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

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. 877 export by value totaled $3.74 million for the month of July, $25.62 million through July of 2019, and $45.1 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$7.22 M
2Costa Rica$1.97 M
3Sweden$1.25 M
4Dominican Republic$998,559
5Japan$952,229
6Mexico$849,475
7Australia$717,532
8Bahamas$699,058
9Peru$617,490
10Ghana$582,788
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $25.62 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $4,639,816
2Port Miami $3,502,905
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,908,536
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,737,867
5Port of Houston $1,381,102
6Port of Los Angeles $1,264,679
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,205,484
8Port of New York $888,874
9Port of Newark $851,368
10Port of Long Beach $835,517

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices decreased 0.41 percent through July to $25.62 million

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices decreased 0.41 percent from $25.73 million to $25.62 million through the first seven 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 877 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 885 for the last full year with a total value of $45.1 million, a $510,759, 1.12 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Sweden, No. 4 Dominican Republic 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 Houston.

In the last previous full 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $7,215,987
2Costa Rica $1,974,958
3Sweden $1,248,218
4Dominican Republic $998,559
5Japan $952,229
6Mexico $849,475
7Australia $717,532
8Bahamas $699,058
9Peru $617,490
10Ghana $582,788

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $5,125,423
2Los Angeles $1,484,114
3Low Value Shipments $1,422,366
4New York City $1,112,119
5Buffalo $1,055,331
6Detroit $511,612
7Houston $474,926
8Seattle $372,521
9Baltimore $333,262
10Atlanta/Savannah $279,196

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 15.1 percent compared to last year to $4.64 million.
  • Port Miami fell 4.37 percent compared to last year to $3.5 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 22.93 percent compared to last year to $2.91 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 0.8 percent compared to last year to $1.74 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 2.2 percent compared to last year to $1.38 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 $932,367, 14.84 percent, (28.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Costa Rica increased $433,945, 28.16 percent, (7.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Sweden increased $106,816, 9.36 percent, (4.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $197,912, 24.72 percent, (3.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $60,512, 5.98 percent, (3.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.36 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 July of this year. That is equal to $12.39 million of the $25.62 million total.

All totaled, 55.3 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 July of this year. That is equal to $14.17 million of the $25.62 million total