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

Imports: Honey

Honey, the No. 519 import by value totaled $33.42 million for the month of August, $278.26 million through August of 2019, and $481.25 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
1India$55.2 M
2Argentina$51.63 M
3Brazil$36.23 M
4Vietnam$29.57 M
5New Zealand$23.56 M
6Canada$18.6 M
7Ukraine$13.41 M
8China$11.93 M
9Mexico$7.89 M
10Germany$3.69 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $278.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $73,868,582
2Port of Newark $44,619,531
3Port of Houston $38,144,287
4Port of Los Angeles $29,815,323
5Port of Virginia $20,382,134
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $10,850,251
7Port of Long Beach $8,062,506
8Port of New York $6,801,382
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,282,599
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,373,909

U.S. imports of Honey decreased 7.44 percent through August to $278.26 million

U.S. imports of Honey decreased 7.44 percent from $300.64 million to $278.26 million through the first eight 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 519 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 501 for the last full year with a total value of $481.25 million, a $65.72 million, 12.02 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Argentina, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $55,199,891
2Argentina $51,633,537
3Brazil $36,232,786
4Vietnam $29,570,499
5New Zealand $23,559,939
6Canada $18,597,753
7Ukraine $13,412,254
8China $11,928,693
9Mexico $7,894,781
10Germany $3,688,311

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $43,922,283
2Los Angeles $20,639,002
3Houston $20,401,349
4Chicago $16,590,730
5New York City $13,625,331
6Pembina, N.D. $8,280,607
7Detroit $5,440,119
8Minneapolis $5,184,818
9Portland/Columbia-Snake River $3,250,170
10Baltimore $2,282,611

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Philadelphia rose 4.3 percent compared to last year to $73.87 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 11.41 percent compared to last year to $44.62 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 15.26 percent compared to last year to $38.14 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 29.39 percent compared to last year to $29.82 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 28.06 percent compared to last year to $20.38 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 India decreased $1.89 million, 3.31 percent, (19.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Argentina increased $81,570, 0.16 percent, (18.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $17.72 million, 32.84 percent, (13.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $104,712, 0.36 percent, (10.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand increased $810,418, 3.56 percent, (8.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.51 percent of all these Honey imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $196.2 million of the $278.26 million total.

All totaled, 74.33 percent of all these Honey imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $206.83 million of the $278.26 million total