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

Exports: Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices

Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices, the No. 879 export by value totaled $4.17 million for the month of October, $37.51 million through October of 2018, and $45.61 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$9.11 M
2Costa Rica$2.21 M
3Saudi Arabia$1.7 M
4Sweden$1.42 M
5Japan$1.29 M
6Curacao$1.23 M
7Ghana$1.17 M
8Dominican Republic$1.15 M
9Hong Kong$1.13 M
10Bahamas$861,672
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $37.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $6,638,885
2Port Miami $5,525,219
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,407,174
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,683,787
5Port of New York $1,954,573
6Port of Houston $1,870,626
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,574,757
8Port of Los Angeles $1,450,076
9Port of Newark $1,337,262
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,169,667

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices decreased 1.12 percent through October to $37.51 million

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices decreased 1.12 percent from $37.94 million to $37.51 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 879 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 881 for the last full year with a total value of $45.61 million, a $7.75 million, 14.52 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Sweden. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,109,390
2Costa Rica $2,208,316
3Saudi Arabia $1,701,235
4Sweden $1,420,551
5Japan $1,290,869
6Curacao $1,227,785
7Ghana $1,172,949
8Dominican Republic $1,151,758
9Hong Kong $1,128,278
10Bahamas $861,672

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $2,091,928
2Low Value Shipments $646,603
3Buffalo $545,955
4New York City $484,143
5Los Angeles $431,062
6Houston $250,225
7Atlanta/Savannah $246,196
8Seattle $233,725
9Detroit $192,547
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $184,739

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 Everglades, Fla. rose 28.16 percent compared to last year to $6.64 million.
  • Port Miami fell 5.98 percent compared to last year to $5.53 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 1.14 percent compared to last year to $3.41 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 17.26 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.
  • Port of New York fell 14.69 percent compared to last year to $1.95 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 Canada increased $287,157, 3.25 percent, (24.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Costa Rica increased $1.12 million, 103.37 percent, (5.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia decreased $226,857, 11.77 percent, (4.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Sweden decreased $4,293, 0.3 percent, (3.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $586,315, 31.23 percent, (3.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 41.93 percent of all these Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $15.73 million of the $37.51 million total.

All totaled, 53.87 percent of all these Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $20.21 million of the $37.51 million total