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

Exports: Peppers, including black pepper

Peppers, including black pepper, the No. 811 export by value totaled $5.61 million for the month of December, $69.36 million through December 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$36.2 M
2Mexico$9.9 M
3United Kingdom$3.95 M
4Japan$2.14 M
5South Korea$1.31 M
6Spain$1.18 M
7Hong Kong$856,069
8Thailand$771,681
9China$701,926
10Taiwan$666,125
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $69.36 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $17,461,985
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,587,500
3Port Laredo $5,375,008
4Port of Los Angeles $4,632,041
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,889,039
6Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,200,240
7Port of New York $3,190,963
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,830,454
9Port of Long Beach $2,590,538
10Port of Houston $2,194,597

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 8.64 percent through December to $69.36 million

U.S. exports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 8.64 percent from $75.92 million to $69.36 million in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 789 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 December of this 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $36,203,723
2Mexico $9,903,630
3United Kingdom $3,945,480
4Japan $2,140,808
5South Korea $1,307,691
6Spain $1,178,611
7Hong Kong $856,069
8Thailand $771,681
9China $701,926
10Taiwan $666,125

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BUFFALO, NY $8,617,630
2DETROIT, MI $5,062,962
3LOS ANGELES, CA $3,269,772
4LAREDO, TX $3,085,822
5EL PASO, TX $2,196,790
6LOW VALUE $1,504,118
7SAN FRANCISCO, CA $1,303,856
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,253,504
9BALTIMORE, MD $1,197,622
10SEATTLE, WA $1,050,212

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 24.4 percent compared to last year to $17.46 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 7.82 percent compared to last year to $6.59 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 17.78 percent compared to last year to $5.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 34 percent compared to last year to $4.63 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 2.34 percent compared to last year to $3.89 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 $6.75 million, 15.71 percent, (52.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $1.84 million, 22.88 percent, (14.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $2.22 million, 128.08 percent, (5.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $465,603, 17.86 percent, (3.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $732,881, 35.92 percent, (1.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.14 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $53.5 million of the $69.36 million total.

All totaled, 54.71 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $37.95 million of the $69.36 million total