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

Exports: Oats

Oats, the No. 1068 export by value totaled $456,279 for the month of August, $6.92 million through August 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
1Japan$1.76 M
2Mexico$1.33 M
3Canada$1.13 M
4South Korea$577,689
5China$459,151
6Taiwan$336,567
7France$316,659
8Singapore$121,904
9Hong Kong$102,533
10United Arab Emirates$96,243
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,093,565
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $984,567
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $872,000
4Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine $372,931
5Port of Long Beach $283,601
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $261,308
7Port of New York $221,983
8Port of Los Angeles $216,447
9Fort Kent Border Crossing, Maine $182,269
10Port Miami $163,806

U.S. exports of Oats decreased 6.00 percent through August to $6.92 million

U.S. exports of Oats decreased 6.00 percent from $7.36 million to $6.92 million through the first eight 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 1068 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1076 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Hong Kong. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $1,761,558
2Mexico $1,331,651
3Canada $1,131,159
4South Korea $577,689
5China $459,151
6Taiwan $336,567
7France $316,659
8Singapore $121,904
9Hong Kong $102,533
10United Arab Emirates $96,243

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 37.48 percent compared to last year to $2.09 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 24.55 percent compared to last year to $984,567.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 2.62 percent compared to last year to $872,000.
  • Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine rose 6.03 percent compared to last year to $372,931.
  • Port of Long Beach totaled $283,601. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 Japan increased $281,722, 19.04 percent, (25.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $580,499, 30.36 percent, (19.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $186,725, 19.77 percent, (16.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $259,668, 31.01 percent, (8.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $212,306, 86.01 percent, (6.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.02 percent of all these Oats exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $5.26 million of the $6.92 million total.

All totaled, 66.56 percent of all these Oats exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $4.61 million of the $6.92 million total