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

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

Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane, the No. 991 export by value totaled $2.01 million for the month of December, $21.92 million through December 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$4.74 M
2Mexico$2.12 M
3United Kingdom$1.65 M
4Germany$1.6 M
5Taiwan$1.15 M
6Chile$744,785
7Belgium$672,633
8Japan$653,854
9Italy$627,745
10France$611,629
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U.S. exports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 3.89 percent through December to $21.92 million

U.S. exports of Locust beans, seaweed, sugar beets and sugar cane increased 3.89 percent from $21.1 million to $21.92 million in 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 991 through December 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 December 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 France. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,742,523
2Mexico $2,118,412
3United Kingdom $1,651,814
4Germany $1,597,799
5Taiwan $1,154,739
6Chile $744,785
7Belgium $672,633
8Japan $653,854
9Italy $627,745
10France $611,629

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $2,996,032
2SEATTLE, WA $1,302,976
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $905,416
4LOW VALUE $788,772
5SAN DIEGO, CA $768,838
6SAN FRANCISCO, CA $684,380
7DETROIT, MI $647,510
8MIAMI, FL $442,928
9PORTLAND, ME $428,020
10CHARLESTON, SC $345,504

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 37.3 percent compared to last year to $2.71 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 18.9 percent compared to last year to $1.88 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 7.1 percent compared to last year to $1.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 26.57 percent compared to last year to $1.63 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 3.46 percent compared to last year to $1.37 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 $583,185, 14.02 percent, (21.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $671,689, 24.07 percent, (9.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $816,268, 97.69 percent, (7.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $199,701, 14.28 percent, (7.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $138,649, 10.72 percent, (5.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.38 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 December of this year. That is equal to $11.27 million of the $21.92 million total.

All totaled, 42.56 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 December of this year. That is equal to $9.33 million of the $21.92 million total