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

Imports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 477 import by value totaled $42.42 million for the month of October, $452.09 million through October of 2018, and $443.21 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
1Mexico$109.45 M
2India$87.77 M
3Canada$39.26 M
4Spain$36.82 M
5Japan$35.2 M
6France$17.52 M
7China$17.44 M
8Italy$14.7 M
9Taiwan$13.82 M
10Israel$10.07 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $452.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $112,225,473
2Port of Los Angeles $55,137,972
3Port Laredo $53,251,480
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $46,828,229
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,982,331
6Port of Houston $20,491,171
7Port of Wilmington, N.C. $15,965,373
8Port of Long Beach $12,960,280
9Port of Charleston $12,454,710
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,847,443

U.S. imports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 24.01 percent through October to $452.09 million

U.S. imports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 24.01 percent from $364.54 million to $452.09 million through the first 10 months of 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 477 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 497 for the last full year with a total value of $443.21 million, a $42.39 million, 10.58 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Spain. 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 Wilmington, N.C..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $109,448,444
2India $87,772,858
3Canada $39,258,576
4Spain $36,818,885
5Japan $35,201,705
6France $17,520,605
7China $17,441,738
8Italy $14,701,898
9Taiwan $13,822,507
10Israel $10,065,556

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $20,880,705
2Laredo $10,548,741
3Los Angeles $9,968,112
4Phoenix/Nogales $9,174,428
5Houston $3,837,840
6Wilmington $3,538,123
7San Francisco $3,498,553
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,553,232
9Chicago $2,112,274
10Boston $1,661,493

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10 percent compared to last year to $112.23 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 20.85 percent compared to last year to $55.14 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 57.47 percent compared to last year to $53.25 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 59.61 percent compared to last year to $46.83 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 37.19 percent compared to last year to $21.98 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 increased $38.9 million, 55.13 percent, (24.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $2.67 million, 3.13 percent, (19.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.91 million, 8 percent, (8.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $20.67 million, 127.93 percent, (8.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $2.54 million, 7.77 percent, (7.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.24 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $308.5 million of the $452.09 million total.

All totaled, 64.02 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $289.43 million of the $452.09 million total