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

Exports: Fresh-cut flowers

Fresh-cut flowers, the No. 980 export by value totaled $1.59 million for the month of October, $19.89 million through October of 2018, and $25.95 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$16.9 M
2The Netherlands$1.2 M
3Japan$606,263
4Mexico$323,201
5Colombia$217,376
6South Korea$112,305
7Jamaica$86,518
8Guatemala$67,490
9El Salvador$32,975
10Bahamas$32,336
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U.S. exports of Fresh-cut flowers decreased 12.24 percent through October to $19.89 million

U.S. exports of Fresh-cut flowers decreased 12.24 percent from $22.67 million to $19.89 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 980 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 942 for the last full year with a total value of $25.95 million, a $2.08 million, 8.72 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Colombia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Jamaica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $16,895,444
2The Netherlands $1,195,777
3Japan $606,263
4Mexico $323,201
5Colombia $217,376
6South Korea $112,305
7Jamaica $86,518
8Guatemala $67,490
9El Salvador $32,975
10Bahamas $32,336

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $1,904,913
2Buffalo $697,096
3Seattle $517,949
4Miami $321,393
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $297,619
6Detroit $276,159
7Pembina, N.D. $102,907
8Great Falls, Mont. $86,009
9New York City $83,617
10El Paso $37,440

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 0.12 percent compared to last year to $10.38 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 25.86 percent compared to last year to $2.32 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 30.37 percent compared to last year to $1.76 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 0.38 percent compared to last year to $1.07 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 47.69 percent compared to last year to $721,131.

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 $1.42 million, 7.73 percent, (84.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $1.71 million, 58.85 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $79,012, 14.99 percent, (3.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $149,377, 85.94 percent, (1.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $181,678, 508.93 percent, (1.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.7 percent of all these Fresh-cut flowers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $19.24 million of the $19.89 million total.

All totaled, 81.68 percent of all these Fresh-cut flowers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $16.25 million of the $19.89 million total