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

Exports: Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried

Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried, the No. 403 export by value totaled $37.3 million for the month of October, $374.55 million through October of 2018, and $444.96 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$364.04 M
2Bermuda$5.61 M
3Bahamas$2.15 M
4Turks and Caicos Islands$915,639
5Cayman Islands$714,943
6British Virgin Islands$159,027
7Colombia$113,442
8Costa Rica$96,479
9Ecuador$96,241
10Saint Maarten$72,672
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $374.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $103,815,357
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $81,931,799
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $57,254,972
4Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $32,327,963
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $29,378,995
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $12,871,108
7Port of Eastport, Idaho $12,701,866
8Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $10,950,629
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $10,026,136
10Port of New York $5,659,225

U.S. exports of Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried decreased 0.00 percent through October to $374.55 million

U.S. exports of Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried decreased 0.00 percent from $374.56 million to $374.55 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 403 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 396 for the last full year with a total value of $444.96 million, a $13.72 million, 3.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Bermuda, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Turks and Caicos Islands and No. 5 Cayman Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Bermuda, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Turks and Caicos Islands and No. 5 Cayman Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $364,044,509
2Bermuda $5,612,789
3Bahamas $2,149,503
4Turks and Caicos Islands $915,639
5Cayman Islands $714,943
6British Virgin Islands $159,027
7Colombia $113,442
8Costa Rica $96,479
9Ecuador $96,241
10Saint Maarten $72,672

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $20,825,040
2Buffalo $19,469,200
3Seattle $11,650,963
4Great Falls, Mont. $8,841,403
5Pembina, N.D. $2,506,260
6Low Value Shipments $2,280,547
7Portland, Maine $2,249,635
8New York City $1,051,943
9Miami $890,318
10Detroit $513,910

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 8.53 percent compared to last year to $103.82 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 1.99 percent compared to last year to $81.93 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 3.94 percent compared to last year to $57.25 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 25.06 percent compared to last year to $32.33 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 56.51 percent compared to last year to $29.38 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. exports to No. 1 Canada decreased $11,109, 0 percent, (97.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Bermuda decreased $190,914, 3.29 percent, (1.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas increased $83,476, 4.04 percent, (0.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Turks and Caicos Islands increased $83,589, 10.05 percent, (0.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Cayman Islands increased $95,979, 15.51 percent, (0.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.7 percent of all these Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $373.44 million of the $374.55 million total.

All totaled, 81.35 percent of all these Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $304.71 million of the $374.55 million total