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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 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 $3.98 million for the month of December, $45.1 million through December 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$10.99 M
2Costa Rica$3.01 M
3Saudi Arabia$2.01 M
4Japan$1.69 M
5Sweden$1.63 M
6Curacao$1.49 M
7Dominican Republic$1.36 M
8Ghana$1.17 M
9Hong Kong$1.15 M
10Bahamas$1.08 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $45.1 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Everglades, Fla. $8,236,569
2Port Miami $6,500,892
3Low-Valued Imports and Exports $4,182,937
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,193,163
5Port of New York $2,383,728
6Port of Houston $2,095,327
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,969,276
8Port of Los Angeles $1,942,075
9Port of Long Beach $1,631,637
10Port of Newark $1,470,901

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices decreased 1.12 percent through December to $45.1 million

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices decreased 1.12 percent from $45.61 million to $45.1 million in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 880 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Sweden. 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 Japan, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,992,227
2Costa Rica $3,005,085
3Saudi Arabia $2,006,639
4Japan $1,686,863
5Sweden $1,632,990
6Curacao $1,489,820
7Dominican Republic $1,362,819
8Ghana $1,172,949
9Hong Kong $1,151,963
10Bahamas $1,078,394

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MIAMI, FL $7,261,974
2LOS ANGELES, CA $2,346,724
3LOW VALUE $1,995,242
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,792,312
5BUFFALO, NY $1,467,212
6DETROIT, MI $719,632
7HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $711,056
8SEATTLE, WA $587,114
9SAVANNAH, GA $520,918
10OGDENSBURG, NY $468,692

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 28.76 percent compared to last year to $8.24 million.
  • Port Miami fell 10.3 percent compared to last year to $6.5 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 2.59 percent compared to last year to $4.18 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.57 percent compared to last year to $3.19 million.
  • Port of New York fell 3.61 percent compared to last year to $2.38 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 $352,304, 3.31 percent, (24.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Costa Rica increased $1.64 million, 120.42 percent, (6.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $2,020, 0.1 percent, (4.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $705,014, 29.48 percent, (3.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sweden decreased $105,625, 6.08 percent, (3.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 42.84 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 December of this year. That is equal to $19.32 million of the $45.1 million total.

All totaled, 54.31 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 December of this year. That is equal to $24.5 million of the $45.1 million total