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

Exports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 377 export by value totaled $41.81 million for the month of July, $284.25 million through July of 2019, and $486.89 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
1Saudi Arabia$45.58 M
2Canada$37.22 M
3Singapore$27.38 M
4Egypt$20.53 M
5Kuwait$13.77 M
6Mexico$9.87 M
7Republic Of Yemen$8.92 M
8United Arab Emirates$8.73 M
9Tunisia$8.56 M
10Libya$7.87 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $284.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $117,403,076
2Port of Houston $43,636,847
3Port Miami $14,416,279
4Port of Virginia $12,059,343
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $10,690,989
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $10,165,331
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,688,624
8Port of Los Angeles $7,647,072
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,391,803
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,973,025

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils decreased 9.04 percent through July to $284.25 million

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils decreased 9.04 percent from $312.49 million to $284.25 million through the first seven 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 377 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 367 for the last full year with a total value of $486.89 million, a $195.21 million, 28.62 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 Kuwait. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Republic Of Yemen, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 Kuwait. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $45,583,426
2Canada $37,218,721
3Singapore $27,381,475
4Egypt $20,531,995
5Kuwait $13,768,065
6Mexico $9,865,783
7Republic Of Yemen $8,916,611
8United Arab Emirates $8,728,092
9Tunisia $8,559,939
10Libya $7,868,000

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $71,376,900
2Houston $26,611,301
3Detroit $9,015,915
4Los Angeles $8,100,302
5Miami $7,053,862
6San Francisco $7,030,659
7New York City $5,908,812
8Seattle $5,204,198
9Buffalo $5,065,883
10Laredo $3,497,117

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 10.3 percent compared to last year to $117.4 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 6.23 percent compared to last year to $43.64 million.
  • Port Miami rose 22.31 percent compared to last year to $14.42 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 19.16 percent compared to last year to $12.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.74 percent compared to last year to $10.69 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 Saudi Arabia increased $3.68 million, 8.79 percent, (16.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.34 million, 3.46 percent, (13.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $16.45 million, 150.44 percent, (9.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Egypt decreased $1.47 million, 6.68 percent, (7.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Kuwait decreased $3 million, 17.91 percent, (4.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.83 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $144.48 million of the $284.25 million total.

All totaled, 69.73 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $198.21 million of the $284.25 million total