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

Imports: Honey

Honey, the No. 494 import by value totaled $53.22 million for the month of October, $387.74 million through October of 2018, and $546.98 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
1Argentina$73.21 M
2Brazil$67.13 M
3India$67.1 M
4Vietnam$43.15 M
5Canada$41.55 M
6New Zealand$29.43 M
7Mexico$12.28 M
8Ukraine$10.9 M
9Thailand$8.38 M
10Turkey$6.52 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $387.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $98,982,726
2Port of Houston $56,167,248
3Port of Newark $51,524,006
4Port of Virginia $33,008,220
5Port of Los Angeles $30,588,580
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $21,420,090
7Port of Long Beach $14,776,270
8Port of New York $9,678,044
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $7,541,904
10Port Laredo $7,151,222

U.S. imports of Honey decreased 15.14 percent through October to $387.74 million

U.S. imports of Honey decreased 15.14 percent from $456.94 million to $387.74 million through the first 10 months of 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 494 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 454 for the last full year with a total value of $546.98 million, a $139.97 million, 34.39 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Argentina $73,207,418
2Brazil $67,132,556
3India $67,099,103
4Vietnam $43,150,001
5Canada $41,546,156
6New Zealand $29,430,821
7Mexico $12,280,370
8Ukraine $10,904,913
9Thailand $8,376,287
10Turkey $6,521,973

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $11,812,600
2Philadelphia $11,181,328
3Los Angeles $9,883,556
4New York City $6,188,262
5Chicago $5,359,698
6Pembina, N.D. $4,216,316
7Minneapolis $1,495,328
8Portland/Columbia-Snake River $1,289,244
9Detroit $1,179,288
10Laredo $1,011,336

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 34.35 percent compared to last year to $98.98 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 17.81 percent compared to last year to $56.17 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 28.45 percent compared to last year to $51.52 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 10.98 percent compared to last year to $33.01 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.86 percent compared to last year to $30.59 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 increased $829,929, 1.15 percent, (18.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $27.27 million, 28.88 percent, (17.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $7.95 million, 10.59 percent, (17.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam decreased $4.46 million, 9.36 percent, (11.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $1.81 million, 4.56 percent, (10.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.34 percent of all these Honey imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $292.14 million of the $387.74 million total.

All totaled, 69.7 percent of all these Honey imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $270.27 million of the $387.74 million total