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

Exports: Peppers, including black pepper

Peppers, including black pepper, the No. 797 export by value totaled $6.42 million for the month of March, $17.02 million through March of 2019, and $69.36 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$8.39 M
2Mexico$2.58 M
3United Kingdom$1.01 M
4Saudi Arabia$407,049
5Australia$381,280
6China$369,358
7Japan$355,282
8India$313,293
9El Salvador$221,548
10Costa Rica$218,168
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,566,848
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,825,403
3Port Laredo $1,657,857
4Port of Los Angeles $1,259,614
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,173,110
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $970,446
7Port of Long Beach $831,342
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $784,260
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $427,636
10Port of Houston $397,762

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 2.33 percent through March to $17.02 million

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 2.33 percent from $17.42 million to $17.02 million through the first three 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 797 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 801 for the last full year with a total value of $69.36 million, a $6.56 million, 8.64 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Australia. 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 United Kingdom and No. 5 Switzerland. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $8,385,173
2Mexico $2,576,607
3United Kingdom $1,011,543
4Saudi Arabia $407,049
5Australia $381,280
6China $369,358
7Japan $355,282
8India $313,293
9El Salvador $221,548
10Costa Rica $218,168

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $5,628,230
2Detroit $3,327,764
3Los Angeles $2,160,542
4Laredo $2,066,484
5New York City $1,326,697
6El Paso $1,115,879
7Low Value Shipments $1,054,314
8San Francisco $977,985
9Baltimore $761,506
10Seattle $677,466

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 24.83 percent compared to last year to $3.57 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.48 percent compared to last year to $1.83 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 25.98 percent compared to last year to $1.66 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 27.12 percent compared to last year to $1.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 48.61 percent compared to last year to $1.17 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 $1.59 million, 15.97 percent, (49.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $216,069, 9.15 percent, (15.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $532,716, 111.25 percent, (5.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Saudi Arabia increased $152,546, 59.94 percent, (2.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $252,985, 197.19 percent, (2.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.98 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $12.76 million of the $17.02 million total.

All totaled, 55.72 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.48 million of the $17.02 million total