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

Imports: Oats

Oats, the No. 625 import by value totaled $14.31 million for the month of August, $183.97 million through August of 2019, and $315.93 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$183.87 M
2South Korea$38,562
3India$20,333
4Japan$13,453
5Italy$10,836
6Mexico$9,820
7Uruguay$7,950
8China$2,676
9El Salvador$0
10Guatemala$0
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U.S. imports of Oats decreased 0.60 percent through August to $183.97 million

U.S. imports of Oats decreased 0.60 percent from $185.09 million to $183.97 million through the first eight 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 625 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 625 for the last full year with a total value of $315.93 million, a $8.36 million, 2.58 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 India, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Toledo, Ohio, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 India and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 International Falls, Minn., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Toledo, Ohio, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Northgate Border Crossing, N.D..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $183,869,497
2South Korea $38,562
3India $20,333
4Japan $13,453
5Italy $10,836
6Mexico $9,820
7Uruguay $7,950
8China $2,676
9Finland $0
10Sweden $0

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Duluth, Minn. $38,684,105
2Pembina, N.D. $35,865,761
3Cleveland $11,115,325
4Seattle $5,317,316
5Great Falls, Mont. $2,289,593
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,925,615
7San Juan $1,391,250
8St. Albans, Vt. $772,758
9Buffalo $624,245
10Detroit $530,614

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • International Falls, Minn. fell 2.16 percent compared to last year to $65.9 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 11.04 percent compared to last year to $57.34 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio rose 96.39 percent compared to last year to $24.65 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 11.78 percent compared to last year to $12.48 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 8.77 percent compared to last year to $4.02 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 increased $7.53 million, 4.27 percent, (99.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $12,360, 47.17 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $16,605, 44.95 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $10,549, 363.26 percent, (0.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $2,456, 29.31 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.99 percent of all these Oats imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $183.95 million of the $183.97 million total.

All totaled, 89.35 percent of all these Oats imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $164.39 million of the $183.97 million total