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

Exports: Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.

Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc., the No. 185 export by value totaled $127.54 million for the month of July, $859.94 million through July 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$344.9 M
2China$153.41 M
3South Korea$144.3 M
4Saudi Arabia$82.99 M
5United Arab Emirates$67.75 M
6Taiwan$36.65 M
7Canada$14.58 M
8Qatar$3.23 M
9Jordan$1.92 M
10Oman$1.34 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $859.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $215,130,044
2Port of Long Beach $201,189,585
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $188,634,442
4Port of Los Angeles $165,344,003
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $72,886,082
6Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $3,222,326
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,647,343
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $2,365,575
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,108,341
10Lynden border crossing, Wash. $1,623,384

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 5.96 percent through July to $859.94 million

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 5.96 percent from $811.57 million to $859.94 million through the first seven 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 185 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 198 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 July 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 Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $344,895,487
2China $153,406,821
3South Korea $144,297,277
4Saudi Arabia $82,994,947
5United Arab Emirates $67,751,519
6Taiwan $36,652,391
7Canada $14,577,586
8Qatar $3,232,185
9Jordan $1,917,062
10Oman $1,336,019

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 5.42 percent compared to last year to $215.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 4.78 percent compared to last year to $201.19 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 18.01 percent compared to last year to $188.63 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.27 percent compared to last year to $165.34 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 19.77 percent compared to last year to $72.89 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 $57.08 million, 19.83 percent, (40.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $60.92 million, 28.42 percent, (17.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $2.97 million, 2.1 percent, (16.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $725,328, 0.88 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $32.47 million, 92.02 percent, (7.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.26 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $793.35 million of the $859.94 million total.

All totaled, 98.05 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $843.18 million of the $859.94 million total