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

Imports: Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices

, the No. import by value totaled $0 for the month of October, $0 through October of 2018, and $0 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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January – December 2017

Top Ports

Total Trade: $266.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $106,261,564
2Port of Los Angeles $46,271,881
3Port of Baltimore, Md. $18,011,973
4Port of Long Beach $14,179,820
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,333,397
6Port Miami $7,632,719
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,026,731
8Port Everglades, Fla. $6,140,179
9Miami International Airport $5,391,557
10Port of New York $4,883,358

U.S. imports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices increased 14 percent through December to $266.05 million

U.S. imports of Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices increased 14 percent from $232.72 million to $266.05 million in 2017 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 616 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 628 for the last full year with a total value of $232.72 million, a $5.29 million, 2 percent decreased from the 2015 total.

Through December of this year the, top five markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Peru. The top five airports, seaports and border crossings from which imports entered the United States through December were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top five markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 China, No. 2 India, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Pakistan. The top five airports, seaports and border crossings for imports were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – December 2017

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $72,969,995
2India $48,454,834
3Spain $23,061,873
4Turkey $22,216,710
5Peru $17,252,312
6Pakistan $12,713,998
7Mexico $7,786,648
8Brazil $5,213,983
9Germany $4,166,610
10Poland $3,884,243

January – December 2017

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $107,516,966
2Los Angeles $61,403,686
3Baltimore $20,985,118
4Miami $19,046,006
5San Francisco $13,563,850
6Chicago $12,651,123
7Philadelphia $3,672,042
8Houston $3,640,729
9Atlanta/Savannah $3,498,275
10Cleveland $2,602,370

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 10.08 percent compared to last year to $106 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.79 percent compared to last year to $46 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 27.94 percent compared to last year to $18 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 122.01 percent compared to last year to $14 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 15.5 percent compared to last year to $12 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 China increased $14.3 million, 24.37 percent, (27.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $4.38 million, 9.94 percent, (18.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $5.1 million, 28.41 percent, (8.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Turkey decreased $1.91 million, 7.91 percent, (8.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru increased $4.62 million, 36.58 percent, (6.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.14 percent of all these Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices imports to the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $183.96 million of the $266.05 million total.

Highlights for the top five Customs districts:

  • US imports to No. 1 New York City increased $6.98 million, 6.95 percent, (40.41 percent of all shipments).
  • US imports to No. 2 Los Angeles increased $12.35 million, 25.18 percent, (23.08 percent market share).
  • US imports to No. 3 Baltimore increased $1.41 million, 7.21 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • US imports to No. 4 Miami increased $7.05 million, 58.78 percent, (7.16 percent market share).
  • US imports to No. 5 San Francisco increased $1.66 million, 13.91 percent, (5.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled 83.64 percent of all these Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Customs districts through December of this year. That is equal to $222.52 million of the $266.05 million total.

All totaled, 74.07 percent of all these Ginger, saffron, turmeric (curcuma), thyme, bay leaves, curry and other spices imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $197.06 million of the $266.05 million total