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

Exports: Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane

Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane, the No. 990 export by value totaled $1.78 million for the month of October, $18.13 million through October of 2018, and $21.1 million 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
1Canada$3.85 M
2Mexico$1.82 M
3United Kingdom$1.6 M
4Germany$1.36 M
5Taiwan$1.05 M
6Belgium$567,221
7Italy$562,120
8France$534,183
9Chile$515,985
10Japan$491,392
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U.S. exports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 3.75 percent through October to $18.13 million

U.S. exports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 3.75 percent from $17.48 million to $18.13 million 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 990 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 994 for the last full year with a total value of $21.1 million, a $2.14 million, 11.27 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,845,389
2Mexico $1,818,453
3United Kingdom $1,602,636
4Germany $1,358,403
5Taiwan $1,053,514
6Belgium $567,221
7Italy $562,120
8France $534,183
9Chile $515,985
10Japan $491,392

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,025,329
2Seattle $378,230
3Low Value Shipments $261,933
4New York City $258,290
5Portland, Maine $214,010
6San Diego $204,038
7Miami $201,569
8San Francisco $183,252
9Charleston $172,752
10Detroit $154,134

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 Long Beach rose 43.21 percent compared to last year to $2.22 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 20.07 percent compared to last year to $1.57 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 11.04 percent compared to last year to $1.48 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 29.42 percent compared to last year to $1.33 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 2.2 percent compared to last year to $1.14 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 Canada increased $574,768, 17.57 percent, (21.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $627,812, 25.66 percent, (10.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $846,654, 111.99 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $225,220, 19.87 percent, (7.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $31,592, 2.91 percent, (5.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.38 percent of all these Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $9.68 million of the $18.13 million total.

All totaled, 42.73 percent of all these Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $7.75 million of the $18.13 million total