Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Peppers, including black pepper

Peppers, including black pepper, the No. 814 export by value totaled $4.38 million for the month of December, $63.66 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$33.19 M
2Mexico$8.65 M
3United Kingdom$3.41 M
4Japan$2.17 M
5India$1.4 M
6Australia$1.03 M
7Costa Rica$963,638
8China$949,366
9Switzerland$796,609
10Saudi Arabia$758,804
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U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 8.21 percent through December 2019 to $63.66 million

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 8.21 percent from $69.36 million to $63.66 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 814 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 811 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $33,193,338
2Mexico $8,646,621
3United Kingdom $3,411,444
4Japan $2,174,959
5India $1,395,371
6Australia $1,030,469
7Costa Rica $963,638
8China $949,366
9Switzerland $796,609
10Saudi Arabia $758,804

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 24.08 percent compared to last year to $13.26 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.1 percent compared to last year to $6.86 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.39 percent compared to last year to $5.88 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 31.54 percent compared to last year to $5.12 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.84 percent compared to last year to $4.13 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 $3.01 million, 8.32 percent, (52.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.26 million, 12.69 percent, (13.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $534,036, 13.54 percent, (5.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $34,151, 1.6 percent, (3.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 India increased $799,828, 134.3 percent, (2.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.69 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $48.82 million of the $63.66 million total.

All totaled, 55.35 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $35.24 million of the $63.66 million total