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

Imports: Foliage, grasses for bouquets

Foliage, grasses for bouquets, the No. 819 import by value totaled $11.95 million for the month of October, $91.47 million through October of 2018, and $135.04 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$20 M
2Colombia$15.81 M
3India$11 M
4Mexico$9.26 M
5Italy$8.34 M
6Ecuador$4.8 M
7Guatemala$3.32 M
8Costa Rica$2.89 M
9Canada$2.89 M
10Philippines$2.24 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $91.47 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $26,741,963
2Port of Los Angeles $12,857,682
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $6,927,599
4Port of Newark $4,851,389
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,913,073
6Los Angeles International Airport $3,595,455
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,311,949
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,293,427
9Port of Long Beach $3,180,934
10Port Everglades, Fla. $3,120,673

U.S. imports of Foliage, grasses for bouquets increased 14.47 percent through October to $91.47 million

U.S. imports of Foliage, grasses for bouquets increased 14.47 percent from $79.9 million to $91.47 million through the first 10 months of 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 819 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 827 for the last full year with a total value of $135.04 million, a $6.61 million, 5.15 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Colombia, 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 of Newark and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Colombia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Italy 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $20,000,621
2Colombia $15,813,778
3India $10,995,134
4Mexico $9,263,886
5Italy $8,338,222
6Ecuador $4,798,606
7Guatemala $3,320,877
8Costa Rica $2,894,497
9Canada $2,891,709
10Philippines $2,236,330

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $9,604,343
2Los Angeles $2,459,737
3San Diego $629,732
4New York City $624,916
5Atlanta/Savannah $573,813
6Norfolk $571,738
7Dallas $520,801
8Laredo $471,789
9Buffalo $282,646
10Charleston $258,497

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami International Airport rose 10.12 percent compared to last year to $26.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.23 percent compared to last year to $12.86 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 77.73 percent compared to last year to $6.93 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.27 percent compared to last year to $4.85 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 1.87 percent compared to last year to $3.91 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 China increased $3.6 million, 21.93 percent, (21.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Colombia increased $567,209, 3.72 percent, (17.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $128,989, 1.19 percent, (12.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $3.33 million, 56.07 percent, (10.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $1.92 million, 29.83 percent, (9.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.42 percent of all these Foliage, grasses for bouquets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $64.41 million of the $91.47 million total.

All totaled, 60.45 percent of all these Foliage, grasses for bouquets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $55.29 million of the $91.47 million total