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

Exports: Live plants

Live plants, the No. 401 export by value totaled $30.2 million for the month of June, $188.19 million through June of 2020, and $316.95 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$132.41 M
2Mexico$27.44 M
3Peru$7.56 M
4Egypt$3.46 M
5China$2.65 M
6Spain$2.33 M
7Bahamas$1.88 M
8The Netherlands$1.2 M
9India$792,974
10Ecuador$597,688
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U.S. exports of Live plants decreased 7.26 percent through June to $188.19 million

U.S. exports of Live plants decreased 7.26 percent from $202.93 million to $188.19 million through the first six 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 401 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 415 for the last full year with a total value of $316.95 million, a $6.93 million, 2.23 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 10.35 percent compared to last year to $28.16 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 12.17 percent compared to last year to $25.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 9.62 percent compared to last year to $18.83 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 13.99 percent compared to last year to $15.39 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 49.69 percent compared to last year to $10.94 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $11.29 million, 7.86 percent, (70.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $99,355, 0.36 percent, (14.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Peru increased $3.17 million, 72.32 percent, (4.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Egypt increased $3.17 million, 1123.71 percent, (1.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 China decreased $75,017, 2.75 percent, (1.41 percent market share).

All totaled, 92.21 percent of all these Live plants exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $173.53 million of the $188.19 million total.

All totaled, 52.51 percent of all these Live plants exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $98.82 million of the $188.19 million total