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

Exports: Flour

Flour, the No. 687 export by value totaled $8.63 million for the month of February, $18.26 million through February 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$5.57 M
2Mexico$4.11 M
3Canada$2.77 M
4Australia$1.19 M
5Indonesia$755,050
6South Korea$739,177
7United Kingdom$461,331
8Thailand$457,389
9Chile$382,945
10Israel$257,200
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $18.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,908,759
2Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $3,175,930
3Port of Los Angeles $1,957,367
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,934,129
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,438,310
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,218,009
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $792,094
8Port of Long Beach $511,032
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $473,760
10Port Laredo $456,977

U.S. exports of Flour increased 26.97 percent through February to $18.26 million

U.S. exports of Flour increased 26.97 percent from $14.38 million to $18.26 million through the first two 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 687 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 750 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 February 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 of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Australia. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $5,571,279
2Mexico $4,106,667
3Canada $2,766,388
4Australia $1,188,370
5Indonesia $755,050
6South Korea $739,177
7United Kingdom $461,331
8Thailand $457,389
9Chile $382,945
10Israel $257,200

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 35.34 percent compared to last year to $4.91 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 24.84 percent compared to last year to $3.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 121.31 percent compared to last year to $1.96 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 0.82 percent compared to last year to $1.93 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 30.5 percent compared to last year to $1.44 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 $886,892, 18.93 percent, (30.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.07 million, 35.36 percent, (22.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $686,569, 33.01 percent, (15.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $309,011, 35.14 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $290,950, 62.69 percent, (4.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.81 percent of all these Flour exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $14.39 million of the $18.26 million total.

All totaled, 73.48 percent of all these Flour exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $13.41 million of the $18.26 million total