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

Exports: Oats

Oats, the No. 1069 export by value totaled $799,389 for the month of February, $1.51 million through February of 2019, and $10.01 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
1Mexico$354,413
2Canada$315,093
3France$209,279
4South Korea$147,340
5China$132,760
6Japan$93,324
7Singapore$68,365
8Taiwan$64,363
9Jamaica$19,754
10Jordan$17,220
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $353,812
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $249,582
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $215,407
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $97,516
5Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine $88,797
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $69,453
7Port of Los Angeles $64,363
8Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine $56,329
9Port Miami $51,493
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $42,469

U.S. exports of Oats decreased 20.19 percent through February to $1.51 million

U.S. exports of Oats decreased 20.19 percent from $1.9 million to $1.51 million through the first two 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 1069 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1051 for the last full year with a total value of $10.01 million, a $5.72 million, 36.38 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 France, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $354,413
2Canada $315,093
3France $209,279
4South Korea $147,340
5China $132,760
6Japan $93,324
7Singapore $68,365
8Taiwan $64,363
9Jamaica $19,754
10Jordan $17,220

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $1,111,627
2Seattle $679,519
3San Francisco $580,562
4Portland, Maine $281,823
5Los Angeles $205,322
6Laredo $143,278
7Miami $128,773
8Duluth, Minn. $104,000
9Pembina, N.D. $103,386
10New York City $49,631

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 195.7 percent compared to last year to $353,812.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 59.21 percent compared to last year to $249,582.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 19.37 percent compared to last year to $215,407.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 69.53 percent compared to last year to $97,516.
  • Bridgewater Border Crossing, Maine rose 749.81 percent compared to last year to $88,797.

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 Mexico decreased $408,843, 53.57 percent, (23.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $51,360, 19.47 percent, (20.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France increased $209,279, 0 percent, (13.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $50,950, 52.86 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $75,955, 133.71 percent, (8.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.55 percent of all these Oats exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.16 million of the $1.51 million total.

All totaled, 66.39 percent of all these Oats exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.01 million of the $1.51 million total