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

Imports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 690 import by value totaled $28.5 million for the month of March, $49.56 million through March of 2019, and $329.61 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
1Argentina$19.53 M
2Canada$10.65 M
3Chile$9.02 M
4South Korea$7.49 M
5China$2.38 M
6France$370,440
7Vietnam$72,671
8New Zealand$42,174
9Spain$2,722
10St Kitts and Nevis$0
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $49.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $12,515,358
2Port of Los Angeles $8,748,380
3Port of Wilmington, Dela. $6,220,935
4Port of Long Beach $4,201,963
5Port of Newark $4,038,423
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $2,822,525
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,011,599
8Oroville Border Crossing, Wash. $1,638,942
9Port of Calais, Maine $1,265,464
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $932,820

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 18.73 percent through March to $49.56 million

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 18.73 percent from $60.98 million to $49.56 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 690 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 642 for the last full year with a total value of $329.61 million, a $17.7 million, 5.10 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

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

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Argentina $19,527,934
2Canada $10,645,806
3Chile $9,023,642
4South Korea $7,492,456
5China $2,380,773
6France $370,440
7Vietnam $72,671
8New Zealand $42,174
9Spain $2,722

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $21,209,667
2Philadelphia $11,094,996
3New York City $8,315,907
4Seattle $3,813,261
5Portland, Maine $3,041,793
6Detroit $2,143,041
7Buffalo $1,977,092
8Baltimore $1,216,452
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $924,944
10San Francisco $771,756

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:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 6.97 percent compared to last year to $12.52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 27.48 percent compared to last year to $8.75 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 55.56 percent compared to last year to $6.22 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 2.94 percent compared to last year to $4.2 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.68 percent compared to last year to $4.04 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 Argentina decreased $7.24 million, 27.04 percent, (39.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.22 million, 26.29 percent, (21.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Chile decreased $1.44 million, 13.8 percent, (18.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $490,243, 7 percent, (15.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $4.83 million, 66.96 percent, (4.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.02 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $49.07 million of the $49.56 million total.

All totaled, 72.09 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $35.73 million of the $49.56 million total