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

Exports: Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits

Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits, the No. 537 export by value totaled $20.6 million for the month of December, $251.59 million through December of 2018, and $247.11 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
1Mexico$61.64 M
2South Korea$32.46 M
3Japan$30.62 M
4Canada$27.05 M
5Saudi Arabia$24.88 M
6Spain$10.11 M
7The Netherlands$9.88 M
8Australia$8.24 M
9United Arab Emirates$3.73 M
10France$3.5 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $251.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,130,765
2Port of Long Beach $29,271,135
3Port of Virginia $20,395,295
4Port of Charleston $19,373,568
5Port Laredo $17,676,378
6Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $17,491,920
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $15,802,900
8Los Angeles International Airport $15,278,869
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,331,512
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $8,017,457

U.S. exports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits increased 1.81 percent through December to $251.59 million

U.S. exports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits increased 1.81 percent from $247.11 million to $251.59 million in 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 537 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 526 for the last full year with a total value of $247.11 million, a $43.04 million, 21.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $61,640,308
2South Korea $32,461,070
3Japan $30,616,631
4Canada $27,049,129
5Saudi Arabia $24,884,856
6Spain $10,111,237
7The Netherlands $9,879,371
8Australia $8,244,639
9United Arab Emirates $3,734,212
10France $3,501,087

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $29,608,966
2LOS ANGELES, CA $17,122,630
3LAREDO, TX $13,746,796
4CHARLESTON, SC $9,765,552
5NORFOLK, VA $8,868,286
6SEATTLE, WA $8,038,016
7SAN FRANCISCO, CA $7,637,078
8EL PASO, TX $5,561,350
9BUFFALO, NY $3,081,226
10GREAT FALLS, MT $2,251,322

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 31.28 percent compared to last year to $31.13 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 31.27 percent compared to last year to $29.27 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 68.99 percent compared to last year to $20.4 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 522.48 percent compared to last year to $19.37 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 101.78 percent compared to last year to $17.68 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 Mexico decreased $2.7 million, 4.19 percent, (24.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $1.66 million, 4.87 percent, (12.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $5.38 million, 21.3 percent, (12.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $936,570, 3.35 percent, (10.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $237,453, 0.96 percent, (9.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.21 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $176.65 million of the $251.59 million total.

All totaled, 46.84 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $117.85 million of the $251.59 million total