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

Imports: Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil

Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil, the No. 810 import by value totaled $10.47 million for the month of July, $66.01 million through July of 2019, and $119.54 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
1Ukraine$22.4 M
2Mexico$14.55 M
3The Netherlands$7.73 M
4France$6.27 M
5Spain$3.92 M
6Argentina$2.8 M
7Belgium$2.74 M
8Turkey$2.71 M
9Italy$1.01 M
10Austria$367,398
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $66.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $13,332,156
2Port of Newark $10,536,621
3Port of Los Angeles $8,913,060
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $7,176,499
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $5,998,181
6Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $5,188,662
7Port of Virginia $2,724,323
8Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $2,696,279
9Port Laredo $2,035,380
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,506,976

U.S. imports of Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil decreased 13.40 percent through July to $66.01 million

U.S. imports of Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil decreased 13.40 percent from $76.23 million to $66.01 million through the first seven 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 810 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 778 for the last full year with a total value of $119.54 million, a $25.76 million, 27.47 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ukraine, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 France and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ukraine, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 France and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ukraine $22,400,195
2Mexico $14,547,006
3The Netherlands $7,727,505
4France $6,269,263
5Spain $3,922,766
6Argentina $2,803,882
7Belgium $2,744,402
8Turkey $2,713,735
9Italy $1,005,994
10Austria $367,398

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $7,874,712
2San Francisco $5,402,500
3Los Angeles $3,536,616
4Phoenix/Nogales $3,387,588
5Chicago $2,380,109
6San Diego $2,326,981
7Laredo $1,223,770
8Miami $603,007
9Norfolk $495,629
10Detroit $470,541

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 10.11 percent compared to last year to $13.33 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 30.55 percent compared to last year to $10.54 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.76 percent compared to last year to $8.91 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 25.51 percent compared to last year to $7.18 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 42.75 percent compared to last year to $6 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 Ukraine decreased $687,525, 2.98 percent, (33.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $2.17 million, 17.53 percent, (22.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $4.31 million, 35.79 percent, (11.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $2.64 million, 29.61 percent, (9.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $221,880, 5.35 percent, (5.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.12 percent of all these Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $54.87 million of the $66.01 million total.

All totaled, 69.62 percent of all these Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $45.96 million of the $66.01 million total