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

Exports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 361 export by value totaled $45.75 million for the month of October, $457.26 million through October of 2018, and $651.51 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
1China$104.18 M
2Indonesia$81.04 M
3Canada$71.47 M
4Mexico$47.47 M
5Vietnam$29.07 M
6South Korea$28.05 M
7Denmark$16.16 M
8Thailand$11.74 M
9Germany$10.86 M
10Ecuador$10.09 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $457.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $90,995,584
2Port of Los Angeles $51,596,771
3Port of New Orleans $37,693,269
4Port of Charleston $32,635,599
5Port of Long Beach $31,658,559
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $23,998,085
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $22,238,283
8Port Laredo $19,649,014
9Port of Virginia $17,728,557
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $14,866,202

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 18.42 percent through October to $457.26 million

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 18.42 percent from $560.52 million to $457.26 million through the first 10 months of 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 361 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 318 for the last full year with a total value of $651.51 million, a $164.25 million, 33.71 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $104,181,925
2Indonesia $81,043,470
3Canada $71,473,897
4Mexico $47,466,945
5Vietnam $29,067,791
6South Korea $28,050,340
7Denmark $16,155,500
8Thailand $11,740,926
9Germany $10,860,659
10Ecuador $10,090,672

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,863,707
2Laredo $12,940,530
3Anchorage $7,281,123
4Charleston $6,471,649
5Detroit $3,824,472
6Seattle $3,329,208
7Norfolk $3,240,482
8Wilmington $3,235,235
9Duluth, Minn. $2,802,069
10Pembina, N.D. $2,429,826

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 4.36 percent compared to last year to $91 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 89.11 percent compared to last year to $51.6 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 154.57 percent compared to last year to $37.69 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 27.24 percent compared to last year to $32.64 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 4.52 percent compared to last year to $31.66 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 China decreased $4.46 million, 4.11 percent, (22.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $1.87 million, 2.36 percent, (17.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $7.54 million, 9.55 percent, (15.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $144.48 million, 75.27 percent, (10.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam increased $12.51 million, 75.54 percent, (6.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.88 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $333.23 million of the $457.26 million total.

All totaled, 53.49 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $244.58 million of the $457.26 million total