Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Exports: Tea

Tea, the No. 727 export by value totaled $5.39 million for the month of June, $43.1 million through June of 2020, and $111.69 million for all of 2019, 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$23.97 M
2Japan$2.56 M
3Germany$1.96 M
4United Kingdom$1.27 M
5Mexico$1.2 M
6China$719,950
7Belgium$693,459
8Colombia$637,755
9Singapore$624,277
10The Netherlands$578,587
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U.S. exports of Tea decreased 24.58 percent through June to $43.1 million

U.S. exports of Tea decreased 24.58 percent from $57.14 million to $43.1 million through the first six months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 727 through June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 706 for the last full year with a total value of $111.69 million, a $12.27 million, 9.90 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of New York.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 22.74 percent compared to last year to $7.25 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 26.41 percent compared to last year to $6.02 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 42.05 percent compared to last year to $3.68 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 15.37 percent compared to last year to $3.12 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 17.78 percent compared to last year to $2.58 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 from No. 1 Canada decreased $6.25 million, 20.69 percent, (55.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Japan decreased $186,458, 6.79 percent, (5.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Germany decreased $501,699, 20.41 percent, (4.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $1.69 million, 56.96 percent, (2.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $2.55 million, 67.99 percent, (2.79 percent market share).

All totaled, 71.84 percent of all these Tea exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $30.96 million of the $43.1 million total.

All totaled, 52.55 percent of all these Tea exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $22.65 million of the $43.1 million total