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

Exports: Sugar and starch residues

Sugar and starch residues, the No. 121 export by value totaled $188.87 million for the month of February, $412.48 million through February of 2019, and $3.27 billion 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
1Mexico$80.52 M
2Indonesia$49.33 M
3South Korea$37.91 M
4Vietnam$36.48 M
5Ireland$30.61 M
6Canada$24.3 M
7Japan$24.24 M
8Chile$20.95 M
9Colombia$13.95 M
10Thailand$12.01 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $412.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $85,012,378
2Port of Los Angeles $44,844,637
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $36,452,240
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,447,206
5Port of Long Beach $27,989,742
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $23,005,833
7Port of Virginia $22,417,240
8Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $21,490,760
9International Falls, Minn. $21,399,787
10Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $16,358,736

U.S. exports of Sugar and starch residues decreased 2.34 percent through February to $412.48 million

U.S. exports of Sugar and starch residues decreased 2.34 percent from $422.34 million to $412.48 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 121 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 120 for the last full year with a total value of $3.27 billion, a $645.23 million, 24.57 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 South Korea. 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 International Falls, Minn..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $80,524,092
2Indonesia $49,328,444
3South Korea $37,908,387
4Vietnam $36,480,871
5Ireland $30,607,973
6Canada $24,304,494
7Japan $24,242,480
8Chile $20,951,306
9Colombia $13,947,598
10Thailand $12,013,457

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $337,769,107
2Los Angeles $158,360,896
3Laredo $79,095,037
4Seattle $59,154,675
5Duluth, Minn. $58,807,284
6Norfolk $51,866,448
7Atlanta/Savannah $43,384,501
8Pembina, N.D. $39,554,853
9El Paso $31,956,550
10Detroit $17,363,117

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:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 16.81 percent compared to last year to $85.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.82 percent compared to last year to $44.84 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 398.87 percent compared to last year to $36.45 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 113.83 percent compared to last year to $30.45 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 18.05 percent compared to last year to $27.99 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 $4.26 million, 5.59 percent, (19.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Indonesia increased $19.96 million, 67.95 percent, (11.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $9.78 million, 34.78 percent, (9.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $4.8 million, 15.15 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Ireland increased $10.54 million, 52.53 percent, (7.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.94 percent of all these Sugar and starch residues exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $234.85 million of the $412.48 million total.

All totaled, 54.49 percent of all these Sugar and starch residues exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $224.75 million of the $412.48 million total