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

Imports: Soybean oil

Soybean oil, the No. 796 import by value totaled $12.07 million for the month of October, $101.34 million through October of 2018, and $114.2 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$96.78 M
2Mexico$3.94 M
3Argentina$484,885
4South Korea$68,879
5China$59,374
6France$4,510
7Sweden$4,437
8Ukraine$2,744
9Taiwan$2,360
10St Kitts and Nevis$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $101.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $37,678,469
2Trout River, NY Border Crossing $28,490,946
3Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $12,827,843
4Port of Port Arthur, Texas $7,744,498
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,833,529
6Port Laredo $3,888,267
7Massena Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,221,496
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,008,610
9Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $663,862
10Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $653,866

U.S. imports of Soybean oil increased 7.66 percent through October to $101.34 million

U.S. imports of Soybean oil increased 7.66 percent from $94.14 million to $101.34 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 796 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 791 for the last full year with a total value of $114.2 million, a $5.35 million, 4.91 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Trout River, NY Border Crossing, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Port Arthur, Texas and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Trout River, NY Border Crossing, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $96,778,115
2Mexico $3,939,293
3Argentina $484,885
4South Korea $68,879
5China $59,374
6France $4,510
7Sweden $4,437
8Ukraine $2,744
9Taiwan $2,360
10Japan $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Port Arthur, Texas $7,744,498
2Detroit $6,808,569
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,400,924
4Buffalo $2,144,545
5Laredo $644,217
6St. Albans, Vt. $254,070
7Miami $61,376
8Great Falls, Mont. $30,730
9San Diego $19,892
10Los Angeles $14,484

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.92 percent compared to last year to $37.68 million.
  • Trout River, NY Border Crossing fell 10.38 percent compared to last year to $28.49 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 32.1 percent compared to last year to $12.83 million.
  • Port of Port Arthur, Texas totaled $7.74 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 34.06 percent compared to last year to $5.83 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 increased $6.79 million, 7.55 percent, (95.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $398,062, 11.24 percent, (3.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $21,595, 4.66 percent, (0.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $30,805, 80.91 percent, (0.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $50,003, 533.59 percent, (0.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.99 percent of all these Soybean oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $101.33 million of the $101.34 million total.

All totaled, 91.35 percent of all these Soybean oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $92.58 million of the $101.34 million total