Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Exports: Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.

Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc., the No. 175 export by value totaled $151.82 million for the month of March, $386.1 million through March of 2020, and $1.55 billion for all of 2019, 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$150.15 M
2China$91.65 M
3South Korea$65.6 M
4Saudi Arabia$31.19 M
5United Arab Emirates$18.56 M
6Taiwan$15.32 M
7Canada$6.15 M
8Qatar$1.4 M
9Oman$1.26 M
10Kuwait$731,691
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $386.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $112,796,974
2Port of Los Angeles $91,883,377
3Port of Long Beach $66,856,646
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $64,737,466
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $36,927,681
6Port of Portland, Ore. $6,213,068
7Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $1,616,535
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,090,658
9Low-Valued Imports and Exports $781,200
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $673,906

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 8.80 percent through March to $386.1 million

U.S. exports of Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc. increased 8.80 percent from $354.87 million to $386.1 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 175 through March 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 $1.55 billion, a $138.41 million, 9.82 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March 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 Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full 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 Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $150,151,023
2China $91,649,951
3South Korea $65,595,437
4Saudi Arabia $31,193,923
5United Arab Emirates $18,562,942
6Taiwan $15,315,944
7Canada $6,150,907
8Qatar $1,399,791
9Oman $1,264,190
10Kuwait $731,691

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $121,951,812
2LOS ANGELES, CA $106,017,050
3SAN FRANCISCO, CA $20,161,926
4LOW VALUE $574,472
5GREAT FALLS, MT $482,372
6DETROIT, MI $393,904
7MIAMI, FL $152,124
8PEMBINA, ND $51,956
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $43,946
10PHILADELPHIA, PA $42,230

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 21.78 percent compared to last year to $112.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 34.71 percent compared to last year to $91.88 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 10.21 percent compared to last year to $66.86 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 21.31 percent compared to last year to $64.74 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 25.39 percent compared to last year to $36.93 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 $2.03 million, 1.37 percent, (38.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $39.48 million, 75.69 percent, (23.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $1.38 million, 2.16 percent, (16.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $4.22 million, 15.66 percent, (8.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $16.56 million, 47.15 percent, (4.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.5 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 $357.15 million of the $386.1 million total.

All totaled, 96.66 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 $373.2 million of the $386.1 million total