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

Exports: Misc. grains, cereals

Misc. grains, cereals, the No. 328 export by value totaled $59.24 million for the month of October, $552.68 million through October of 2018, and $656.84 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$376.4 M
2Mexico$36.54 M
3Hong Kong$19.85 M
4China$19.48 M
5United Kingdom$12.23 M
6Singapore$8.41 M
7Dominican Republic$5.53 M
8Honduras$4.96 M
9Israel$4.8 M
10Bahamas$4.39 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $552.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $175,240,465
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $88,175,704
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $56,611,786
4Port Laredo $29,654,715
5Los Angeles International Airport $24,052,153
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $23,020,829
7Port of Los Angeles $12,759,767
8Port Miami $12,726,545
9Port Everglades, Fla. $12,532,463
10Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $10,356,204

U.S. exports of Misc. grains, cereals increased 0.26 percent through October to $552.68 million

U.S. exports of Misc. grains, cereals increased 0.26 percent from $551.23 million to $552.68 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 328 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 320 for the last full year with a total value of $656.84 million, a $29.32 million, 4.27 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $376,398,286
2Mexico $36,538,255
3Hong Kong $19,852,359
4China $19,477,433
5United Kingdom $12,232,371
6Singapore $8,409,396
7Dominican Republic $5,528,862
8Honduras $4,964,414
9Israel $4,803,081
10Bahamas $4,390,734

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $51,535,762
2Buffalo $9,468,454
3Los Angeles $6,623,965
4Miami $6,348,776
5Seattle $5,136,956
6Laredo $4,840,481
7Pembina, N.D. $3,887,877
8San Francisco $2,826,711
9New York City $2,518,814
10Houston $2,481,255

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 5.82 percent compared to last year to $175.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.46 percent compared to last year to $88.18 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 62.16 percent compared to last year to $56.61 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.48 percent compared to last year to $29.65 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 9.58 percent compared to last year to $24.05 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 $3.87 million, 1.04 percent, (68.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $3.03 million, 9.05 percent, (6.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $5.7 million, 40.31 percent, (3.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $6.97 million, 26.34 percent, (3.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $3.27 million, 36.53 percent, (2.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.05 percent of all these Misc. grains, cereals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $464.5 million of the $552.68 million total.

All totaled, 67.62 percent of all these Misc. grains, cereals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $373.73 million of the $552.68 million total