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

Imports: Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil

Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil, the No. 724 import by value totaled $14.4 million for the month of December, $174.82 million through December of 2018, and $187.87 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$102.76 M
2Mexico$30.69 M
3Spain$9.29 M
4Peru$8.43 M
5Indonesia$3.47 M
6Italy$2.5 M
7Dominican Republic$2.43 M
8Malaysia$1.97 M
9Norway$1.51 M
10Ecuador$1.32 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $174.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $24,643,900
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,564,097
3Port of Eastport, Idaho $19,583,587
4Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $16,867,647
5Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $15,125,595
6Port of Newark $13,684,547
7Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine $10,059,409
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $8,190,074
9Port of Los Angeles $8,147,444
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $4,888,696

U.S. imports of Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil decreased 6.95 percent through December to $174.82 million

U.S. imports of Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil decreased 6.95 percent from $187.87 million to $174.82 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 724 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 691 for the last full year with a total value of $187.87 million, a $18.31 million, 10.80 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $102,760,413
2Mexico $30,689,801
3Spain $9,294,734
4Peru $8,429,722
5Indonesia $3,468,095
6Italy $2,502,612
7Dominican Republic $2,428,536
8Malaysia $1,969,535
9Norway $1,505,415
10Ecuador $1,322,620

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Great Falls, Mont. $9,796,375
2Detroit $6,386,289
3Laredo $6,017,715
4Pembina, N.D. $3,116,083
5New York City $2,409,405
6Portland, Maine $2,187,783
7Buffalo $2,039,915
8Miami $1,615,079
9Los Angeles $1,359,683
10San Juan $989,492

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 3.51 percent compared to last year to $24.64 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 38.81 percent compared to last year to $21.56 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 3.29 percent compared to last year to $19.58 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 1.73 percent compared to last year to $16.87 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 41.69 percent compared to last year to $15.13 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 decreased $9.33 million, 8.32 percent, (58.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $3.23 million, 11.78 percent, (17.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $2.7 million, 41 percent, (5.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru decreased $6.29 million, 42.73 percent, (4.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia decreased $1.33 million, 27.69 percent, (1.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.46 percent of all these Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $154.64 million of the $174.82 million total.

All totaled, 55.93 percent of all these Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $97.78 million of the $174.82 million total