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

Exports: Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit

Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit, the No. 243 export by value totaled $95.65 million for the month of October, $919.83 million through October of 2018, and $773.58 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
1Philippines$424.03 M
2Vietnam$87.34 M
3Colombia$61.18 M
4Japan$57.24 M
5Thailand$56.58 M
6Indonesia$50.38 M
7Honduras$19.19 M
8Myanmar (Burma)$17.33 M
9Panama$14.12 M
10Dominican Republic$13.47 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $919.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. $567,568,604
2Port of New Orleans $119,913,368
3Port of Los Angeles $41,858,989
4Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $34,492,181
5Port of Virginia $33,013,731
6International Falls, Minn. $26,702,437
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $23,307,863
8Port of Long Beach $15,902,790
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $11,198,350
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $9,907,374

U.S. exports of Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit increased 50.92 percent through October to $919.83 million

U.S. exports of Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit increased 50.92 percent from $609.5 million to $919.83 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 243 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 298 for the last full year with a total value of $773.58 million, a $11.86 million, 1.51 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash., No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 International Falls, Minn. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Philippines $424,029,447
2Vietnam $87,342,413
3Colombia $61,175,662
4Japan $57,237,527
5Thailand $56,584,356
6Indonesia $50,383,012
7Honduras $19,193,418
8Myanmar (Burma) $17,334,414
9Panama $14,118,029
10Dominican Republic $13,470,316

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $75,107,847
2New Orleans $17,571,410
3Los Angeles $10,862,689
4Duluth, Minn. $4,026,681
5Norfolk $1,629,595
6Pembina, N.D. $1,166,450
7Detroit $1,013,089
8Laredo $998,371
9Atlanta/Savannah $328,199
10Charleston $96,283

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:

  • Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. rose 50.05 percent compared to last year to $567.57 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 4.56 percent compared to last year to $119.91 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 40.03 percent compared to last year to $41.86 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 296.48 percent compared to last year to $34.49 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 165.59 percent compared to last year to $33.01 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 Philippines increased $127.77 million, 43.13 percent, (46.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Vietnam increased $33.18 million, 61.26 percent, (9.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $48.52 million, 383.31 percent, (6.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $32.76 million, 133.79 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Thailand increased $22.73 million, 67.14 percent, (6.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.62 percent of all these Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $686.37 million of the $919.83 million total.

All totaled, 86.63 percent of all these Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $796.85 million of the $919.83 million total