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

Imports: Foliage, grasses for bouquets

Foliage, grasses for bouquets, the No. 812 import by value totaled $7.59 million for the month of March, $27.18 million through March of 2019, and $161.25 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Colombia$7.08 M
2China$4.91 M
3India$2.92 M
4Mexico$2.79 M
5Italy$2 M
6Ecuador$1.9 M
7Guatemala$1.13 M
8Costa Rica$972,884
9Philippines$563,110
10Canada$374,928
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.18 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $10,506,548
2Port of Los Angeles $3,673,181
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,051,193
4Port Everglades, Fla. $1,127,341
5Port Miami $1,087,607
6Port of Virginia $1,085,342
7Port of Newark $925,042
8Los Angeles International Airport $924,600
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $923,792
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $631,205

U.S. imports of Foliage, grasses for bouquets increased 13.77 percent through March to $27.18 million

U.S. imports of Foliage, grasses for bouquets increased 13.77 percent from $23.89 million to $27.18 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 812 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 829 for the last full year with a total value of $161.25 million, a $26.21 million, 19.41 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Colombia, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Colombia $7,076,466
2China $4,906,827
3India $2,916,659
4Mexico $2,787,155
5Italy $2,000,372
6Ecuador $1,904,853
7Guatemala $1,134,629
8Costa Rica $972,884
9Philippines $563,110
10Canada $374,928

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $21,204,355
2Miami $14,896,864
3Portland, Maine $12,613,674
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,952,965
5Detroit $6,972,844
6Los Angeles $4,814,619
7San Diego $3,529,895
8Buffalo $2,621,166
9Seattle $2,119,399
10Norfolk $1,474,466

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:

  • Miami International Airport rose 4.1 percent compared to last year to $10.51 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.06 percent compared to last year to $3.67 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 85.21 percent compared to last year to $2.05 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 19.44 percent compared to last year to $1.13 million.
  • Port Miami rose 142.02 percent compared to last year to $1.09 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. imports from No. 1 Colombia increased $408,920, 6.13 percent, (26.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $1.62 million, 49.12 percent, (18.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $271,644, 8.52 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $946,745, 51.44 percent, (10.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $287,614, 16.79 percent, (7.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.43 percent of all these Foliage, grasses for bouquets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $19.69 million of the $27.18 million total.

All totaled, 67.86 percent of all these Foliage, grasses for bouquets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $18.45 million of the $27.18 million total