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

Imports: Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk

Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk, the No. 559 import by value totaled $31.42 million for the month of March, $85.44 million through March of 2019, and $327.36 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Ireland$41.26 M
2New Zealand$15.62 M
3Mexico$12.08 M
4Australia$3.32 M
5France$2.26 M
6The Netherlands$1.71 M
7Canada$1.65 M
8Chile$1.39 M
9United Kingdom$1.37 M
10Germany$1.22 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $85.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $37,421,978
2Port of Philadelphia $18,775,248
3Port of Los Angeles $11,774,367
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $10,995,465
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,649,245
6Port Miami $1,396,223
7Port Laredo $1,057,577
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $786,040
9Port of Long Beach $505,388
10Port Everglades, Fla. $483,644

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 46.48 percent through March to $85.44 million

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 46.48 percent from $58.33 million to $85.44 million through the first three 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 559 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 654 for the last full year with a total value of $327.36 million, a $89.71 million, 37.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 France. 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 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $41,264,257
2New Zealand $15,619,179
3Mexico $12,080,371
4Australia $3,323,966
5France $2,261,475
6The Netherlands $1,711,582
7Canada $1,651,855
8Chile $1,392,552
9United Kingdom $1,372,587
10Germany $1,224,702

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $42,984,100
2Philadelphia $29,491,954
3Los Angeles $17,250,155
4El Paso $7,901,568
5Miami $3,996,491
6Chicago $2,017,266
7Seattle $1,515,418
8Laredo $1,209,421
9San Francisco $1,143,926
10Detroit $340,816

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 59.46 percent compared to last year to $37.42 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 94.25 percent compared to last year to $18.78 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.41 percent compared to last year to $11.77 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 45.22 percent compared to last year to $11 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 547.95 percent compared to last year to $1.65 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 $9.64 million, 30.5 percent, (48.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 New Zealand increased $9.36 million, 149.44 percent, (18.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $4.16 million, 52.49 percent, (14.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Australia increased $3.32 million, 0 percent, (3.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 France decreased $1.22 million, 35.06 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.25 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $74.55 million of the $85.44 million total.

All totaled, 94.35 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $80.62 million of the $85.44 million total