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

Imports: Foliage, grasses for bouquets

Foliage, grasses for bouquets, the No. 747 import by value totaled $17.87 million for the month of December, $161.25 million through December 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
1Canada$55.07 M
2China$24.43 M
3Colombia$18.55 M
4India$12.96 M
5Mexico$12.5 M
6Italy$9.45 M
7Ecuador$5.7 M
8Guatemala$3.84 M
9Costa Rica$3.37 M
10Philippines$2.55 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $161.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $31,087,044
2Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $17,172,288
3Port of Los Angeles $15,198,336
4Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $10,363,071
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $9,819,535
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,631,947
7Port of Newark $5,475,822
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $5,177,029
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,170,173
10Los Angeles International Airport $4,410,946

U.S. imports of Foliage, grasses for bouquets increased 19.41 percent through December to $161.25 million

U.S. imports of Foliage, grasses for bouquets increased 19.41 percent from $135.04 million to $161.25 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 747 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 763 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 India 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Colombia, No. 4 India and No. 5 Italy. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $55,072,537
2China $24,432,802
3Colombia $18,551,895
4India $12,955,905
5Mexico $12,496,083
6Italy $9,446,987
7Ecuador $5,695,736
8Guatemala $3,841,255
9Costa Rica $3,370,807
10Philippines $2,553,817

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $12,328,132
2Los Angeles $3,712,832
3Portland, Maine $3,573,042
4St. Albans, Vt. $2,131,101
5San Diego $2,064,943
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,903,451
7Detroit $1,068,508
8Norfolk $1,047,806
9New York City $998,819
10Seattle $961,801

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami International Airport rose 10.01 percent compared to last year to $31.09 million.
  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing rose 6.61 percent compared to last year to $17.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.76 percent compared to last year to $15.2 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 25.67 percent compared to last year to $10.36 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 100.97 percent compared to last year to $9.82 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 Canada increased $9.59 million, 21.09 percent, (34.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $5.62 million, 29.87 percent, (15.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Colombia increased $852,353, 4.82 percent, (11.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $42,091, 0.32 percent, (8.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $5.47 million, 77.88 percent, (7.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.59 percent of all these Foliage, grasses for bouquets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $123.51 million of the $161.25 million total.

All totaled, 51.87 percent of all these Foliage, grasses for bouquets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $83.64 million of the $161.25 million total