percent through August to $7.49 million

U.S. exports of Flaxseed increased 26.62 percent from $5.92 million to $7.49 million through the first eight 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 1062 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1086 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Noonan Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Poland. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $5,343,395
2Mexico $862,085
3Ireland $320,610
4The Netherlands $254,229
5Colombia $207,787
6Taiwan $66,296
7Poland $61,236
8South Africa $51,212
9Indonesia $49,348
10Guatemala $41,767

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 83.78 percent compared to last year to $1.07 million.
  • Noonan Border Crossing, N.D. rose 9875.02 percent compared to last year to $1.02 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 2.54 percent compared to last year to $564,439.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. rose 135.55 percent compared to last year to $505,626.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 104.04 percent compared to last year to $493,167.

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 $1.52 million, 39.74 percent, (71.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $201,491, 30.5 percent, (11.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $138,030, 30.1 percent, (4.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $88,673, 53.56 percent, (3.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $193,941, 1400.7 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.26 percent of all these Flaxseed exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $6.99 million of the $7.49 million total.

All totaled, 48.78 percent of all these Flaxseed exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $3.65 million of the $7.49 million total