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

Imports: Soybean oil

Soybean oil, the No. 781 import by value totaled $9.95 million for the month of February, $20.61 million through February of 2019, and $128.25 million 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
1Canada$19.85 M
2Mexico$705,248
3The Netherlands$15,048
4South Korea$13,627
5Argentina$11,595
6France$3,497
7Taiwan$2,950
8Trinidad and Tobago$0
9Qatar$0
10Saint Maarten$0
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U.S. imports of Soybean oil decreased 10.96 percent through February to $20.61 million

U.S. imports of Soybean oil decreased 10.96 percent from $23.14 million to $20.61 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 781 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 750 for the last full year with a total value of $128.25 million, a $14.05 million, 12.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $19,853,995
2Mexico $705,248
3The Netherlands $15,048
4South Korea $13,627
5Argentina $11,595
6France $3,497
7Taiwan $2,950
8China $0

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $21,358,089
2Detroit $15,090,336
3Port Arthur, Texas $7,744,498
4Buffalo $3,608,801
5Laredo $1,420,550
6St. Albans, Vt. $472,647
7Los Angeles $90,266
8Miami $84,776
9Great Falls, Mont. $70,112
10Pembina, N.D. $40,613

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:

  • Trout River, NY Border Crossing rose 192.02 percent compared to last year to $8.59 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 6.23 percent compared to last year to $6.01 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 110.38 percent compared to last year to $4.14 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.11 percent compared to last year to $702,927.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 77.05 percent compared to last year to $492,246.

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 $2.53 million, 11.3 percent, (96.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $41,139, 6.19 percent, (3.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $15,048, 0 percent, (0.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $7,434, 35.3 percent, (0.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina decreased $49,781, 81.11 percent, (0.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Soybean oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $20.6 million of the $20.61 million total.

All totaled, 96.79 percent of all these Soybean oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $19.94 million of the $20.61 million total