Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through April 2020.

Exports: Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried

Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried, the No. 367 export by value totaled $40.07 million for the month of April, $159.84 million through April of 2020, and $450.26 million for all of 2019, 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$155.89 M
2Bermuda$2.04 M
3Bahamas$938,718
4Turks and Caicos Islands$384,529
5Cayman Islands$296,673
6Honduras$44,512
7British Virgin Islands$39,869
8Ecuador$39,335
9Peru$35,328
10Saint Maarten$33,477
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $119.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $34,458,701
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $27,015,580
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $15,502,353
4Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $12,653,709
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $7,858,353
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,671,906
7Port of Eastport, Idaho $4,172,355
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $3,908,144
9Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $3,549,489
10Port of New York $1,647,984

U.S. exports of Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried increased 4.88 percent through March to $119.77 million

U.S. exports of Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried increased 4.88 percent from $114.2 million to $119.77 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 367 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 388 for the last full year with a total value of $450.26 million, a $5.88 million, 1.32 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March 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 – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $116,626,354
2Bermuda $1,637,809
3Bahamas $738,884
4Turks and Caicos Islands $308,968
5Cayman Islands $230,951
6Ecuador $39,335
7Peru $35,328
8British Virgin Islands $30,609
9Honduras $18,912
10Costa Rica $16,664

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1OGDENSBURG, NY $20,372,504
2BUFFALO, NY $18,942,926
3GREAT FALLS, MT $9,685,856
4SEATTLE, WA $8,946,272
5LOW VALUE $2,693,084
6PEMBINA, ND $2,530,848
7PORTLAND, ME $1,831,584
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $974,492
9MIAMI, FL $789,446
10DETROIT, MI $259,012

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.54 percent compared to last year to $34.46 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 3.51 percent compared to last year to $27.02 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 6.93 percent compared to last year to $15.5 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 9.92 percent compared to last year to $12.65 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 10.24 percent compared to last year to $7.86 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 increased $6.01 million, 5.44 percent, (97.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Bermuda decreased $66,274, 3.89 percent, (1.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas increased $37,972, 5.42 percent, (0.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Turks and Caicos Islands decreased $25,671, 7.67 percent, (0.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Cayman Islands increased $36,531, 18.79 percent, (0.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.81 percent of all these Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $119.54 million of the $119.77 million total.

All totaled, 81.39 percent of all these Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $97.49 million of the $119.77 million total