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

Imports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 476 import by value totaled $49.22 million for the month of July, $324.83 million through July of 2019, and $536.48 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
1Mexico$72.38 M
2India$58.01 M
3Spain$31.91 M
4Canada$27.62 M
5Japan$25.84 M
6China$16.06 M
7France$13.12 M
8Italy$10.3 M
9Israel$8.93 M
10Taiwan$8.66 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $324.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $77,110,614
2Port of Los Angeles $47,906,163
3Port Laredo $42,107,294
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $22,385,547
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $16,243,608
6Port of Wilmington, N.C. $15,159,021
7Port of Houston $14,286,436
8Port of Long Beach $10,299,760
9Port of Boston $7,266,340
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $5,874,804

U.S. imports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 3.19 percent through July to $324.83 million

U.S. imports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 3.19 percent from $314.8 million to $324.83 million through the first seven 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 476 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 469 for the last full year with a total value of $536.48 million, a $93.27 million, 21.04 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $72,383,614
2India $58,012,121
3Spain $31,909,013
4Canada $27,620,928
5Japan $25,844,611
6China $16,060,807
7France $13,115,243
8Italy $10,298,669
9Israel $8,925,913
10Taiwan $8,659,911

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $43,942,882
2Laredo $22,340,871
3Los Angeles $22,012,822
4Phoenix/Nogales $15,676,213
5Wilmington $8,277,944
6San Francisco $7,358,557
7Houston $6,795,427
8Chicago $6,042,487
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,296,310
10Atlanta/Savannah $3,050,432

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 0.93 percent compared to last year to $77.11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 26.39 percent compared to last year to $47.91 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.77 percent compared to last year to $42.11 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 31.92 percent compared to last year to $22.39 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 26.25 percent compared to last year to $16.24 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 Mexico decreased $3.2 million, 4.23 percent, (22.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $4,170, 0.01 percent, (17.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $7.36 million, 29.96 percent, (9.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $14,205, 0.05 percent, (8.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $1.68 million, 6.94 percent, (7.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.43 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $215.77 million of the $324.83 million total.

All totaled, 63.34 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $205.75 million of the $324.83 million total