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

Exports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 233 export by value totaled $81.69 million for the month of October, $962.53 million through October of 2018, and $1.13 billion 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
1Mexico$314.7 M
2Canada$184.45 M
3India$154.07 M
4Taiwan$35.95 M
5Vietnam$29.84 M
6Indonesia$23.92 M
7Hong Kong$23.77 M
8United Arab Emirates$21.37 M
9Saudi Arabia$20.92 M
10Israel$17.98 M
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U.S. exports of Fresh apples, pears increased 11.32 percent through October to $962.53 million

U.S. exports of Fresh apples, pears increased 11.32 percent from $864.68 million to $962.53 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 233 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 242 for the last full year with a total value of $1.13 billion, a $23.94 million, 2.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $314,700,728
2Canada $184,454,508
3India $154,066,443
4Taiwan $35,950,884
5Vietnam $29,837,875
6Indonesia $23,924,992
7Hong Kong $23,771,957
8United Arab Emirates $21,374,201
9Saudi Arabia $20,922,261
10Israel $17,980,448

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $131,659,109
2Phoenix/Nogales $51,562,708
3San Diego $17,240,125
4Detroit $15,952,606
5Los Angeles $8,020,405
6Great Falls, Mont. $5,483,151
7Low Value Shipments $4,108,640
8New York City $2,362,628
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,313,024
10Miami $1,864,689

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:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 49.92 percent compared to last year to $255.54 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 9.44 percent compared to last year to $175.36 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 4.12 percent compared to last year to $154.96 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 4.59 percent compared to last year to $59.6 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 8.65 percent compared to last year to $49.46 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 Mexico increased $22.83 million, 7.82 percent, (32.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $9.36 million, 4.83 percent, (19.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $69.5 million, 82.19 percent, (16.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan decreased $5.09 million, 12.4 percent, (3.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam increased $9.27 million, 45.05 percent, (3.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.7 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $719.01 million of the $962.53 million total.

All totaled, 72.2 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $694.91 million of the $962.53 million total