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

Imports: Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits

Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits, the No. 599 import by value totaled $25.17 million for the month of October, $261.38 million through October of 2018, and $289.21 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
1Canada$76.55 M
2India$39.38 M
3China$18.04 M
4Chile$16.89 M
5Peru$16.61 M
6Ethiopia$16.38 M
7Mexico$13.12 M
8Paraguay$12.8 M
9Guatemala$10.28 M
10Israel$6.37 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $261.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $51,468,912
2Port of Newark $41,815,918
3Port of Los Angeles $25,262,313
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $17,104,024
5Miami International Airport $14,435,762
6Los Angeles International Airport $12,427,608
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $9,669,152
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $6,480,824
9Port of Houston $5,927,209
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,783,988

U.S. imports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits increased 8.57 percent through October to $261.38 million

U.S. imports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits increased 8.57 percent from $240.74 million to $261.38 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 599 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 587 for the last full year with a total value of $289.21 million, a $44.88 million, 13.43 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 China and No. 5 Ethiopia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $76,550,819
2India $39,379,994
3China $18,044,238
4Chile $16,891,859
5Peru $16,613,986
6Ethiopia $16,375,688
7Mexico $13,121,145
8Paraguay $12,795,275
9Guatemala $10,276,475
10Israel $6,368,752

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $14,678,674
2Los Angeles $8,443,497
3New York City $5,526,173
4Seattle $3,160,929
5Chicago $2,956,348
6Miami $2,596,172
7Baltimore $2,278,442
8San Francisco $2,198,106
9New Orleans $1,729,043
10Dallas $1,240,800

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 13 percent compared to last year to $51.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 25.01 percent compared to last year to $41.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 26.52 percent compared to last year to $25.26 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 0.84 percent compared to last year to $17.1 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 23.97 percent compared to last year to $14.44 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 $8,403, 0.01 percent, (29.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $6.5 million, 19.77 percent, (15.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $2.89 million, 19.09 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile decreased $205,969, 1.2 percent, (6.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru increased $4.18 million, 33.64 percent, (6.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.08 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $167.48 million of the $261.38 million total.

All totaled, 57.42 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $150.09 million of the $261.38 million total