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

Exports: Melons and papayas

Melons and papayas, the No. 595 export by value totaled $14.94 million for the month of February, $30.92 million through February of 2019, and $282.62 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$29.85 M
2Hong Kong$251,120
3Kuwait$196,675
4Bahamas$177,143
5Japan$156,958
6Saudi Arabia$53,538
7Germany$45,801
8Cayman Islands$43,821
9United Kingdom$37,362
10Mexico$33,375
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U.S. exports of Melons and papayas decreased 3.54 percent through February to $30.92 million

U.S. exports of Melons and papayas decreased 3.54 percent from $32.06 million to $30.92 million through the first two 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 595 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 575 for the last full year with a total value of $282.62 million, a $6.73 million, 2.44 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Kuwait, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $29,848,695
2Hong Kong $251,120
3Kuwait $196,675
4Bahamas $177,143
5Japan $156,958
6Saudi Arabia $53,538
7Germany $45,801
8Cayman Islands $43,821
9United Kingdom $37,362
10Mexico $33,375

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $12,695,353
2Detroit $11,738,377
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $10,758,498
4Great Falls, Mont. $7,727,929
5Seattle $6,049,691
6Low Value Shipments $5,933,376
7Pembina, N.D. $2,404,821
8Los Angeles $2,008,496
9Honolulu $1,977,198
10Portland, Maine $1,253,959

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 2.78 percent compared to last year to $7.79 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 15.14 percent compared to last year to $4.63 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 33.67 percent compared to last year to $3.73 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 3.62 percent compared to last year to $3.59 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 9.77 percent compared to last year to $2.75 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 decreased $1.21 million, 3.91 percent, (96.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $76,573, 23.37 percent, (0.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Kuwait decreased $59,278, 23.16 percent, (0.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $86,772, 96.02 percent, (0.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $26,395, 20.22 percent, (0.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.05 percent of all these Melons and papayas exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $30.63 million of the $30.92 million total.

All totaled, 72.72 percent of all these Melons and papayas exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $22.49 million of the $30.92 million total