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

Imports: Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil

Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil, the No. 803 import by value totaled $7.85 million for the month of December, $119.54 million through December of 2018, and $93.78 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
1Ukraine$30 M
2Mexico$23.78 M
3The Netherlands$19.68 M
4France$15.35 M
5Spain$7.74 M
6Argentina$7.6 M
7Belgium$6.1 M
8Turkey$5 M
9Italy$952,458
10Canada$767,977
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $119.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $24,547,076
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,639,778
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $14,672,856
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $12,375,768
5Port of Los Angeles $10,646,971
6Port of Southern Louisiana, Gramercy, St. James Parish $8,999,104
7Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $7,956,980
8Port of Virginia $3,015,409
9Port Laredo $2,990,849
10Port of New York $2,330,418

U.S. imports of Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil increased 27.47 percent through December to $119.54 million

U.S. imports of Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil increased 27.47 percent from $93.78 million to $119.54 million in 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 803 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 834 for the last full year with a total value of $93.78 million, a $3.29 million, 3.63 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 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.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ukraine $29,999,340
2Mexico $23,778,628
3The Netherlands $19,675,476
4France $15,352,418
5Spain $7,737,300
6Argentina $7,600,655
7Belgium $6,104,893
8Turkey $5,002,699
9Italy $952,458
10Canada $767,977

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,256,953
2San Francisco $4,178,926
3Los Angeles $3,271,312
4Phoenix/Nogales $3,067,378
5Chicago $1,487,442
6San Diego $1,299,800
7Laredo $792,951
8Miami $477,217
9Norfolk $389,763
10Boston $298,726

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 11.17 percent compared to last year to $24.55 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $21.64 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 64.43 percent compared to last year to $14.67 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 12.99 percent compared to last year to $12.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.52 percent compared to last year to $10.65 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 increased $9.23 million, 44.41 percent, (25.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.8 million, 25.28 percent, (19.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $2.25 million, 10.28 percent, (16.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $3.55 million, 30.09 percent, (12.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $444,241, 6.09 percent, (6.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.76 percent of all these Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $96.54 million of the $119.54 million total.

All totaled, 70.17 percent of all these Sunflower, safflow, cottonseed oil imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $83.88 million of the $119.54 million total