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

Exports: Flour

Flour, the No. 697 export by value totaled $9.09 million for the month of August, $78.98 million through August of 2019, and $101.45 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
1Japan$20.95 M
2Mexico$18.58 M
3Canada$13.49 M
4Australia$5.27 M
5Indonesia$3.46 M
6United Kingdom$2.72 M
7Philippines$2.43 M
8South Korea$1.87 M
9Belgium$1.55 M
10Chile$1.26 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $78.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $17,472,984
2Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $14,809,619
3Port of Los Angeles $9,924,897
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,955,660
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,074,127
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $5,975,950
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,709,067
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,210,960
9Port of Long Beach $2,010,201
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,817,571

U.S. exports of Flour increased 14.20 percent through August to $78.98 million

U.S. exports of Flour increased 14.20 percent from $69.16 million to $78.98 million through the first eight 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 697 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 728 for the last full year with a total value of $101.45 million, a $1.28 million, 1.25 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $20,951,220
2Mexico $18,582,555
3Canada $13,490,201
4Australia $5,271,116
5Indonesia $3,461,423
6United Kingdom $2,716,900
7Philippines $2,430,203
8South Korea $1,871,843
9Belgium $1,545,271
10Chile $1,264,228

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $7,897,257
2Seattle $6,720,037
3San Diego $6,483,953
4Los Angeles $4,028,105
5Detroit $3,882,204
6New York City $995,612
7Laredo $497,726
8Buffalo $248,693
9Charleston $231,525
10Great Falls, Mont. $231,176

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 15.75 percent compared to last year to $17.47 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 12.3 percent compared to last year to $14.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 29.48 percent compared to last year to $9.92 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 36.99 percent compared to last year to $7.96 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 34.1 percent compared to last year to $6.07 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 Japan increased $242,987, 1.17 percent, (26.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $743,789, 3.85 percent, (23.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $4.33 million, 47.22 percent, (17.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $1.03 million, 24.41 percent, (6.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $1.27 million, 57.92 percent, (4.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.19 percent of all these Flour exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $61.76 million of the $78.98 million total.

All totaled, 71.21 percent of all these Flour exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $56.24 million of the $78.98 million total