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

Imports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 509 import by value totaled $58.02 million for the month of July, $262.05 million through July 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
1Chile$117.72 M
2Argentina$66.63 M
3New Zealand$49.16 M
4Canada$14.86 M
5South Korea$9.04 M
6China$3.38 M
7South Africa$662,863
8France$370,440
9Australia$104,832
10Vietnam$72,671
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $262.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $122,073,977
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $33,948,092
3Port of Long Beach $32,347,679
4Port of Los Angeles $18,248,208
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $14,390,201
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $10,287,092
7Port of Newark $5,045,945
8Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $3,963,628
9Port Everglades, Fla. $3,434,630
10Port of Houston $3,236,685

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 1.18 percent through July to $262.05 million

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 1.18 percent from $265.18 million to $262.05 million through the first seven 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 509 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 494 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, 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 Argentina, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $117,723,128
2Argentina $66,626,781
3New Zealand $49,159,573
4Canada $14,862,809
5South Korea $9,044,259
6China $3,377,230
7South Africa $662,863
8France $370,440
9Australia $104,832
10Vietnam $72,671

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 3.42 percent compared to last year to $122.07 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 7.09 percent compared to last year to $33.95 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 0.04 percent compared to last year to $32.35 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 16.48 percent compared to last year to $18.25 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 14.95 percent compared to last year to $14.39 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 increased $20.41 million, 20.97 percent, (44.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Argentina decreased $1.39 million, 2.05 percent, (25.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand decreased $15.22 million, 23.65 percent, (18.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $2.28 million, 18.14 percent, (5.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $607,414, 6.29 percent, (3.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.23 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $257.42 million of the $262.05 million total.

All totaled, 84.34 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $221.01 million of the $262.05 million total