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

Imports: Peat

Peat, the No. 572 import by value totaled $31.43 million for the month of September, $250.62 million through September 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$235.17 M
2Latvia$10.89 M
3Germany$2.26 M
4The Netherlands$1.14 M
5New Zealand$353,536
6Chile$200,271
7Finland$143,861
8Norway$105,272
9Ireland$102,560
10Lithuania$76,013
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U.S. imports of Peat decreased 2.21 percent through September to $250.62 million

U.S. imports of Peat decreased 2.21 percent from $256.28 million to $250.62 million through the first nine 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 September among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 570 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 September of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Latvia, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 New Zealand. 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.

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 India. 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 – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $235,168,469
2Latvia $10,893,048
3Germany $2,255,336
4The Netherlands $1,142,416
5New Zealand $353,536
6Chile $200,271
7Finland $143,861
8Norway $105,272
9Ireland $102,560
10Lithuania $76,013

January – September 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 nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 10.11 percent compared to last year to $39.8 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 4.72 percent compared to last year to $33.35 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.39 percent compared to last year to $31.02 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 9.41 percent compared to last year to $22.04 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 6.36 percent compared to last year to $20.87 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 $5.11 million, 2.13 percent, (93.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Latvia increased $1.02 million, 10.29 percent, (4.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $1.93 million, 595.87 percent, (0.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $1.6 million, 58.27 percent, (0.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand increased $90,380, 34.34 percent, (0.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.68 percent of all these Peat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $249.81 million of the $250.62 million total.

All totaled, 58.68 percent of all these Peat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $147.08 million of the $250.62 million total

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