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

Exports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 353 export by value totaled $56.52 million for the month of March, $134.3 million through March of 2019, and $550.63 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
1China$32.18 M
2Indonesia$25.96 M
3Canada$21.96 M
4Vietnam$12.18 M
5Mexico$12.05 M
6South Korea$5.52 M
7Thailand$4.66 M
8Ecuador$3.31 M
9Honduras$2.58 M
10Japan$1.8 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $134.3 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $26,375,732
2Port of Los Angeles $16,823,662
3Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $13,787,106
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,653,588
5Port of Long Beach $6,433,417
6Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $6,131,316
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $5,699,554
8Port of Virginia $5,647,440
9Port of New Orleans $5,091,616
10Port Laredo $4,758,165

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 13.97 percent through March to $134.3 million

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 13.97 percent from $117.84 million to $134.3 million through the first three 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 353 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 384 for the last full year with a total value of $550.63 million, a $100.88 million, 15.48 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, 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 Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $32,179,919
2Indonesia $25,961,591
3Canada $21,955,330
4Vietnam $12,176,776
5Mexico $12,052,696
6South Korea $5,520,233
7Thailand $4,657,241
8Ecuador $3,314,422
9Honduras $2,577,077
10Japan $1,804,142

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $32,510,375
2Laredo $20,804,496
3Charleston $19,270,273
4Anchorage $18,606,198
5Norfolk $10,836,665
6Seattle $10,396,091
7Detroit $8,865,206
8Wilmington $7,400,775
9Atlanta/Savannah $5,593,861
10Duluth, Minn. $4,528,391

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 156.53 percent compared to last year to $26.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.57 percent compared to last year to $16.82 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 38.22 percent compared to last year to $13.79 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 329.62 percent compared to last year to $8.65 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 15.73 percent compared to last year to $6.43 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 increased $11.27 million, 53.88 percent, (23.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $3.68 million, 16.52 percent, (19.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $814,109, 3.85 percent, (16.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $1.9 million, 18.53 percent, (9.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $5.28 million, 30.48 percent, (8.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.68 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $104.33 million of the $134.3 million total.

All totaled, 53.67 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $72.07 million of the $134.3 million total