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

Exports: Fresh-cut flowers

Fresh-cut flowers, the No. 960 export by value totaled $1.72 million for the month of August, $16.24 million through August of 2019, and $23.56 million 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
1Canada$13.06 M
2Mexico$1.12 M
3The Netherlands$790,531
4Colombia$420,459
5Japan$337,688
6Jamaica$180,099
7United Kingdom$79,564
8Panama$37,971
9Australia$30,958
10El Salvador$26,325
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U.S. exports of Fresh-cut flowers decreased 1.52 percent through August to $16.24 million

U.S. exports of Fresh-cut flowers decreased 1.52 percent from $16.49 million to $16.24 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 960 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 966 for the last full year with a total value of $23.56 million, a $2.39 million, 9.22 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Japan. 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Orlando International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Colombia and No. 5 Mexico. 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $13,060,577
2Mexico $1,115,755
3The Netherlands $790,531
4Colombia $420,459
5Japan $337,688
6Jamaica $180,099
7United Kingdom $79,564
8Panama $37,971
9Australia $30,958
10El Salvador $26,325

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Low Value Shipments $3,631,878
2Buffalo $861,295
3Seattle $823,363
4Miami $623,373
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $514,207
6New York City $330,425
7Detroit $327,685
8San Diego $273,633
9Honolulu $198,341
10Pembina, N.D. $142,757

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:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 1.06 percent compared to last year to $8.32 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 10.94 percent compared to last year to $1.85 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 22.61 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. totaled $855,926. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Orlando International Airport rose 1262.9 percent compared to last year to $648,453.

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 $1.2 million, 8.39 percent, (80.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $914,415, 454.16 percent, (6.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $103,654, 11.59 percent, (4.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Colombia increased $203,083, 93.42 percent, (2.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $672, 0.2 percent, (2.08 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.86 percent of all these Fresh-cut flowers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $15.73 million of the $16.24 million total.

All totaled, 79.23 percent of all these Fresh-cut flowers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $12.86 million of the $16.24 million total