Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing

Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing, the No. 474 import by value totaled $37.66 million for the month of February, $77.7 million through February of 2020, and $558.21 million for all of 2019, 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$16.74 M
2The Netherlands$12.95 M
3China$5.74 M
4Denmark$5.39 M
5Chile$4.8 M
6France$3.32 M
7Italy$2.95 M
8Israel$2.75 M
9Thailand$2.42 M
10Spain$2.01 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $77.7 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $12,118,202
2Los Angeles International Airport $8,471,842
3Port of Los Angeles $8,104,161
4Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,138,055
5Miami Int’l Airport $6,756,304
6Port of New Orleans $5,430,613
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,573,540
8Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $3,688,823
9Port of Newark $2,922,810
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,241,248

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing decreased 12.95 percent through February to $77.7 million

U.S. imports of Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing decreased 12.95 percent from $89.25 million to $77.7 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 474 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 469 for the last full year with a total value of $558.21 million, a $43.82 million, 7.28 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 China, No. 4 Denmark 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 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

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 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $16,738,560
2The Netherlands $12,953,975
3China $5,744,500
4Denmark $5,390,855
5Chile $4,801,892
6France $3,318,756
7Italy $2,952,315
8Israel $2,749,126
9Thailand $2,419,437
10Spain $2,008,855

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $24,701,693
2San Francisco $12,183,791
3New Orleans $3,989,748
4Miami $3,588,593
5Seattle $3,091,543
6Pembina, N.D. $2,223,366
7Cleveland $1,820,880
8Great Falls, Mont. $1,758,627
9San Diego $930,163
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $923,499

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 1.39 percent compared to last year to $12.12 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 3.1 percent compared to last year to $8.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 31.81 percent compared to last year to $8.1 million.
  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 7.14 percent compared to last year to $7.14 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 17.19 percent compared to last year to $6.76 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 $2.32 million, 12.17 percent, (21.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands decreased $3.92 million, 23.23 percent, (16.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $732,401, 11.31 percent, (7.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark decreased $3.54 million, 39.61 percent, (6.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Chile increased $1.6 million, 50.17 percent, (6.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.73 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $45.63 million of the $77.7 million total.

All totaled, 54.81 percent of all these Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $42.59 million of the $77.7 million total