Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Whey, misc. milk products

Whey, misc. milk products, the No. 323 export by value totaled $54.05 million for the month of December, $643.47 million in 2019, and $643.95 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

RankCountry2019
1China$115.86 M
2Mexico$112.57 M
3Canada$52.76 M
4Japan$43.53 M
5Philippines$40.4 M
6New Zealand$34.4 M
7Indonesia$27.32 M
8Egypt$24.64 M
9Singapore$21.54 M
10Australia$21.26 M
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U.S. exports of Whey, misc. milk products decreased 0.08 percent through December 2019 to $643.47 million

U.S. exports of Whey, misc. milk products decreased 0.08 percent from $643.95 million to $643.47 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 323 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 333 for the last full year with a total value of $643.95 million, a $80 million, 11.05 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $115,857,821
2Mexico $112,573,463
3Canada $52,764,848
4Japan $43,528,672
5Philippines $40,396,960
6New Zealand $34,402,131
7Indonesia $27,319,576
8Egypt $24,641,579
9Singapore $21,542,540
10Australia $21,255,674

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $51,083,287
2Seattle $41,688,836
3San Francisco $24,748,805
4El Paso $19,231,221
5New York City $14,803,163
6Pembina, N.D. $12,896,813
7Laredo $9,859,814
8Detroit $9,693,995
9Buffalo $2,923,972
10Miami $1,788,963

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach fell 3.29 percent compared to last year to $103.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 35.71 percent compared to last year to $88.52 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 11.84 percent compared to last year to $72.03 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 24.89 percent compared to last year to $69.43 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 8.53 percent compared to last year to $51.11 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 China decreased $68.03 million, 36.99 percent, (18.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $19.12 million, 20.46 percent, (17.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $4.13 million, 8.5 percent, (8.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $4.37 million, 11.15 percent, (6.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Philippines increased $7.14 million, 21.46 percent, (6.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.74 percent of all these Whey, misc. milk products exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $365.12 million of the $643.47 million total.

All totaled, 59.7 percent of all these Whey, misc. milk products exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $384.15 million of the $643.47 million total