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

Exports: Flour

Flour, the No. 745 export by value totaled $8.14 million for the month of October, $84.12 million through October of 2018, and $102.73 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
1Mexico$23.9 M
2Japan$23.79 M
3Canada$11.52 M
4Australia$5.32 M
5United Kingdom$2.7 M
6Indonesia$2.45 M
7China$2.44 M
8Philippines$1.75 M
9South Korea$1.7 M
10Belgium$1.49 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.12 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $20,726,125
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $18,352,256
3Port of Los Angeles $7,991,823
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $7,351,131
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $6,834,751
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,667,660
7Port of Long Beach $4,630,274
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,859,558
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,086,465
10Port of New York $1,817,488

U.S. exports of Flour decreased 2.93 percent through October to $84.12 million

U.S. exports of Flour decreased 2.93 percent from $86.66 million to $84.12 million through the first 10 months of 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 745 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 720 for the last full year with a total value of $102.73 million, a $5.21 million, 5.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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..

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 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $23,897,739
2Japan $23,793,223
3Canada $11,521,961
4Australia $5,324,738
5United Kingdom $2,704,955
6Indonesia $2,445,029
7China $2,436,688
8Philippines $1,745,729
9South Korea $1,702,710
10Belgium $1,493,144

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $3,626,883
2Seattle $3,054,071
3San Diego $2,833,433
4Los Angeles $2,015,686
5Detroit $1,700,801
6New York City $359,711
7Laredo $200,406
8Great Falls, Mont. $134,234
9Charleston $89,000
10Pembina, N.D. $73,009

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 9.11 percent compared to last year to $20.73 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 27.6 percent compared to last year to $18.35 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.82 percent compared to last year to $7.99 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.94 percent compared to last year to $7.35 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 19.13 percent compared to last year to $6.83 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 Mexico increased $1.38 million, 6.12 percent, (28.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $1.09 million, 4.37 percent, (28.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.6 million, 16.11 percent, (13.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $256,798, 5.07 percent, (6.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $290,097, 12.01 percent, (3.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.94 percent of all these Flour exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $67.24 million of the $84.12 million total.

All totaled, 72.82 percent of all these Flour exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $61.26 million of the $84.12 million total