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

Exports: Sugar and starch residues

Sugar and starch residues, the No. 110 export by value totaled $306.27 million for the month of August, $1.99 billion through August 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$306.84 M
2Vietnam$179.43 M
3South Korea$176.78 M
4Indonesia$176.32 M
5Japan$113.85 M
6Canada$111.29 M
7Turkey$106.5 M
8Thailand$95.42 M
9Ireland$90.73 M
10Egypt$75.07 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.99 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $425,495,916
2Port of Los Angeles $184,113,306
3Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $178,019,542
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $141,785,242
5Port of Long Beach $139,892,600
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $125,983,986
7International Falls, Minn. $106,120,809
8Port of Virginia $99,354,160
9Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $93,204,569
10Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La. $86,916,905

U.S. exports of Sugar and starch residues decreased 8.12 percent through August to $1.99 billion

U.S. exports of Sugar and starch residues decreased 8.12 percent from $2.17 billion to $1.99 billion through the first eight 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 110 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 102 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Japan. 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Thailand. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $306,842,437
2Vietnam $179,433,034
3South Korea $176,781,343
4Indonesia $176,323,195
5Japan $113,846,217
6Canada $111,288,083
7Turkey $106,499,926
8Thailand $95,423,007
9Ireland $90,734,990
10Egypt $75,066,727

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 23.44 percent compared to last year to $425.5 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 18.65 percent compared to last year to $184.11 million.
  • Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish fell 21.79 percent compared to last year to $178.02 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 176.13 percent compared to last year to $141.79 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 11.03 percent compared to last year to $139.89 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 $450,681, 0.15 percent, (15.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Vietnam increased $14.97 million, 9.1 percent, (9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $9.03 million, 5.38 percent, (8.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Indonesia increased $25.87 million, 17.19 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $6.21 million, 5.77 percent, (5.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.82 percent of all these Sugar and starch residues exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $953.23 million of the $1.99 billion total.

All totaled, 53.64 percent of all these Sugar and starch residues exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.07 billion of the $1.99 billion total