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

Imports: Peppers, including black pepper

Peppers, including black pepper, the No. 454 import by value totaled $48.11 million for the month of July, $355.21 million through July of 2019, and $606.27 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
1Vietnam$100.21 M
2China$60.07 M
3India$58.58 M
4Mexico$37.66 M
5Spain$23.67 M
6Peru$18.56 M
7Brazil$16.28 M
8Indonesia$11.19 M
9Germany$4.82 M
10Israel$3.02 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $355.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $101,565,628
2Port of Baltimore, Md. $68,167,809
3Port of Los Angeles $53,723,890
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $13,752,719
5Port of Virginia $13,531,156
6Port of Houston $13,081,445
7Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $9,718,105
8Port of New Orleans $7,628,154
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,561,560
10Port of Long Beach $7,490,194

U.S. imports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 0.96 percent through July to $355.21 million

U.S. imports of Peppers, including black pepper decreased 0.96 percent from $358.66 million to $355.21 million through the first seven 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 454 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 445 for the last full year with a total value of $606.27 million, a $157.83 million, 20.66 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Vietnam, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Spain. 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 Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Vietnam $100,209,650
2China $60,071,950
3India $58,577,011
4Mexico $37,660,594
5Spain $23,671,781
6Peru $18,558,885
7Brazil $16,280,536
8Indonesia $11,189,484
9Germany $4,817,726
10Israel $3,024,952

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $48,947,393
2Baltimore $41,778,994
3Los Angeles $33,236,184
4Chicago $17,703,733
5El Paso $11,796,713
6San Francisco $8,801,062
7Laredo $7,658,312
8Houston $7,275,535
9Miami $5,354,863
10San Diego $4,331,021

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 3.7 percent compared to last year to $101.57 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 16.23 percent compared to last year to $68.17 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.35 percent compared to last year to $53.72 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 18.75 percent compared to last year to $13.75 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 46.65 percent compared to last year to $13.53 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 $7.41 million, 6.88 percent, (28.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $11.21 million, 22.94 percent, (16.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $422,924, 0.73 percent, (16.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $1.11 million, 3.05 percent, (10.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $1.08 million, 4.78 percent, (6.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.88 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $280.19 million of the $355.21 million total.

All totaled, 70.59 percent of all these Peppers, including black pepper imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $250.74 million of the $355.21 million total