Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.

Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc., the No. 179 export by value totaled $124.97 million for the month of December, $1.55 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Japan$570.35 M
2China$340.16 M
3South Korea$264.32 M
4Saudi Arabia$142.81 M
5United Arab Emirates$110.79 M
6Taiwan$66.17 M
7Canada$24.15 M
8Qatar$7.43 M
9Jordan$3.62 M
10Oman$3.56 M
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U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 9.82 percent through December 2019 to $1.55 billion

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 9.82 percent from $1.41 billion to $1.55 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 179 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 196 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 December of 2019 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $570,349,554
2China $340,160,961
3South Korea $264,323,654
4Saudi Arabia $142,812,742
5United Arab Emirates $110,786,979
6Taiwan $66,168,238
7Canada $24,145,810
8Qatar $7,428,326
9Jordan $3,624,510
10Oman $3,563,126

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 0.05 percent compared to last year to $387.25 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 0.7 percent compared to last year to $354.68 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 15.04 percent compared to last year to $328.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.55 percent compared to last year to $311.63 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 37.33 percent compared to last year to $138.82 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 $66.31 million, 13.16 percent, (36.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $22.03 million, 6.93 percent, (21.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $12.97 million, 5.16 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia decreased $12.52 million, 8.06 percent, (9.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $21.89 million, 24.63 percent, (7.16 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 in 2019. That is equal to $1.43 billion of the $1.55 billion total.

All totaled, 98.23 percent of all these Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.52 billion of the $1.55 billion total