Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Honey

Honey, the No. 505 import by value totaled $42.73 million for the month of May, $161.9 million through May of 2020, and $408.27 million for all of 2019, 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$37.57 M
2Brazil$23.6 M
3India$23.16 M
4Vietnam$22.06 M
5New Zealand$20.89 M
6Ukraine$8.15 M
7Canada$5.02 M
8Mexico$3.24 M
9Australia$2.44 M
10Uruguay$2.04 M
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U.S. imports of Honey decreased 8.58 percent through May to $161.9 million

U.S. imports of Honey decreased 8.58 percent from $177.1 million to $161.9 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 505 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 511 for the last full year with a total value of $408.27 million, a $72.98 million, 15.16 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full 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.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 0.95 percent compared to last year to $48.63 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 65.25 percent compared to last year to $34.97 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 8.06 percent compared to last year to $26.58 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 45.46 percent compared to last year to $11.85 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 122.19 percent compared to last year to $6.29 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 $5.63 million, 17.64 percent, (23.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $2.69 million, 12.89 percent, (14.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $12.94 million, 35.84 percent, (14.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $6.29 million, 39.87 percent, (13.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand increased $6.56 million, 45.76 percent, (12.9 percent market share).

All totaled, 78.62 percent of all these Honey imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $127.28 million of the $161.9 million total.

All totaled, 79.26 percent of all these Honey imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $128.32 million of the $161.9 million total