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

Imports: Flaxseed

Flaxseed, the No. 839 import by value totaled $8.52 million for the month of February, $15.27 million through February 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$13.9 M
2India$562,175
3Argentina$453,516
4Uruguay$288,479
5Kazakhstan$59,280
6Peru$2,579
7El Salvador$2,100
8Guatemala$0
9Indonesia$0
10The Netherlands$0
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $6,258,128
2Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $5,113,298
3Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. $575,852
4Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $544,825
5Port of Eastport, Idaho $484,299
6Port of Newark $424,133
7Port of New York $415,638
8Raymond Border Crossing, Mont. $319,414
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $213,622
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $162,639

U.S. imports of Flaxseed decreased 4.40 percent through February to $15.27 million

U.S. imports of Flaxseed decreased 4.40 percent from $15.97 million to $15.27 million through the first two 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 839 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 822 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Kazakhstan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 India, No. 4 Kazakhstan and No. 5 Uruguay. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $13,901,855
2India $562,175
3Argentina $453,516
4Uruguay $288,479
5Kazakhstan $59,280
6Peru $2,579
7El Salvador $2,100
8Taiwan $0
9Russia $0
10Germany $0

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 12.94 percent compared to last year to $6.26 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 13.36 percent compared to last year to $5.11 million.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. fell 12.86 percent compared to last year to $575,852.
  • Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. rose 39.43 percent compared to last year to $544,825.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 49.72 percent compared to last year to $484,299.

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 decreased $922,474, 6.22 percent, (91.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $257,425, 84.47 percent, (3.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $8,363, 1.88 percent, (2.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uruguay increased $173,328, 150.52 percent, (1.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Kazakhstan decreased $85,515, 59.06 percent, (0.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Flaxseed imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $15.27 million of the $15.27 million total.

All totaled, 84.98 percent of all these Flaxseed imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $12.98 million of the $15.27 million total