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

Exports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 362 export by value totaled $41.47 million for the month of December, $550.63 million through December 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$125.36 M
2Indonesia$101.68 M
3Canada$84.98 M
4Mexico$55.61 M
5Vietnam$36.12 M
6South Korea$28.85 M
7Thailand$16.6 M
8Denmark$16.16 M
9Ecuador$12.95 M
10Germany$11.26 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $550.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $102,320,659
2Port of Los Angeles $65,624,808
3Port of Charleston $45,434,223
4Port of New Orleans $39,862,407
5Port of Long Beach $36,273,215
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $28,163,625
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $26,943,949
8Port of Virginia $25,324,740
9Port Laredo $22,463,248
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,252,832

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 15.48 percent through December to $550.63 million

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 15.48 percent from $651.51 million to $550.63 million in 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 362 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 322 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 December 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 Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $125,357,862
2Indonesia $101,683,922
3Canada $84,981,400
4Mexico $55,609,158
5Vietnam $36,124,000
6South Korea $28,854,296
7Thailand $16,600,316
8Denmark $16,155,500
9Ecuador $12,946,923
10Germany $11,263,159

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $46,018,550
2LAREDO, TX $33,583,754
3CHARLESTON, SC $25,637,680
4ANCHORAGE, AK $20,609,704
5NORFOLK, VA $13,595,296
6DETROIT, MI $11,855,730
7SEATTLE, WA $11,495,674
8WILMINGTON, NC $9,992,858
9DULUTH, MN $7,724,236
10SAVANNAH, GA $7,485,928

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 1.8 percent compared to last year to $102.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 57.48 percent compared to last year to $65.62 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 15.48 percent compared to last year to $45.43 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 156.63 percent compared to last year to $39.86 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.61 percent compared to last year to $36.27 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 $12,616, 0.01 percent, (22.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $4.28 million, 4.4 percent, (18.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $6.21 million, 6.81 percent, (15.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $158.8 million, 74.06 percent, (10.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam increased $12.55 million, 53.26 percent, (6.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.33 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $403.76 million of the $550.63 million total.

All totaled, 52.58 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $289.52 million of the $550.63 million total