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

Exports: Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.

Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc., the No. 186 export by value totaled $133.92 million for the month of March, $354.87 million through March of 2019, and $1.41 billion 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$148.12 M
2South Korea$64.21 M
3China$52.17 M
4United Arab Emirates$35.12 M
5Saudi Arabia$26.97 M
6Taiwan$16.12 M
7Canada$6.52 M
8Qatar$835,406
9Jordan$803,078
10Singapore$696,060
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $354.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $92,624,652
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $82,270,089
3Port of Long Beach $74,461,883
4Port of Los Angeles $68,206,483
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $29,449,492
6Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $1,346,598
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $1,267,253
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,157,757
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $929,438
10Lynden border crossing, Wash. $739,856

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 7.78 percent through March to $354.87 million

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 7.78 percent from $329.24 million to $354.87 million through the first three 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 186 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 210 for the last full year with a total value of $1.41 billion, a $50.1 million, 3.43 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $148,122,760
2South Korea $64,210,953
3China $52,166,266
4United Arab Emirates $35,123,926
5Saudi Arabia $26,970,007
6Taiwan $16,119,414
7Canada $6,517,747
8Qatar $835,406
9Jordan $803,078
10Singapore $696,060

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $229,495,106
2Los Angeles $191,470,924
3San Francisco $34,069,701
4Great Falls, Mont. $1,204,977
5Low Value Shipments $1,031,600
6Detroit $830,691
7Atlanta/Savannah $256,028
8Miami $136,618
9Pembina, N.D. $132,499
10Laredo $130,004

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 8.06 percent compared to last year to $92.62 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 15.88 percent compared to last year to $82.27 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 7.59 percent compared to last year to $74.46 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.28 percent compared to last year to $68.21 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 17.85 percent compared to last year to $29.45 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 $27.61 million, 22.91 percent, (41.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $7.81 million, 13.85 percent, (18.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $34.75 million, 39.98 percent, (14.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $18.91 million, 116.68 percent, (9.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $272,080, 1.02 percent, (7.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.03 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $326.59 million of the $354.87 million total.

All totaled, 97.78 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $347.01 million of the $354.87 million total