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

Exports: Palm oil

Palm oil, the No. 760 export by value totaled $6.69 million for the month of October, $77.1 million through October of 2018, and $98.49 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
1Canada$71.44 M
2Mexico$3.68 M
3Japan$1.14 M
4Haiti$554,940
5Honduras$67,195
6Indonesia$58,140
7Jordan$33,224
8Australia$28,960
9Saudi Arabia$16,005
10Sri Lanka$15,595
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U.S. exports of Palm oil decreased 8.68 percent through October to $77.1 million

U.S. exports of Palm oil decreased 8.68 percent from $84.43 million to $77.1 million through the first 10 months of 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 760 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 728 for the last full year with a total value of $98.49 million, a $13.24 million, 15.53 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Haiti and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 International Falls, Minn..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $71,440,747
2Mexico $3,676,429
3Japan $1,140,675
4Haiti $554,940
5Honduras $67,195
6Indonesia $58,140
7Jordan $33,224
8Australia $28,960
9Saudi Arabia $16,005
10Sri Lanka $15,595

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $8,908,855
2Detroit $3,257,984
3Great Falls, Mont. $740,771
4Duluth, Minn. $704,622
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $374,154
6Pembina, N.D. $327,666
7Laredo $179,804
8El Paso $133,385
9San Diego $88,930
10Seattle $79,399

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.86 percent compared to last year to $44.51 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.21 percent compared to last year to $13.02 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 16.16 percent compared to last year to $3.84 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4.04 percent compared to last year to $3.35 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 6.49 percent compared to last year to $3.06 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 Canada decreased $12,485, 0.02 percent, (92.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.58 million, 67.34 percent, (4.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $171,655, 13.08 percent, (1.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Haiti increased $554,940, 0 percent, (0.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Honduras increased $40,183, 148.76 percent, (0.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.72 percent of all these Palm oil exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $76.88 million of the $77.1 million total.

All totaled, 87.9 percent of all these Palm oil exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $67.77 million of the $77.1 million total