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

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

Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane, the No. 992 export by value totaled $1.84 million for the month of March, $4.84 million through March of 2019, and $21.92 million 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
1Canada$1.6 M
2Mexico$516,010
3Germany$389,993
4United Kingdom$266,158
5Chile$255,245
6Taiwan$210,881
7Japan$205,194
8Singapore$108,964
9Italy$106,302
10Australia$100,145
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U.S. exports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane decreased 21.33 percent through March to $4.84 million

U.S. exports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane decreased 21.33 percent from $6.15 million to $4.84 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 992 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 957 for the last full year with a total value of $21.92 million, a $820,582, 3.89 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Germany. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,595,648
2Mexico $516,010
3Germany $389,993
4United Kingdom $266,158
5Chile $255,245
6Taiwan $210,881
7Japan $205,194
8Singapore $108,964
9Italy $106,302
10Australia $100,145

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $2,143,097
2Seattle $808,888
3Miami $526,910
4Low Value Shipments $514,752
5New York City $491,170
6San Francisco $480,474
7Detroit $458,372
8San Diego $448,605
9Portland, Maine $214,010
10Houston $174,451

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:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 108.56 percent compared to last year to $603,658.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 35.27 percent compared to last year to $416,092.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 0.16 percent compared to last year to $409,908.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 50.44 percent compared to last year to $369,486.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 7.77 percent compared to last year to $292,106.

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 $427,461, 36.59 percent, (32.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $93,445, 15.33 percent, (10.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $73,137, 23.08 percent, (8.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $332,251, 55.52 percent, (5.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $148,855, 139.91 percent, (5.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.44 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 March of this year. That is equal to $3.02 million of the $4.84 million total.

All totaled, 43.2 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 March of this year. That is equal to $2.09 million of the $4.84 million total