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

Imports: Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil

Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil, the No. 700 import by value totaled $16.19 million for the month of March, $47.19 million through March of 2019, and $174.82 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$24.28 M
2Mexico$11.4 M
3Peru$1.89 M
4Spain$1.88 M
5China$1.26 M
6Malaysia$740,987
7India$692,323
8Italy$682,306
9Norway$606,984
10Dominican Republic$509,620
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,186,784
2Port Laredo $5,910,647
3Port of Eastport, Idaho $4,930,145
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $4,854,410
5Port of Newark $3,661,554
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $2,814,099
7Van Buren Border Crossing, Maine $2,717,814
8Port of Los Angeles $2,195,321
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,176,182
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,729,373

U.S. imports of Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil increased 14.33 percent through March to $47.19 million

U.S. imports of Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil increased 14.33 percent from $41.28 million to $47.19 million through the first three 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 700 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 727 for the last full year with a total value of $174.82 million, a $13.06 million, 6.95 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Dominican Republic. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $24,280,767
2Mexico $11,404,527
3Peru $1,887,445
4Spain $1,884,265
5China $1,258,478
6Malaysia $740,987
7India $692,323
8Italy $682,306
9Norway $606,984
10Dominican Republic $509,620

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Great Falls, Mont. $12,424,762
2Laredo $8,669,891
3Detroit $8,266,710
4Pembina, N.D. $4,475,896
5New York City $3,461,404
6Portland, Maine $2,848,699
7Buffalo $2,655,790
8Miami $1,950,794
9Seattle $1,546,600
10Los Angeles $1,529,297

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.86 percent compared to last year to $6.19 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 21.93 percent compared to last year to $5.91 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 10.58 percent compared to last year to $4.93 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. totaled $4.85 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Newark rose 19.57 percent compared to last year to $3.66 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 $2.38 million, 8.93 percent, (51.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $5.75 million, 101.77 percent, (24.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $1.39 million, 278.04 percent, (4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain decreased $767,809, 28.95 percent, (3.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $888,968, 240.58 percent, (2.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.27 percent of all these Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $40.72 million of the $47.19 million total.

All totaled, 54.12 percent of all these Margarine; edible vegetable fat, oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $25.54 million of the $47.19 million total