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

Imports: Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk

Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk, the No. 596 import by value totaled $34.86 million for the month of October, $262.33 million through October of 2018, and $237.66 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Ireland$151.12 M
2Mexico$43.55 M
3New Zealand$23.67 M
4France$13.03 M
5Germany$7.46 M
6India$6.21 M
7Canada$3.81 M
8Finland$2.38 M
9Australia$1.96 M
10Belgium$1.48 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $262.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $129,085,512
2Port of Los Angeles $43,373,173
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $39,693,159
4Port of Philadelphia $25,705,284
5Port Miami $7,509,980
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $3,745,858
7Port Laredo $3,648,311
8Port of Virginia $2,402,178
9Port of Long Beach $2,142,397
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,579,681

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 40.37 percent through October to $262.33 million

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 40.37 percent from $186.88 million to $262.33 million 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 596 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 651 for the last full year with a total value of $237.66 million, a $30.74 million, 14.86 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $151,121,688
2Mexico $43,552,594
3New Zealand $23,668,599
4France $13,033,294
5Germany $7,464,941
6India $6,211,694
7Canada $3,814,311
8Finland $2,381,628
9Australia $1,955,923
10Belgium $1,480,091

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $18,475,993
2Philadelphia $7,237,154
3Los Angeles $7,125,778
4El Paso $5,500,035
5Miami $3,363,275
6Chicago $785,044
7San Francisco $343,998
8Laredo $179,743
9Washington, D.C. $44,052
10Portland, Maine $34,560

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 Newark rose 60.01 percent compared to last year to $129.09 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 62.97 percent compared to last year to $43.37 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 82.36 percent compared to last year to $39.69 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 19.83 percent compared to last year to $25.71 million.
  • Port Miami fell 13.42 percent compared to last year to $7.51 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. imports from No. 1 Ireland increased $53.3 million, 54.48 percent, (57.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $18.73 million, 75.48 percent, (16.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $1.02 million, 4.51 percent, (9.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $1.54 million, 13.42 percent, (4.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $2.52 million, 25.26 percent, (2.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.05 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $238.84 million of the $262.33 million total.

All totaled, 93.53 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $245.37 million of the $262.33 million total