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

Exports: Palm oil

Palm oil, the No. 766 export by value totaled $6.5 million for the month of February, $12.42 million through February of 2019, and $92.81 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
1Canada$11.93 M
2Mexico$307,653
3Colombia$53,269
4Ghana$41,580
5France$31,680
6Guyana$25,200
7Indonesia$19,167
8Panama$10,350
9Saudi Arabia$5,172
10Cameroon$0
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U.S. exports of Palm oil decreased 16.87 percent through February to $12.42 million

U.S. exports of Palm oil decreased 16.87 percent from $14.94 million to $12.42 million through the first two 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 766 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 741 for the last full year with a total value of $92.81 million, a $5.68 million, 5.76 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 Ghana and No. 5 France. 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 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. 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..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $11,926,673
2Mexico $307,653
3Colombia $53,269
4Ghana $41,580
5France $31,680
6Guyana $25,200
7Indonesia $19,167
8Panama $10,350
9Saudi Arabia $5,172
10Jamaica $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $18,552,928
2Detroit $6,547,894
3Great Falls, Mont. $1,755,623
4Duluth, Minn. $1,169,271
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $702,465
6Laredo $553,244
7Pembina, N.D. $414,577
8Seattle $190,486
9Miami $161,024
10Cleveland $158,017

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 14.7 percent compared to last year to $7.6 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.95 percent compared to last year to $2.01 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 15.3 percent compared to last year to $740,095.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $631,258.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 17.69 percent compared to last year to $579,943.

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 $2.57 million, 17.74 percent, (96.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $94,466, 23.49 percent, (2.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Colombia increased $53,269, 0 percent, (0.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Ghana increased $41,580, 0 percent, (0.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $31,680, 0 percent, (0.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.52 percent of all these Palm oil exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $12.36 million of the $12.42 million total.

All totaled, 93.05 percent of all these Palm oil exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $11.56 million of the $12.42 million total