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

Imports: Misc. vegetable fats, oils

Misc. vegetable fats, oils, the No. 474 import by value totaled $49.99 million for the month of March, $131.52 million through March 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$31.3 M
2India$21.39 M
3Spain$13.52 M
4Canada$11.81 M
5Japan$10.08 M
6China$5.86 M
7France$5.5 M
8Italy$4.17 M
9Taiwan$3.72 M
10Israel$3.27 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $131.52 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $32,882,146
2Port Laredo $19,444,408
3Port of Los Angeles $18,548,471
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $7,519,977
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,845,327
6Port of Houston $5,879,477
7Port of Long Beach $4,474,975
8Port of Charleston $3,734,674
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $3,531,303
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $2,389,865

U.S. imports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 1.85 percent through March to $131.52 million

U.S. imports of Misc. vegetable fats, oils increased 1.85 percent from $129.13 million to $131.52 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 474 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 471 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 March 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 Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, 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 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $31,300,397
2India $21,385,313
3Spain $13,523,648
4Canada $11,811,901
5Japan $10,079,500
6China $5,859,291
7France $5,495,173
8Italy $4,171,588
9Taiwan $3,720,680
10Israel $3,270,138

January – March 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 three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 7.96 percent compared to last year to $32.88 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 36.9 percent compared to last year to $19.44 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.59 percent compared to last year to $18.55 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 45.46 percent compared to last year to $7.52 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 37.45 percent compared to last year to $6.85 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 $1.98 million, 6.74 percent, (23.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $4.31 million, 16.78 percent, (16.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $2.07 million, 18.1 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $1.89 million, 19.07 percent, (8.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $11,307, 0.11 percent, (7.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.99 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $88.1 million of the $131.52 million total.

All totaled, 64.81 percent of all these Misc. vegetable fats, oils imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $85.24 million of the $131.52 million total