Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits

Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits, the No. 564 export by value totaled $19.75 million for the month of December, $217.2 million in 2019, and $251.59 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$44.47 M
2South Korea$29.51 M
3Canada$28.11 M
4Japan$23.4 M
5Saudi Arabia$21.24 M
6The Netherlands$8.59 M
7Spain$8.04 M
8Australia$6.14 M
9Guatemala$5.14 M
10Colombia$4.74 M
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U.S. exports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits decreased 13.67 percent through December 2019 to $217.2 million

U.S. exports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits decreased 13.67 percent from $251.59 million to $217.2 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 564 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 537 for the last full year with a total value of $251.59 million, a $4.48 million, 1.81 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 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 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $44,469,352
2South Korea $29,508,268
3Canada $28,110,767
4Japan $23,404,302
5Saudi Arabia $21,236,912
6The Netherlands $8,591,652
7Spain $8,038,182
8Australia $6,136,612
9Guatemala $5,136,263
10Colombia $4,738,474

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $18,045,010
2Los Angeles $9,754,299
3Laredo $9,313,852
4Charleston $7,325,898
5Norfolk $6,293,542
6San Francisco $5,772,209
7Seattle $5,321,497
8El Paso $2,795,995
9Buffalo $2,054,550
10New Orleans $1,793,691

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 28.82 percent compared to last year to $22.16 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 3.55 percent compared to last year to $19.67 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 37.22 percent compared to last year to $18.38 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 12.22 percent compared to last year to $15.52 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 8.56 percent compared to last year to $13.97 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 $17.17 million, 27.86 percent, (20.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $2.95 million, 9.1 percent, (13.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $1.06 million, 3.92 percent, (12.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $7.21 million, 23.56 percent, (10.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia decreased $3.65 million, 14.66 percent, (9.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.55 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $146.73 million of the $217.2 million total.

All totaled, 41.3 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $89.7 million of the $217.2 million total