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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Peppers, including black pepper

Peppers, including black pepper, the No. 811 export by value totaled $6.7 million for the month of October, $57.99 million through October of 2018, and $75.92 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$30.9 M
2Mexico$7.85 M
3United Kingdom$3.2 M
4Japan$1.76 M
5Spain$1.01 M
6South Korea$1 M
7Hong Kong$658,836
8Taiwan$607,746
9Thailand$593,756
10Switzerland$586,790
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $57.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,927,656
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,556,911
3Port Laredo $4,304,193
4Port of Los Angeles $3,936,484
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,376,885
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,669,720
7Port of New York $2,646,775
8Port of Long Beach $2,146,704
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,112,312
10Port of Houston $2,073,813

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 7.66 percent through October to $57.99 million

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 7.66 percent from $62.8 million to $57.99 million through the first 10 months of 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 811 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 788 for the last full year with a total value of $75.92 million, a $1.65 million, 2.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $30,899,874
2Mexico $7,848,720
3United Kingdom $3,195,815
4Japan $1,757,248
5Spain $1,010,495
6South Korea $1,004,013
7Hong Kong $658,836
8Taiwan $607,746
9Thailand $593,756
10Switzerland $586,790

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $3,093,901
2Detroit $1,785,021
3Los Angeles $1,015,711
4Laredo $982,649
5Low Value Shipments $523,794
6Baltimore $428,686
7New York City $404,088
8Seattle $403,594
9El Paso $400,005
10Houston $366,923

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 24.19 percent compared to last year to $14.93 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 5.73 percent compared to last year to $5.56 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 19.74 percent compared to last year to $4.3 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.58 percent compared to last year to $3.94 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.59 percent compared to last year to $3.38 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 decreased $5.24 million, 14.5 percent, (53.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.3 million, 19.77 percent, (13.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $1.86 million, 139.35 percent, (5.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $385,327, 17.98 percent, (3.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Spain increased $589,665, 140.12 percent, (1.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.11 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $44.71 million of the $57.99 million total.

All totaled, 55.36 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $32.1 million of the $57.99 million total