Total Trade: $6.64 million
|1||Port of Newark||$2,962,223|
|2||Port Everglades, Fla.||$421,609|
|3||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$376,934|
|4||Port of Virginia||$341,575|
|5||Port of New York||$335,562|
|6||Port of Los Angeles||$280,858|
|7||Port of Jacksonville, Fla.||$241,007|
|9||Pharr International Bridge in Texas||$188,852|
U.S. imports of Peel, citrus or melon increased 71.20 percent through December to $6.64 million
U.S. imports of Peel, citrus or melon increased 71.20 percent from $3.88 million to $6.64 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.
The category ranked 1135 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1161 for the last full year with a total value of $3.88 million, a $936,414, 31.82 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of New York.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Spain, No. 2 Israel, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.
January – December 2018
|1||New York City||$367,640|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Newark rose 82.57 percent compared to last year to $2.96 million.
- Port Everglades, Fla. rose 2577.73 percent compared to last year to $421,609.
- Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 113.1 percent compared to last year to $376,934.
- Port of Virginia rose 27.11 percent compared to last year to $341,575.
- Port of New York rose 8.57 percent compared to last year to $335,562.
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 Spain increased $884,769, 98.74 percent, (26.81 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $201,003, 33.41 percent, (12.09 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $205,637, 45.78 percent, (9.86 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $14,456, 2.37 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Argentina increased $275,062, 141.13 percent, (7.08 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 65.22 percent of all these Peel, citrus or melon imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.33 million of the $6.64 million total.
All totaled, 66.82 percent of all these Peel, citrus or melon imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.44 million of the $6.64 million total