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

Imports: Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing

Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing, the No. 458 import by value totaled $44.3 million for the month of October, $494.33 million through October of 2018, and $591.37 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
1Canada$80.81 M
2The Netherlands$76.41 M
3Chile$51.08 M
4China$47.12 M
5Denmark$26.19 M
6India$25.31 M
7Thailand$22.91 M
8France$15.79 M
9Israel$15.15 M
10New Zealand$11.69 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $494.33 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $92,790,862
2Los Angeles International Airport $75,127,226
3Port of Los Angeles $50,784,241
4Port of New Orleans $43,216,273
5Miami International Airport $41,749,499
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $29,561,224
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $21,781,774
8Port of Newark $17,205,524
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $16,377,036
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $11,324,171

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing increased 2.13 percent through October to $494.33 million

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing increased 2.13 percent from $484 million to $494.33 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 458 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 444 for the last full year with a total value of $591.37 million, a $28.47 million, 5.06 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 China and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 China, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $80,813,276
2The Netherlands $76,414,005
3Chile $51,084,871
4China $47,115,821
5Denmark $26,188,687
6India $25,310,285
7Thailand $22,909,219
8France $15,790,561
9Israel $15,154,105
10New Zealand $11,688,634

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $26,179,916
2San Francisco $18,230,667
3Pembina, N.D. $9,248,128
4Great Falls, Mont. $9,011,004
5Miami $8,099,060
6New Orleans $7,681,427
7Seattle $6,923,839
8New York City $5,102,614
9Cleveland $1,943,987
10Buffalo $1,593,220

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:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 3.07 percent compared to last year to $92.79 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 4.31 percent compared to last year to $75.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 69.01 percent compared to last year to $50.78 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 26.33 percent compared to last year to $43.22 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 15.8 percent compared to last year to $41.75 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 $1.55 million, 1.95 percent, (16.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $4.98 million, 6.97 percent, (15.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Chile increased $2.97 million, 6.17 percent, (10.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $13.9 million, 22.79 percent, (9.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Denmark increased $12.38 million, 89.63 percent, (5.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.97 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $281.62 million of the $494.33 million total.

All totaled, 61.43 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $303.67 million of the $494.33 million total