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

Exports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 213 export by value totaled $104.89 million for the month of March, $310.96 million through March of 2019, and $1.17 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$96.44 M
2Canada$51.06 M
3India$35.03 M
4Taiwan$25.5 M
5Vietnam$17.23 M
6Hong Kong$11.62 M
7Indonesia$8.51 M
8Israel$6.64 M
9Saudi Arabia$6.57 M
10Thailand$5.92 M
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U.S. exports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 16.57 percent through March to $310.96 million

U.S. exports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 16.57 percent from $372.7 million to $310.96 million through the first three 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 213 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 188 for the last full year with a total value of $1.17 billion, a $45.03 million, 3.99 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 Canada, 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $96,436,072
2Canada $51,063,342
3India $35,030,979
4Taiwan $25,498,394
5Vietnam $17,231,596
6Hong Kong $11,615,755
7Indonesia $8,505,318
8Israel $6,637,278
9Saudi Arabia $6,573,715
10Thailand $5,922,406

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $252,497,101
2Phoenix/Nogales $90,552,073
3San Diego $28,910,900
4Detroit $28,707,344
5Los Angeles $18,098,645
6Great Falls, Mont. $9,928,509
7Low Value Shipments $7,201,330
8New York City $4,514,371
9Miami $4,480,640
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,475,815

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:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 21.83 percent compared to last year to $92.2 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 16.79 percent compared to last year to $54.76 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 18.31 percent compared to last year to $51.2 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 3.28 percent compared to last year to $20.8 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 15.81 percent compared to last year to $14.15 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 decreased $12.66 million, 11.6 percent, (31.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $6.68 million, 11.57 percent, (16.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $33.87 million, 49.16 percent, (11.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $5.93 million, 30.34 percent, (8.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam increased $521,931, 3.12 percent, (5.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.44 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $225.26 million of the $310.96 million total.

All totaled, 74.97 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $233.12 million of the $310.96 million total