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

Imports: Peat

Peat, the No. 572 import by value totaled $30.4 million for the month of March, $82.52 million through March of 2019, and $349.53 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
1Canada$75.97 M
2Latvia$4.4 M
3Germany$1.13 M
4The Netherlands$464,510
5Finland$127,120
6Chile$113,151
7Norway$105,272
8New Zealand$84,352
9Lithuania$29,900
10India$24,347
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U.S. imports of Peat decreased 6.31 percent through March to $82.52 million

U.S. imports of Peat decreased 6.31 percent from $88.07 million to $82.52 million through the first three 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 572 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 550 for the last full year with a total value of $349.53 million, a $14.8 million, 4.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Latvia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Latvia, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Lithuania and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $75,972,357
2Latvia $4,396,247
3Germany $1,126,144
4The Netherlands $464,510
5Finland $127,120
6Chile $113,151
7Norway $105,272
8New Zealand $84,352
9Lithuania $29,900
10India $24,347

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $21,131,295
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $20,408,303
3Pembina, N.D. $19,049,484
4Great Falls, Mont. $17,295,951
5Portland, Maine $11,102,417
6St. Albans, Vt. $4,970,768
7Seattle $3,738,377
8Buffalo $3,044,163
9Los Angeles $1,753,219
10Houston $1,546,606

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 16.46 percent compared to last year to $11.26 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 2.93 percent compared to last year to $10.75 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 6.09 percent compared to last year to $9.59 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 0.36 percent compared to last year to $9.05 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 6.77 percent compared to last year to $7.46 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 Canada decreased $6.39 million, 7.76 percent, (92.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Latvia increased $762,559, 20.99 percent, (5.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $968,455, 614.16 percent, (1.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $302,974, 39.48 percent, (0.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland decreased $109,724, 46.33 percent, (0.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.48 percent of all these Peat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $82.09 million of the $82.52 million total.

All totaled, 58.3 percent of all these Peat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $48.11 million of the $82.52 million total