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

Exports: Tea

Tea, the No. 667 export by value totaled $11.02 million for the month of February, $20.69 million through February of 2019, and $123.97 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$10.74 M
2Mexico$1.58 M
3United Kingdom$1.28 M
4Germany$1.11 M
5Japan$927,308
6Belgium$674,533
7Singapore$489,913
8The Netherlands$372,594
9Brazil$269,153
10South Korea$260,805
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $20.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,532,484
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,729,483
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,237,930
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,634,828
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,514,027
6Port Laredo $1,140,242
7Port of New York $852,981
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $672,434
9Los Angeles International Airport $652,078
10Miami International Airport $626,663

U.S. exports of Tea increased 4.11 percent through February to $20.69 million

U.S. exports of Tea increased 4.11 percent from $19.88 million to $20.69 million through the first two 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 667 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 676 for the last full year with a total value of $123.97 million, a $12.12 million, 8.91 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. 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 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,740,271
2Mexico $1,580,841
3United Kingdom $1,278,964
4Germany $1,112,259
5Japan $927,308
6Belgium $674,533
7Singapore $489,913
8The Netherlands $372,594
9Brazil $269,153
10South Korea $260,805

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $6,819,509
2Low Value Shipments $5,956,077
3Buffalo $5,114,248
4Detroit $4,654,473
5Los Angeles $3,601,480
6Miami $3,487,079
7New York City $2,494,253
8Baltimore $1,707,761
9San Francisco $876,910
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $837,034

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 57.25 percent compared to last year to $3.53 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 9.53 percent compared to last year to $2.73 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 25.15 percent compared to last year to $2.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.47 percent compared to last year to $1.63 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 98.83 percent compared to last year to $1.51 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 $362,713, 3.27 percent, (51.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $840,617, 113.56 percent, (7.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $558,966, 77.63 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $256,501, 29.97 percent, (5.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $145,480, 13.56 percent, (4.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.58 percent of all these Tea exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $15.64 million of the $20.69 million total.

All totaled, 56.3 percent of all these Tea exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $11.65 million of the $20.69 million total