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

Exports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 385 export by value totaled $28.53 million for the month of October, $409.25 million through October of 2018, and $682.1 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$55.22 M
2Saudi Arabia$53.14 M
3Republic Of Yemen$32.15 M
4Egypt$25.38 M
5Kuwait$24.39 M
6Mexico$17.47 M
7The Netherlands$15.87 M
8United Arab Emirates$15.5 M
9Spain$15 M
10Singapore$11.04 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $409.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $168,617,733
2Port of Houston $51,943,369
3Port of Virginia $24,246,172
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $18,206,942
5Port Miami $15,139,463
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $12,731,171
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,842,629
8Port of Los Angeles $11,399,565
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,387,773
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $9,678,543

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils decreased 29.72 percent through October to $409.25 million

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils decreased 29.72 percent from $582.28 million to $409.25 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 385 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 310 for the last full year with a total value of $682.1 million, a $55.12 million, 8.79 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 Spain. 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 Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $55,217,752
2Saudi Arabia $53,138,191
3Republic Of Yemen $32,148,920
4Egypt $25,384,362
5Kuwait $24,388,692
6Mexico $17,473,715
7The Netherlands $15,869,626
8United Arab Emirates $15,497,862
9Spain $15,004,519
10Singapore $11,038,703

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $43,145,165
2Houston $11,369,875
3Los Angeles $4,486,370
4Detroit $4,313,064
5Miami $3,718,210
6San Francisco $3,701,628
7New York City $2,314,362
8Seattle $2,294,071
9Buffalo $2,207,968
10San Diego $1,798,076

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:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 42.11 percent compared to last year to $168.62 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 56.03 percent compared to last year to $51.94 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 49.5 percent compared to last year to $24.25 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 29.1 percent compared to last year to $18.21 million.
  • Port Miami fell 18 percent compared to last year to $15.14 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 $8.94 million, 19.32 percent, (13.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia decreased $21.7 million, 29 percent, (12.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Republic Of Yemen decreased $3.67 million, 10.25 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Egypt decreased $19.29 million, 43.18 percent, (6.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Kuwait decreased $2.87 million, 10.52 percent, (5.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.49 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $190.28 million of the $409.25 million total.

All totaled, 67.97 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $278.15 million of the $409.25 million total