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

Imports: Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk

Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk, the No. 580 import by value totaled $38.95 million for the month of December, $327.36 million through December 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$181.53 M
2Mexico$47.01 M
3New Zealand$43.69 M
4France$15.02 M
5Germany$7.7 M
6India$7.37 M
7Australia$5.75 M
8Canada$5.3 M
9Finland$2.82 M
10Belgium$1.63 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $327.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $155,045,945
2Port of Los Angeles $53,471,784
3Port of Philadelphia $47,782,868
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $42,094,692
5Port Miami $7,727,187
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,227,059
7Port Laredo $4,677,989
8Port of Virginia $2,413,432
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,374,352
10Port of Long Beach $2,142,397

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 37.75 percent through December to $327.36 million

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk increased 37.75 percent from $237.66 million to $327.36 million in 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 580 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 642 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 December 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 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Mexico, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $181,527,610
2Mexico $47,010,273
3New Zealand $43,693,098
4France $15,018,588
5Germany $7,695,117
6India $7,368,377
7Australia $5,751,898
8Canada $5,300,442
9Finland $2,822,497
10Belgium $1,627,679

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $28,488,996
2Philadelphia $26,493,535
3Los Angeles $11,840,175
4El Paso $7,213,608
5Miami $3,760,648
6Chicago $1,627,520
7San Francisco $913,452
8Laredo $755,195
9Seattle $662,991
10Detroit $173,816

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 66.76 percent compared to last year to $155.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 71.24 percent compared to last year to $53.47 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 6.01 percent compared to last year to $47.78 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 38.97 percent compared to last year to $42.09 million.
  • Port Miami fell 28.02 percent compared to last year to $7.73 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 $69.52 million, 62.06 percent, (55.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $13.56 million, 40.54 percent, (14.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $2.83 million, 6.92 percent, (13.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $1.02 million, 7.32 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $4.67 million, 37.75 percent, (2.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.1 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $294.94 million of the $327.36 million total.

All totaled, 93.51 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $306.12 million of the $327.36 million total