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

Imports: Flaxseed

Flaxseed, the No. 872 import by value totaled $7.12 million for the month of October, $70.33 million through October of 2018, and $69.94 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
1Canada$62.4 M
2India$3.23 M
3Argentina$1.46 M
4Uruguay$1.28 M
5Turkey$960,024
6Kazakhstan$558,495
7Russia$114,721
8The Netherlands$106,311
9Peru$45,293
10China$36,637
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $70.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $27,129,583
2Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $21,283,416
3Port of Eastport, Idaho $2,921,703
4Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $2,748,430
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,347,680
6Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $2,058,347
7Port of New York $1,612,775
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $1,567,370
9Port of Newark $1,526,604
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,526,021

U.S. imports of Flaxseed increased 17.66 percent through October to $70.33 million

U.S. imports of Flaxseed increased 17.66 percent from $59.77 million to $70.33 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 872 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 881 for the last full year with a total value of $69.94 million, a $4.84 million, 7.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Uruguay, No. 4 India and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $62,398,022
2India $3,230,536
3Argentina $1,463,868
4Uruguay $1,284,924
5Turkey $960,024
6Kazakhstan $558,495
7Russia $114,721
8The Netherlands $106,311
9Peru $45,293
10China $36,637

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $12,141,206
2Great Falls, Mont. $1,513,878
3Seattle $905,960
4Minneapolis $494,641
5Buffalo $384,227
6San Francisco $116,043
7Chicago $95,193
8Detroit $57,954
9Laredo $57,258
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $52,050

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:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 32.45 percent compared to last year to $27.13 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 49.86 percent compared to last year to $21.28 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 15.05 percent compared to last year to $2.92 million.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. rose 11.86 percent compared to last year to $2.75 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 178.06 percent compared to last year to $2.35 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 Canada increased $11.79 million, 23.3 percent, (88.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $1.78 million, 123.21 percent, (4.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina decreased $1.08 million, 42.36 percent, (2.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uruguay decreased $278,127, 17.79 percent, (1.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $249,062, 20.6 percent, (1.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.59 percent of all these Flaxseed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $69.34 million of the $70.33 million total.

All totaled, 80.24 percent of all these Flaxseed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $56.43 million of the $70.33 million total