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

Exports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 242 export by value totaled $66.35 million for the month of August, $684.55 million through August 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$264.11 M
2Canada$146.5 M
3India$51.98 M
4Vietnam$28.21 M
5Taiwan$27.38 M
6Indonesia$27.12 M
7Hong Kong$19.13 M
8Thailand$12.64 M
9Dominican Republic$11.59 M
10Saudi Arabia$11.38 M
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U.S. exports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 16.18 percent through August to $684.55 million

U.S. exports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 16.18 percent from $816.73 million to $684.55 million through the first eight 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 242 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 228 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 India, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 India, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $264,114,672
2Canada $146,497,016
3India $51,977,546
4Vietnam $28,207,985
5Taiwan $27,376,427
6Indonesia $27,122,789
7Hong Kong $19,132,174
8Thailand $12,644,009
9Dominican Republic $11,593,418
10Saudi Arabia $11,378,619

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 32.06 percent compared to last year to $149.21 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 8.12 percent compared to last year to $139.81 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 30.35 percent compared to last year to $93.62 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 6.43 percent compared to last year to $54.83 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 4.17 percent compared to last year to $39.53 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 $6.53 million, 2.41 percent, (38.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $2.92 million, 1.95 percent, (21.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India decreased $100.82 million, 65.98 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $5.38 million, 23.57 percent, (4.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan increased $4.95 million, 22.06 percent, (4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.7 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $518.17 million of the $684.55 million total.

All totaled, 69.68 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $477 million of the $684.55 million total