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

Imports: Olive oil

Olive oil, the No. 249 import by value totaled $136.29 million for the month of October, $1.26 billion through October of 2018, and $1.42 billion 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
1Italy$447.54 M
2Spain$422.06 M
3Tunisia$167.87 M
4Turkey$91.31 M
5Greece$41.18 M
6Chile$25.55 M
7Argentina$16.35 M
8Morocco$13.37 M
9Portugal$9.12 M
10Lebanon$4.99 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.26 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $566,046,890
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $138,579,791
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $106,997,815
4Port of Houston $83,417,283
5Port of Los Angeles $77,492,613
6Port of Long Beach $57,200,027
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $57,188,765
8Port Everglades, Fla. $36,080,655
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $29,951,320
10Port of Virginia $28,835,507

U.S. imports of Olive oil increased 4.20 percent through October to $1.26 billion

U.S. imports of Olive oil increased 4.20 percent from $1.2 billion to $1.26 billion 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 249 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 232 for the last full year with a total value of $1.42 billion, a $126.31 million, 9.76 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Tunisia, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Turkey. 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 Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $447,541,927
2Spain $422,060,680
3Tunisia $167,867,851
4Turkey $91,308,007
5Greece $41,179,168
6Chile $25,553,120
7Argentina $16,347,865
8Morocco $13,367,889
9Portugal $9,117,316
10Lebanon $4,993,999

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $83,168,612
2Los Angeles $28,711,038
3Baltimore $27,569,671
4San Francisco $14,874,665
5Houston $13,250,233
6Atlanta/Savannah $11,555,181
7Miami $9,830,570
8Chicago $8,098,203
9Seattle $5,980,352
10Jacksonville/Tampa $2,785,486

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 8.81 percent compared to last year to $566.05 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 5 percent compared to last year to $138.58 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 24.49 percent compared to last year to $107 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 12.75 percent compared to last year to $83.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.76 percent compared to last year to $77.49 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 Italy decreased $31.08 million, 6.49 percent, (35.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain decreased $47.16 million, 10.05 percent, (33.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Tunisia increased $112.12 million, 201.12 percent, (13.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey increased $40.14 million, 78.46 percent, (7.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Greece increased $2.27 million, 5.84 percent, (3.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.2 percent of all these Olive oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.17 billion of the $1.26 billion total.

All totaled, 77.47 percent of all these Olive oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $972.53 million of the $1.26 billion total