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

Imports: Olive oil

Olive oil, the No. 291 import by value totaled $97.66 million for the month of February, $197.94 million through February 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
1Italy$73.67 M
2Spain$71.01 M
3Tunisia$23.17 M
4Turkey$11.14 M
5Greece$6.15 M
6Portugal$3.59 M
7Chile$3.44 M
8Morocco$1.9 M
9Lebanon$1.07 M
10The Netherlands$1.01 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $197.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $85,281,751
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $25,488,906
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $14,958,648
4Port of Houston $13,981,621
5Port of Los Angeles $12,450,261
6Port of Long Beach $10,640,552
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,771,523
8Port of Virginia $6,396,247
9Port Miami $5,356,191
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,646,001

U.S. imports of Olive oil decreased 11.57 percent through February to $197.94 million

U.S. imports of Olive oil decreased 11.57 percent from $223.84 million to $197.94 million through the first two 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 291 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 263 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 February 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 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $73,673,506
2Spain $71,005,549
3Tunisia $23,165,533
4Turkey $11,135,310
5Greece $6,152,120
6Portugal $3,586,258
7Chile $3,444,632
8Morocco $1,901,478
9Lebanon $1,072,383
10The Netherlands $1,011,441

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 9.11 percent compared to last year to $85.28 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 17.83 percent compared to last year to $25.49 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 1.43 percent compared to last year to $14.96 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 0.37 percent compared to last year to $13.98 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.21 percent compared to last year to $12.45 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 $9.6 million, 11.53 percent, (37.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $8.78 million, 14.12 percent, (35.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Tunisia decreased $6.68 million, 22.39 percent, (11.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $18.17 million, 62 percent, (5.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Greece decreased $661,720, 9.71 percent, (3.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.53 percent of all these Olive oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $185.13 million of the $197.94 million total.

All totaled, 76.87 percent of all these Olive oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $152.16 million of the $197.94 million total