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

Imports: Soybeans

Soybeans, the No. 632 import by value totaled $24.1 million for the month of February, $40.83 million through February of 2019, and $318.08 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
1India$17.6 M
2Canada$7.34 M
3Argentina$6.91 M
4Ukraine$5.96 M
5Kazakhstan$1.31 M
6Mexico$655,188
7Brazil$597,386
8China$298,323
9Germany$68,263
10Taiwan$46,954
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $13,228,519
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $8,911,298
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,760,904
4Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,666,325
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,976,452
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,775,400
7Port of Beaufort-Morehead City, N.C. $1,635,000
8Port of Stockton, Calif. $1,287,551
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $967,635
10Port of Newark $905,957

U.S. imports of Soybeans increased 2.55 percent through February to $40.83 million

U.S. imports of Soybeans increased 2.55 percent from $39.82 million to $40.83 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 632 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 647 for the last full year with a total value of $318.08 million, a $88.67 million, 21.80 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Ukraine and No. 5 Kazakhstan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Kazakhstan, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $17,602,124
2Canada $7,335,958
3Argentina $6,913,169
4Ukraine $5,960,536
5Kazakhstan $1,308,000
6Mexico $655,188
7Brazil $597,386
8China $298,323
9Germany $68,263
10Taiwan $46,954

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $42,548,286
2Baltimore $12,718,352
3Detroit $6,741,724
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,233,576
5San Francisco $4,404,440
6Seattle $3,973,971
7Duluth, Minn. $3,408,951
8Pembina, N.D. $3,290,489
9St. Albans, Vt. $2,476,336
10Buffalo $1,665,750

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 New Orleans fell 17.37 percent compared to last year to $13.23 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 24.92 percent compared to last year to $8.91 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 34.29 percent compared to last year to $2.76 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 27.71 percent compared to last year to $2.67 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 34.31 percent compared to last year to $1.98 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 India decreased $2.75 million, 13.51 percent, (43.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $3.31 million, 31.1 percent, (17.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $6.91 million, 84755 percent, (16.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ukraine increased $5.96 million, 0 percent, (14.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Kazakhstan decreased $6.41 million, 83.04 percent, (3.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.8 percent of all these Soybeans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $39.12 million of the $40.83 million total.

All totaled, 72.35 percent of all these Soybeans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $29.54 million of the $40.83 million total