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

Exports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 328 export by value totaled $51.72 million for the month of July, $369.35 million through July 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$94.43 M
2Indonesia$63.54 M
3Canada$54.72 M
4Mexico$33.88 M
5Vietnam$24.65 M
6South Korea$16.5 M
7Thailand$13.96 M
8Chile$13.67 M
9Ecuador$11.52 M
10Taiwan$7.47 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $369.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $64,142,225
2Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $46,912,060
3Port of Los Angeles $42,810,449
4Port of Virginia $23,718,204
5Port of Long Beach $21,073,950
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $18,879,272
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $14,023,002
8Port of New Orleans $13,641,114
9Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $11,711,060
10Port Laredo $10,689,458

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 25.17 percent through July to $369.35 million

U.S. exports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 25.17 percent from $295.07 million to $369.35 million through the first seven 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 328 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 378 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 July 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 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $94,433,482
2Indonesia $63,541,506
3Canada $54,721,343
4Mexico $33,877,562
5Vietnam $24,653,499
6South Korea $16,495,015
7Thailand $13,961,948
8Chile $13,669,973
9Ecuador $11,521,297
10Taiwan $7,472,113

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Charleston rose 154.27 percent compared to last year to $64.14 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 16.42 percent compared to last year to $46.91 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.5 percent compared to last year to $42.81 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 98.91 percent compared to last year to $23.72 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.25 percent compared to last year to $21.07 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 $24.24 million, 34.53 percent, (25.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $8.71 million, 15.88 percent, (17.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $4.73 million, 9.46 percent, (14.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $687,582, 2.07 percent, (9.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam increased $4.35 million, 21.43 percent, (6.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.43 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $271.23 million of the $369.35 million total.

All totaled, 53.79 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $198.66 million of the $369.35 million total