Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 369 export by value totaled $35.26 million for the month of December, $502.09 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Saudi Arabia$81.64 M
2Canada$63.56 M
3Republic Of Yemen$42.17 M
4Egypt$29.35 M
5Singapore$28.46 M
6Kuwait$26.59 M
7Mexico$17.25 M
8United Arab Emirates$12.33 M
9Somalia$12.09 M
10The Netherlands$11.1 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 3.12 percent through December 2019 to $502.09 million

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 3.12 percent from $486.89 million to $502.09 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 369 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 385 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Republic Of Yemen, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 Singapore. 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 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $81,644,752
2Canada $63,563,789
3Republic Of Yemen $42,165,464
4Egypt $29,346,158
5Singapore $28,464,656
6Kuwait $26,593,177
7Mexico $17,251,171
8United Arab Emirates $12,330,815
9Somalia $12,094,681
10The Netherlands $11,099,198

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 21.62 percent compared to last year to $151.52 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 45.52 percent compared to last year to $97.69 million.
  • Port Miami rose 114.56 percent compared to last year to $37.12 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 8.24 percent compared to last year to $29.49 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish rose 95.45 percent compared to last year to $19.3 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 $26.05 million, 46.87 percent, (16.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.45 million, 3.71 percent, (12.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Republic Of Yemen increased $8.29 million, 24.46 percent, (8.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Egypt decreased $2.64 million, 8.25 percent, (5.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $17.4 million, 157.37 percent, (5.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.83 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $245.18 million of the $502.09 million total.

All totaled, 66.75 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $335.12 million of the $502.09 million total