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

Imports: Flaxseed

Flaxseed, the No. 851 import by value totaled $5.75 million for the month of August, $60.53 million through August of 2019, and $86.65 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
1Canada$55.11 M
2India$2.82 M
3Argentina$1.09 M
4Kazakhstan$656,313
5Uruguay$616,136
6The Netherlands$109,276
7Turkey$43,110
8Peru$23,717
9Germany$15,305
10Mexico$15,011
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $60.53 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $21,164,533
2Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $21,071,956
3Port of Eastport, Idaho $3,036,057
4Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $3,018,362
5Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $2,146,962
6Port of Newark $1,858,661
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $1,356,361
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,317,299
9Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. $1,276,157
10Port of New York $872,532

U.S. imports of Flaxseed increased 2.40 percent through August to $60.53 million

U.S. imports of Flaxseed increased 2.40 percent from $59.11 million to $60.53 million through the first eight 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 851 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 860 for the last full year with a total value of $86.65 million, a $16.71 million, 23.89 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Kazakhstan. 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $55,113,366
2India $2,822,691
3Argentina $1,090,070
4Kazakhstan $656,313
5Uruguay $616,136
6The Netherlands $109,276
7Turkey $43,110
8Peru $23,717
9Germany $15,305
10Mexico $15,011

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $24,558,446
2Great Falls, Mont. $3,243,544
3Seattle $1,984,484
4Minneapolis $665,046
5Buffalo $555,285
6Chicago $285,133
7San Francisco $282,138
8New York City $189,519
9Detroit $136,673
10St. Albans, Vt. $111,896

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 16.52 percent compared to last year to $21.16 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 7.74 percent compared to last year to $21.07 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 38.34 percent compared to last year to $3.04 million.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. rose 25.71 percent compared to last year to $3.02 million.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. rose 26.29 percent compared to last year to $2.15 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 $2.55 million, 4.85 percent, (91.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $49,597, 1.73 percent, (4.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina decreased $266,415, 19.64 percent, (1.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Kazakhstan increased $97,818, 17.51 percent, (1.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Uruguay decreased $382,401, 38.3 percent, (1.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.63 percent of all these Flaxseed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $60.3 million of the $60.53 million total.

All totaled, 83.33 percent of all these Flaxseed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $50.44 million of the $60.53 million total