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

Exports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 360 export by value totaled $58.1 million for the month of March, $129.33 million through March 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$25.44 M
2Canada$14.28 M
3Egypt$12.62 M
4Singapore$7.24 M
5Kuwait$6.83 M
6Republic Of Yemen$6.5 M
7United Arab Emirates$5.47 M
8Kenya$5.32 M
9Mexico$3.76 M
10Oman$3.53 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $129.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $60,157,056
2Port of Houston $18,901,734
3Port of Virginia $6,460,772
4Port Miami $5,663,895
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $4,894,075
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,580,342
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,102,506
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,987,721
9Port of Los Angeles $2,676,508
10Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,857,254

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils decreased 3.32 percent through March to $129.33 million

U.S. exports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils decreased 3.32 percent from $133.77 million to $129.33 million through the first three 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 360 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 351 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Egypt, No. 4 Singapore 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 Miami and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Egypt. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $25,435,242
2Canada $14,284,470
3Egypt $12,617,472
4Singapore $7,239,687
5Kuwait $6,827,290
6Republic Of Yemen $6,502,283
7United Arab Emirates $5,474,565
8Kenya $5,322,289
9Mexico $3,760,577
10Oman $3,528,107

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 2.66 percent compared to last year to $60.16 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.15 percent compared to last year to $18.9 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 114.17 percent compared to last year to $6.46 million.
  • Port Miami rose 16.23 percent compared to last year to $5.66 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 4.39 percent compared to last year to $4.89 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 $4.02 million, 18.79 percent, (19.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.79 million, 11.12 percent, (11.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Egypt increased $4.02 million, 46.78 percent, (9.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $1.95 million, 36.91 percent, (5.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Kuwait decreased $1.95 million, 22.21 percent, (5.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.34 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $66.4 million of the $129.33 million total.

All totaled, 74.29 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $96.08 million of the $129.33 million total