Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk

Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk, the No. 592 import by value totaled $26.78 million for the month of February, $47.85 million through February of 2020, and $394.12 million for all of 2019, 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$18.85 M
2Mexico$8.69 M
3New Zealand$6.78 M
4France$4.14 M
5Chile$2.16 M
6India$1.8 M
7Canada$1.28 M
8United Kingdom$1.09 M
9Germany$773,178
10Belgium$544,165
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $22,821,974
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $8,477,280
3Port of Philadelphia $6,617,295
4Port of Los Angeles $3,335,226
5Port of New York $2,602,839
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,279,006
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $686,119
8Port Miami $456,270
9Port Everglades, Fla. $328,504
10Port of Houston $314,110

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk decreased 11.43 percent through February to $47.85 million

U.S. imports of Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk decreased 11.43 percent from $54.02 million to $47.85 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 592 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 572 for the last full year with a total value of $394.12 million, a $66.76 million, 20.39 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Australia. 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 Laredo.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $18,845,357
2Mexico $8,688,233
3New Zealand $6,775,484
4France $4,135,423
5Chile $2,161,855
6India $1,795,001
7Canada $1,279,006
8United Kingdom $1,090,118
9Germany $773,178
10Belgium $544,165

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $9,853,198
2New York City $6,192,177
3El Paso $2,486,590
4Los Angeles $1,652,273
5Baltimore $1,279,293
6Laredo $905,527
7San Francisco $876,697
8Miami $875,970
9Seattle $635,029
10Chicago $634,324

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 14.45 percent compared to last year to $22.82 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.38 percent compared to last year to $8.48 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 56.78 percent compared to last year to $6.62 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 53.29 percent compared to last year to $3.34 million.
  • Port of New York totaled $2.6 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 decreased $4.38 million, 18.86 percent, (39.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $888,727, 11.39 percent, (18.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand decreased $6.57 million, 49.23 percent, (14.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $2.91 million, 236.25 percent, (8.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Chile increased $769,303, 55.24 percent, (4.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.87 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $40.61 million of the $47.85 million total.

All totaled, 91.65 percent of all these Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $43.85 million of the $47.85 million total