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

Imports: Peat

Peat, the No. 506 import by value totaled $40.27 million for the month of June, $192.24 million through June of 2020, and $346.53 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
1Canada$183.58 M
2Latvia$5.92 M
3Germany$1.37 M
4The Netherlands$633,425
5Finland$272,083
6New Zealand$183,244
7Chile$75,799
8Denmark$71,040
9Ireland$42,592
10Estonia$40,224
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U.S. imports of Peat increased 14.48 percent through June to $192.24 million

U.S. imports of Peat increased 14.48 percent from $167.92 million to $192.24 million through the first six 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 506 through June 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 $346.53 million, a $3 million, 0.86 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., 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, 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 49.22 percent compared to last year to $33.16 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 30.13 percent compared to last year to $32.32 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 23.31 percent compared to last year to $15.94 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 7.8 percent compared to last year to $15.49 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 12.15 percent compared to last year to $15.38 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 increased $26.79 million, 17.09 percent, (95.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Latvia decreased $1.74 million, 22.69 percent, (3.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $403,859, 22.76 percent, (0.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $118,586, 15.77 percent, (0.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $128,222, 89.13 percent, (0.14 percent market share).

All totaled, 99.76 percent of all these Peat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $191.77 million of the $192.24 million total.

All totaled, 58.41 percent of all these Peat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $112.28 million of the $192.24 million total