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

Imports: Fresh apples, pears

Fresh apples, pears, the No. 577 import by value totaled $12.85 million for the month of December, $329.61 million through December 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
4South Korea$34.62 M
5Canada$24.36 M
6China$18.96 M
7France$432,180
8Vietnam$357,320
9South Africa$303,120
10Mexico$246,507
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $329.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $135,688,254
2Port of Los Angeles $42,575,065
3Port of Long Beach $36,864,503
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $36,804,609
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $16,919,947
6Port of Newark $16,314,948
7Oroville Border Crossing, Wash. $7,830,662
8Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $4,750,767
9Port of Houston $4,230,398
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $3,999,809

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 5.10 percent through December to $329.61 million

U.S. imports of Fresh apples, pears decreased 5.10 percent from $347.31 million to $329.61 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 577 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 546 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Canada. 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..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $107,689,740
2New Zealand $74,149,653
3Argentina $68,324,996
4South Korea $34,620,819
5Canada $24,359,533
6China $18,958,242
7France $432,180
8Vietnam $357,320
9South Africa $303,120
10Mexico $246,507

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $15,529,785
2Philadelphia $11,045,886
3New York City $6,009,726
4Portland, Maine $3,002,724
5Seattle $2,441,213
6Detroit $1,722,636
7Buffalo $1,401,992
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $825,410
9Baltimore $585,757
10Honolulu $517,089

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in 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 Los Angeles rose 7.76 percent compared to last year to $42.58 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 18.83 percent compared to last year to $36.86 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 10.15 percent compared to last year to $36.8 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, (32.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 New Zealand increased $383,031, 0.52 percent, (22.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $5.48 million, 8.73 percent, (20.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $3.96 million, 12.93 percent, (10.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $8.54 million, 25.95 percent, (7.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.79 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $309.14 million of the $329.61 million total.

All totaled, 81.57 percent of all these Fresh apples, pears imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $268.85 million of the $329.61 million total