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

Imports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 553 import by value totaled $8.91 million for the month of October, $304.57 million through October of 2018, and $347.31 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
1Chile$107.69 M
2New Zealand$74.15 M
3Argentina$68.32 M
4Canada$19.39 M
5South Korea$18.78 M
6China$15.23 M
7France$432,180
8South Africa$303,120
9Vietnam$221,946
10Spain$21,019
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $304.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $135,688,254
2Port of Long Beach $36,496,206
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $36,323,641
4Port of Los Angeles $30,799,149
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $16,919,947
6Port of Newark $11,572,386
7Oroville Border Crossing, Wash. $6,349,549
8Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $4,217,931
9Port of Houston $4,132,629
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,953,338

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 5.55 percent through October to $304.57 million

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 5.55 percent from $322.48 million to $304.57 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 553 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 521 for the last full year with a total value of $347.31 million, a $38.25 million, 9.92 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $107,689,740
2New Zealand $74,149,653
3Argentina $68,324,996
4Canada $19,393,755
5South Korea $18,775,779
6China $15,233,311
7France $432,180
8South Africa $303,120
9Vietnam $221,946
10Spain $21,019

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $10,978,356
2Los Angeles $9,384,486
3New York City $3,689,985
4Portland, Maine $2,310,616
5Seattle $1,606,940
6Detroit $1,171,882
7Buffalo $754,114
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $638,203
9San Francisco $219,333
10Honolulu $211,756

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:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 0.38 percent compared to last year to $135.69 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 16.94 percent compared to last year to $36.5 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 9.36 percent compared to last year to $36.32 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.96 percent compared to last year to $30.8 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 11.03 percent compared to last year to $16.92 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 Chile decreased $18.02 million, 14.33 percent, (35.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 New Zealand increased $383,031, 0.52 percent, (24.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $5.48 million, 8.73 percent, (22.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $7.89 million, 28.92 percent, (6.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $1.95 million, 11.58 percent, (6.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.67 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $288.33 million of the $304.57 million total.

All totaled, 84.13 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $256.23 million of the $304.57 million total