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

Imports: Oats

Oats, the No. 594 import by value totaled $37.42 million for the month of October, $262.6 million through October of 2018, and $324.29 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
1Canada$253.78 M
2Sweden$4.45 M
3Finland$4.2 M
4South Korea$54,000
5India$36,938
6Australia$22,354
7China$16,231
8Italy$13,596
9Ukraine$9,800
10Japan$2,904
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $262.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $100,143,179
2International Falls, Minn. $94,083,528
3Port of Toledo, Ohio $18,978,485
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $13,758,180
5Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. $5,541,803
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $4,821,200
7Port of Houston $4,149,233
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $3,382,486
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,010,559
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,951,076

U.S. imports of Oats decreased 2.82 percent through October to $262.6 million

U.S. imports of Oats decreased 2.82 percent from $270.22 million to $262.6 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 594 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 564 for the last full year with a total value of $324.29 million, a $5.67 million, 1.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Sweden, No. 3 Finland, No. 4 India and No. 5 Chile. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $253,781,299
2Sweden $4,454,547
3Finland $4,204,878
4South Korea $54,000
5India $36,938
6Australia $22,354
7China $16,231
8Italy $13,596
9Ukraine $9,800
10Japan $2,904

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $20,229,222
2Duluth, Minn. $17,991,409
3Seattle $2,431,066
4San Juan $1,391,250
5Great Falls, Mont. $1,146,581
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,026,411
7St. Albans, Vt. $471,146
8Detroit $287,202
9Buffalo $257,760
10New York City $14,211

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:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 21.27 percent compared to last year to $100.14 million.
  • International Falls, Minn. fell 13 percent compared to last year to $94.08 million.
  • Port of Toledo, Ohio fell 7.26 percent compared to last year to $18.98 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 5.36 percent compared to last year to $13.76 million.
  • Northgate Border Crossing, N.D. fell 23.2 percent compared to last year to $5.54 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 $184,850, 0.07 percent, (96.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Sweden decreased $7 million, 61.1 percent, (1.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Finland decreased $452,565, 9.72 percent, (1.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $41,976, 349.1 percent, (0.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India decreased $14,985, 28.86 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Oats imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $262.53 million of the $262.6 million total.

All totaled, 88.54 percent of all these Oats imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $232.51 million of the $262.6 million total