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

Exports: Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.

Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc., the No. 201 export by value totaled $112.7 million for the month of October, $1.15 billion through October of 2018, and $1.46 billion 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
1Japan$411.08 M
2China$275.57 M
3South Korea$196.28 M
4Saudi Arabia$129.11 M
5United Arab Emirates$68.37 M
6Taiwan$44.96 M
7Canada$12.74 M
8Qatar$3.06 M
9Jordan$1.79 M
10Indonesia$1.5 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.15 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $322,751,961
2Port of Long Beach $300,465,329
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $221,053,719
4Port of Los Angeles $211,959,840
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $83,899,470
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,891,541
7Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $2,820,293
8Lynden border crossing, Wash. $1,941,398
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $1,776,621
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,084,588

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. decreased 5.83 percent through October to $1.15 billion

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. decreased 5.83 percent from $1.23 billion to $1.15 billion 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 201 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 186 for the last full year with a total value of $1.46 billion, a $31 million, 2.17 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $411,078,851
2China $275,572,104
3South Korea $196,281,404
4Saudi Arabia $129,108,009
5United Arab Emirates $68,372,757
6Taiwan $44,958,571
7Canada $12,738,956
8Qatar $3,058,126
9Jordan $1,785,480
10Indonesia $1,500,496

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $99,400,016
2Los Angeles $86,574,042
3San Francisco $16,885,625
4Detroit $402,915
5Low Value Shipments $330,727
6Atlanta/Savannah $131,117
7Laredo $77,371
8Miami $68,790
9Pembina, N.D. $52,269
10New York City $41,921

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:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 4.41 percent compared to last year to $322.75 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 9.89 percent compared to last year to $300.47 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 5.75 percent compared to last year to $221.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 19.44 percent compared to last year to $211.96 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 16.03 percent compared to last year to $83.9 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 decreased $6.95 million, 1.66 percent, (35.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $52.11 million, 15.9 percent, (23.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $43.59 million, 18.17 percent, (17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $40.14 million, 45.11 percent, (11.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $12.42 million, 15.37 percent, (5.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.55 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $1.15 billion total.

All totaled, 98.72 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.15 billion total