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

Exports: Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit

Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit, the No. 211 export by value totaled $114.22 million for the month of March, $313.06 million through March of 2019, and $1.12 billion 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
1Philippines$161.82 M
2Vietnam$40.78 M
3Thailand$25.2 M
4South Korea$19.34 M
5Japan$19.3 M
6Colombia$10.04 M
7Guatemala$5.97 M
8Myanmar (Burma)$5.48 M
9Honduras$5.09 M
10Dominican Republic$3.02 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $313.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. $239,671,015
2Port of New Orleans $25,455,598
3Port of Los Angeles $10,281,467
4International Falls, Minn. $7,731,700
5Port of Longview, Wash. $6,904,068
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $4,666,980
7Port of New York $3,141,769
8Port of Long Beach $2,772,391
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,177,032
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $1,881,587

U.S. exports of Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit increased 66.57 percent through March to $313.06 million

U.S. exports of Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit increased 66.57 percent from $187.94 million to $313.06 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 211 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 293 for the last full year with a total value of $1.12 billion, a $342.22 million, 44.24 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea 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 Longview, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Philippines, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Morocco. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Philippines $161,823,070
2Vietnam $40,778,708
3Thailand $25,198,457
4South Korea $19,343,515
5Japan $19,298,278
6Colombia $10,043,341
7Guatemala $5,973,134
8Myanmar (Burma) $5,483,819
9Honduras $5,089,916
10Dominican Republic $3,022,187

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $204,241,191
2New Orleans $62,648,437
3Los Angeles $21,401,600
4Duluth, Minn. $5,713,836
5Norfolk $2,886,167
6Pembina, N.D. $2,570,597
7Laredo $2,228,007
8New York City $2,123,990
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,966,271
10Detroit $1,768,190

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 Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Wash. rose 105.02 percent compared to last year to $239.67 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.06 percent compared to last year to $25.46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.64 percent compared to last year to $10.28 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. rose 9.36 percent compared to last year to $7.73 million.
  • Port of Longview, Wash. totaled $6.9 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $81.91 million, 102.49 percent, (51.69 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Vietnam increased $20.68 million, 102.88 percent, (13.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand increased $14.27 million, 130.5 percent, (8.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $18.58 million, 2426.1 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $11.53 million, 148.55 percent, (6.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.11 percent of all these Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $266.44 million of the $313.06 million total.

All totaled, 92.65 percent of all these Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $290.04 million of the $313.06 million total