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

Imports: Olive oil

Olive oil, the No. 269 import by value totaled $106.48 million for the month of August, $875 million through August of 2019, and $1.48 billion 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
1Spain$341.22 M
2Italy$340.69 M
3Tunisia$68.58 M
4Turkey$32.86 M
5Greece$31.26 M
6Morocco$18.93 M
7Portugal$9.47 M
8Chile$8.95 M
9Argentina$6.81 M
10The Netherlands$4.56 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $875 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $367,741,186
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $89,693,542
3Port of Houston $73,274,852
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $67,338,257
5Port of Los Angeles $59,358,677
6Port of Long Beach $42,796,192
7Port of Virginia $40,039,961
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $33,413,103
9Port Miami $28,149,731
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $20,905,663

U.S. imports of Olive oil decreased 14.27 percent through August to $875 million

U.S. imports of Olive oil decreased 14.27 percent from $1.02 billion to $875 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 269 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 245 for the last full year with a total value of $1.48 billion, a $61.44 million, 4.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Tunisia, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Greece. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Tunisia, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Greece. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Spain $341,215,309
2Italy $340,693,116
3Tunisia $68,581,362
4Turkey $32,856,269
5Greece $31,261,156
6Morocco $18,932,664
7Portugal $9,473,931
8Chile $8,947,550
9Argentina $6,810,129
10The Netherlands $4,559,946

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $172,981,393
2Los Angeles $50,371,859
3Baltimore $48,558,871
4San Francisco $33,763,606
5Houston $31,639,601
6Atlanta/Savannah $19,296,561
7Chicago $17,544,852
8Miami $16,432,435
9Seattle $12,189,436
10Norfolk $9,013,696

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:

  • Port of Newark fell 20.49 percent compared to last year to $367.74 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 22.35 percent compared to last year to $89.69 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 9.35 percent compared to last year to $73.27 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 14.41 percent compared to last year to $67.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 6.96 percent compared to last year to $59.36 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 Spain increased $4.66 million, 1.38 percent, (39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy decreased $23.27 million, 6.39 percent, (38.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Tunisia decreased $83.23 million, 54.82 percent, (7.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $47.42 million, 59.07 percent, (3.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Greece decreased $2.78 million, 8.18 percent, (3.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.1 percent of all these Olive oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $814.61 million of the $875 million total.

All totaled, 75.13 percent of all these Olive oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $657.41 million of the $875 million total