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

Imports: Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits

Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits, the No. 592 import by value totaled $29.12 million for the month of December, $316.77 million through December 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$90.14 M
2India$47.72 M
3China$25.33 M
4Paraguay$19.55 M
5Ethiopia$18.46 M
6Peru$18.02 M
7Chile$17.69 M
8Mexico$15.13 M
9Guatemala$12.74 M
10Bolivia$7.71 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $316.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $60,254,520
2Port of Newark $52,798,159
3Port of Los Angeles $33,370,425
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $20,262,606
5Miami International Airport $15,398,400
6Los Angeles International Airport $13,583,057
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $11,953,818
8Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $8,231,844
9Port of Houston $8,111,120
10Port Laredo $7,095,083

U.S. imports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits increased 9.53 percent through December to $316.77 million

U.S. imports of Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits increased 9.53 percent from $289.21 million to $316.77 million in 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 592 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 588 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Paraguay 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 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Chile 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $90,142,867
2India $47,722,614
3China $25,331,269
4Paraguay $19,554,242
5Ethiopia $18,462,169
6Peru $18,018,438
7Chile $17,691,886
8Mexico $15,132,537
9Guatemala $12,742,636
10Bolivia $7,705,473

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $20,526,410
2Los Angeles $14,422,053
3New York City $10,145,752
4Chicago $5,940,831
5Seattle $3,938,391
6San Francisco $3,733,527
7Baltimore $3,634,570
8Miami $3,221,769
9Great Falls, Mont. $2,377,940
10New Orleans $2,010,299

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 9.2 percent compared to last year to $60.25 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.91 percent compared to last year to $52.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 33.92 percent compared to last year to $33.37 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 0.27 percent compared to last year to $20.26 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 28.02 percent compared to last year to $15.4 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 $409,195, 0.45 percent, (28.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $7.79 million, 19.52 percent, (15.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $3.32 million, 15.1 percent, (8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Paraguay increased $7.29 million, 59.5 percent, (6.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ethiopia increased $537,359, 3 percent, (5.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.52 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $201.21 million of the $316.77 million total.

All totaled, 57.48 percent of all these Oil seeds, misc. oleaginous fruits imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $182.08 million of the $316.77 million total