Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

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. 838 export by value totaled $4.59 million for the month of February, $8.23 million through February of 2020, and $46.75 million for all of 2019, 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$2.12 M
2Saudi Arabia$1.97 M
3Dominican Republic$388,003
4Costa Rica$195,386
5Sweden$192,368
6Mexico$174,827
7Jamaica$164,990
8Uruguay$157,856
9Bahamas$155,518
10Japan$154,304
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New York $2,248,504
2Port Miami $1,002,178
3Port Everglades, Fla. $989,317
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $809,551
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $505,674
6Port of Long Beach $294,366
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $288,560
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $245,395
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $234,822
10Port of Los Angeles $180,258

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices increased 22.48 percent through February to $8.23 million

U.S. exports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices increased 22.48 percent from $6.72 million to $8.23 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 838 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 871 for the last full year with a total value of $46.75 million, a $1.64 million, 3.65 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Sweden and No. 5 Ghana. 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $2,122,150
2Saudi Arabia $1,965,261
3Dominican Republic $388,003
4Costa Rica $195,386
5Sweden $192,368
6Mexico $174,827
7Jamaica $164,990
8Uruguay $157,856
9Bahamas $155,518
10Japan $154,304

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1MIAMI, FL $2,845,300
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,823,944
3LOW VALUE $1,170,176
4SEATTLE, WA $588,160
5DETROIT, MI $317,088
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $316,688
7LAREDO, TX $314,000
8LOS ANGELES, CA $296,470
9BUFFALO, NY $282,404
10OGDENSBURG, NY $196,276

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New York rose 811.45 percent compared to last year to $2.25 million.
  • Port Miami fell 1.26 percent compared to last year to $1 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 4.2 percent compared to last year to $989,317.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 11.76 percent compared to last year to $809,551.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 12.04 percent compared to last year to $505,674.

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 $311,570, 17.21 percent, (25.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Saudi Arabia increased $1.89 million, 2496.12 percent, (23.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $129,350, 50.01 percent, (4.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Costa Rica decreased $293,641, 60.05 percent, (2.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Sweden decreased $168,698, 46.72 percent, (2.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.1 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 February of this year. That is equal to $4.86 million of the $8.23 million total.

All totaled, 67.51 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 February of this year. That is equal to $5.56 million of the $8.23 million total