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

Exports: Grain sorghum

Grain sorghum, the No. 352 export by value totaled $58.85 million for the month of February, $83.44 million through February of 2019, and $836.56 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
1Spain$36.49 M
2Mexico$14.69 M
3Japan$14.67 M
4Italy$6.64 M
5Eritrea$5.63 M
6Djibouti$1.81 M
7South Korea$1.11 M
8South Africa$925,000
9Bolivia$784,575
10China$216,000
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $83.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $26,173,725
2Port of Corpus Christi, Texas $20,524,812
3Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $8,128,538
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,026,149
5Port of Galveston, Texas $5,629,997
6Port Laredo $4,611,404
7Port of Kalama, Wash. $4,488,313
8Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $1,978,498
9Port of Longview, Wash. $1,930,077
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,504,635

U.S. exports of Grain sorghum decreased 69.09 percent through February to $83.44 million

U.S. exports of Grain sorghum decreased 69.09 percent from $269.98 million to $83.44 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 352 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 167 for the last full year with a total value of $836.56 million, a $238.2 million, 22.16 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Eritrea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 3 Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Galveston, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Kenya and No. 5 Bolivia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 4 Port of Kalama, Wash. and No. 5 Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Spain $36,490,036
2Mexico $14,687,567
3Japan $14,672,563
4Italy $6,635,947
5Eritrea $5,629,997
6Djibouti $1,808,600
7South Korea $1,107,652
8South Africa $925,000
9Bolivia $784,575
10China $216,000

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $265,786,542
2Laredo $35,321,169
3Portland/Columbia-Snake River $31,984,370
4Los Angeles $9,233,436
5Seattle $4,394,512
6El Paso $4,067,925
7New Orleans $1,795,628
8Norfolk $339,004
9Phoenix/Nogales $318,647
10Detroit $269,023

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 Houston fell 58.79 percent compared to last year to $26.17 million.
  • Port of Corpus Christi, Texas fell 85.23 percent compared to last year to $20.52 million.
  • Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas rose 575.33 percent compared to last year to $8.13 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 200.58 percent compared to last year to $6.03 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas fell 71.79 percent compared to last year to $5.63 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 Spain increased $35.71 million, 4569.12 percent, (43.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $7.92 million, 116.88 percent, (17.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $9.53 million, 185.44 percent, (17.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $5.53 million, 499.23 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Eritrea increased $5.63 million, 0 percent, (6.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.62 percent of all these Grain sorghum exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $78.12 million of the $83.44 million total.

All totaled, 79.67 percent of all these Grain sorghum exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $66.48 million of the $83.44 million total