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

Imports: Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing

Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing, the No. 473 import by value totaled $48.92 million for the month of July, $327.03 million through July 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
1The Netherlands$60.04 M
2Canada$51.74 M
3Chile$33 M
4Denmark$22.46 M
5Thailand$17.96 M
6India$17.02 M
7China$15.16 M
8New Zealand$12.61 M
9Israel$10.35 M
10Germany$8.33 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $327.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $57,563,648
2Los Angeles International Airport $45,928,086
3Port of Los Angeles $40,965,529
4Port of New Orleans $23,606,250
5Miami International Airport $22,981,511
6Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $19,666,740
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $14,448,730
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $13,502,227
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $12,220,896
10Port of Newark $12,162,610

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing decreased 8.32 percent through July to $327.03 million

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing decreased 8.32 percent from $356.71 million to $327.03 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 473 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 449 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 Denmark 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 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 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 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $60,044,294
2Canada $51,743,465
3Chile $33,004,068
4Denmark $22,462,881
5Thailand $17,955,063
6India $17,019,345
7China $15,160,875
8New Zealand $12,608,646
9Israel $10,348,481
10Germany $8,334,727

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 5.03 percent compared to last year to $57.56 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 26.36 percent compared to last year to $45.93 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 17.73 percent compared to last year to $40.97 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 25.62 percent compared to last year to $23.61 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 27.8 percent compared to last year to $22.98 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 The Netherlands increased $1.12 million, 1.9 percent, (18.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $11.65 million, 18.38 percent, (15.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Chile decreased $7.75 million, 19.01 percent, (10.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark increased $1.46 million, 6.97 percent, (6.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $897,001, 5.26 percent, (5.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.63 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $185.21 million of the $327.03 million total.

All totaled, 58.42 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $191.05 million of the $327.03 million total