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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Peppers, including black pepper

Peppers, including black pepper, the No. 454 import by value totaled $55.06 million for the month of October, $503.16 million through October of 2018, and $764.1 million for all of 2017, 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
1Vietnam$150.67 M
2India$80.59 M
3China$68.35 M
4Mexico$55.65 M
5Brazil$35.71 M
6Spain$29.89 M
7Peru$23.8 M
8Indonesia$20.69 M
9Sri Lanka$5.35 M
10Germany$5.07 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $503.16 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $144,963,054
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $111,814,094
3Port of Los Angeles $73,037,824
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $23,176,088
5Port of Houston $17,301,929
6Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $13,447,718
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $12,870,943
8Port of Long Beach $12,454,116
9Port of Virginia $12,236,798
10Port Columbus International Airport, N.M. $9,605,948

U.S. imports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 21.28 percent through October to $503.16 million

U.S. imports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 21.28 percent from $639.16 million to $503.16 million through the first 10 months of 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 454 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 389 for the last full year with a total value of $764.1 million, a $162.7 million, 17.56 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 India, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 China and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $150,667,338
2India $80,592,025
3China $68,353,362
4Mexico $55,653,514
5Brazil $35,710,992
6Spain $29,887,670
7Peru $23,795,632
8Indonesia $20,688,959
9Sri Lanka $5,345,623
10Germany $5,071,017

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $26,258,627
2Baltimore $23,057,697
3Los Angeles $14,088,239
4Chicago $8,801,791
5El Paso $6,544,339
6San Francisco $4,493,113
7Laredo $3,318,254
8Houston $2,191,834
9Miami $2,085,676
10San Diego $1,872,383

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 25.51 percent compared to last year to $144.96 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 27.26 percent compared to last year to $111.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 22.57 percent compared to last year to $73.04 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 8.36 percent compared to last year to $23.18 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 27.6 percent compared to last year to $17.3 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 Vietnam decreased $64.22 million, 29.88 percent, (29.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India decreased $22.71 million, 21.99 percent, (16.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $2.99 million, 4.58 percent, (13.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $12.18 million, 28.02 percent, (11.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $13.54 million, 27.5 percent, (7.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.7 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $390.98 million of the $503.16 million total.

All totaled, 73.59 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $370.29 million of the $503.16 million total