Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Olive oil

Olive oil, the No. 878 export by value totaled $2.43 million for the month of May, $14.75 million through May of 2020, and $33.15 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$8.01 M
2Mexico$1.86 M
3El Salvador$321,928
4Nicaragua$312,539
5Bahamas$286,324
6Australia$282,817
7South Korea$270,905
8Belize$237,626
9Panama$230,592
10Spain$195,710
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U.S. exports of Olive oil decreased 4.82 percent through May to $14.75 million

U.S. exports of Olive oil decreased 4.82 percent from $15.5 million to $14.75 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 878 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 898 for the last full year with a total value of $33.15 million, a $5.3 million, 13.79 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Panama, No. 4 El Salvador and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Tunisia, No. 4 Panama and No. 5 El Salvador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Miami.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 15.52 percent compared to last year to $2.17 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 36.6 percent compared to last year to $1.55 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 74.02 percent compared to last year to $1.37 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 3.07 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 76.57 percent compared to last year to $1.34 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $2.91 million, 14.96 percent, (112.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.34 million, 28.83 percent, (39.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Panama decreased $55,606, 7.68 percent, (4.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 El Salvador decreased $58,301, 8.28 percent, (4.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Costa Rica increased $158,723, 32.63 percent, (4.37 percent market share).

All totaled, 73.25 percent of all these Olive oil exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $24.28 million of the $33.15 million total.

All totaled, 52.66 percent of all these Olive oil exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $7.77 million of the $14.75 million total