Total Trade: $158.66 million
|1||Port Everglades, Fla.||$39,632,569|
|2||Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz.||$27,193,406|
|3||Port of Chester, Penn.||$20,023,923|
|4||Port of Philadelphia||$13,657,952|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$8,970,424|
|7||Pharr International Bridge in Texas||$7,984,372|
|8||Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif.||$7,638,989|
|9||Port Hueneme, Calif.||$4,994,655|
|10||Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas||$4,979,639|
U.S. imports of Melons and papayas decreased 11.04 percent through February to $158.66 million
U.S. imports of Melons and papayas decreased 11.04 percent from $178.35 million to $158.66 million through the first two 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 346 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 312 for the last full year with a total value of $769.16 million, a $2.22 million, 0.29 percent decreased from the 2017 total.
Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Honduras, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 2 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Chester, Penn., No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Guatemala, No. 2 Honduras, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Costa Rica and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.
January – February 2019
|10||New York City||$183,905|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port Everglades, Fla. fell 22.87 percent compared to last year to $39.63 million.
- Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 30.45 percent compared to last year to $27.19 million.
- Port of Chester, Penn. rose 84.38 percent compared to last year to $20.02 million.
- Port of Philadelphia fell 54.95 percent compared to last year to $13.66 million.
- Port of Long Beach rose 705.17 percent compared to last year to $8.97 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 Honduras increased $3.31 million, 6.33 percent, (35.09 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $10 million, 25.6 percent, (30.93 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala decreased $30.67 million, 41.7 percent, (27.02 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Costa Rica decreased $2.33 million, 18.66 percent, (6.39 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil increased $145,343, 40.75 percent, (0.32 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 99.76 percent of all these Melons and papayas imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $158.28 million of the $158.66 million total.
All totaled, 69 percent of all these Melons and papayas imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $109.48 million of the $158.66 million total