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

Exports: Sugar and starch residues

Sugar and starch residues, the No. 102 export by value totaled $272.71 million for the month of October, $2.74 billion through October of 2018, and $2.63 billion 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$372.31 M
2Vietnam$217.27 M
3South Korea$207.15 M
4Turkey$202.85 M
5Indonesia$201.96 M
6Thailand$193.56 M
7Ireland$160.32 M
8Canada$156.24 M
9Japan$130.7 M
10Egypt$109.78 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.74 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $720,442,313
2Port of Los Angeles $300,264,333
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $244,880,837
4Port of Long Beach $159,776,892
5Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $137,765,631
6International Falls, Minn. $134,710,274
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $123,449,716
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $119,906,350
9Port of Virginia $119,615,403
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $109,898,401

U.S. exports of Sugar and starch residues increased 28.22 percent through October to $2.74 billion

U.S. exports of Sugar and starch residues increased 28.22 percent from $2.14 billion to $2.74 billion 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 102 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 121 for the last full year with a total value of $2.63 billion, a $297.06 million, 10.16 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $372,313,773
2Vietnam $217,267,423
3South Korea $207,146,489
4Turkey $202,853,033
5Indonesia $201,961,880
6Thailand $193,559,734
7Ireland $160,324,055
8Canada $156,240,051
9Japan $130,698,198
10Egypt $109,783,157

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $155,581,232
2Los Angeles $66,491,902
3Laredo $50,972,068
4Seattle $29,450,969
5Duluth, Minn. $23,549,031
6Norfolk $22,718,088
7Pembina, N.D. $17,520,592
8Atlanta/Savannah $14,239,204
9Detroit $9,145,740
10El Paso $7,306,943

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:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 9.72 percent compared to last year to $720.44 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 38.6 percent compared to last year to $300.26 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $244.88 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 18.59 percent compared to last year to $159.78 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.96 percent compared to last year to $137.77 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 increased $35.44 million, 10.52 percent, (13.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Vietnam increased $191.79 million, 752.65 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $77.05 million, 59.23 percent, (7.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Turkey decreased $31.75 million, 13.53 percent, (7.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia decreased $11.67 million, 5.46 percent, (7.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 43.85 percent of all these Sugar and starch residues exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.2 billion of the $2.74 billion total.

All totaled, 57.05 percent of all these Sugar and starch residues exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.56 billion of the $2.74 billion total