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

Imports: Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing

Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing, the No. 464 import by value totaled $50.9 million for the month of March, $140.15 million through March of 2019, and $602.03 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
1Canada$28.84 M
2The Netherlands$23.38 M
3Denmark$14.3 M
4Chile$13.07 M
5China$8.78 M
6India$5.29 M
7Israel$4.66 M
8France$4.57 M
9Italy$3.76 M
10Germany$3.69 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $140.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $20,808,098
2Port of Los Angeles $20,484,297
3San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $15,480,891
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,838,817
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $9,050,235
6Port of New Orleans $8,706,109
7Miami International Airport $8,123,962
8Port of Newark $7,218,596
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $6,999,745
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,016,214

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing decreased 5.99 percent through March to $140.15 million

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing decreased 5.99 percent from $149.08 million to $140.15 million through the first three 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 464 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 446 for the last full year with a total value of $602.03 million, a $10.66 million, 1.80 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 China and No. 5 Chile. 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 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $28,838,574
2The Netherlands $23,378,812
3Denmark $14,298,833
4Chile $13,065,642
5China $8,780,342
6India $5,288,733
7Israel $4,655,409
8France $4,569,607
9Italy $3,763,449
10Germany $3,691,756

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $58,135,831
2San Francisco $39,879,609
3Great Falls, Mont. $20,936,658
4Miami $18,851,383
5New Orleans $16,569,651
6Seattle $13,528,585
7Pembina, N.D. $12,121,207
8New York City $9,602,038
9Cleveland $3,253,799
10Chicago $2,939,020

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 9.3 percent compared to last year to $20.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.91 percent compared to last year to $20.48 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 34.54 percent compared to last year to $15.48 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. fell 15.51 percent compared to last year to $9.84 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 3.93 percent compared to last year to $9.05 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 decreased $4.51 million, 13.51 percent, (20.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $76,881, 0.33 percent, (16.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Denmark increased $1.2 million, 9.13 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile increased $2.93 million, 28.88 percent, (9.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $1.81 million, 17.1 percent, (6.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.05 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $88.36 million of the $140.15 million total.

All totaled, 53.99 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $75.66 million of the $140.15 million total