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

Imports: Vanilla Beans

, the No. import by value totaled $0 for the month of October, $0 through October of 2018, and $0 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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U.S. imports of Vanilla Beans increased 74 percent through December to $530.38 million

U.S. imports of Vanilla Beans increased 74 percent from $304.49 million to $530.38 million in 2017 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 463 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 563 for the last full year with a total value of $304.49 million, a $161.85 million, 113 percent increase from the 2015 total.

Through December of this year the, top five markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Madagascar, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Uganda and No. 5 Papua New Guinea. The top five airports, seaports and border crossings from which imports entered the United States through December were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top five markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Madagascar, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Papua New Guinea and No. 5 Germany. The top five airports, seaports and border crossings for imports were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – December 2017

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Madagascar $396,896,557
2Indonesia $76,167,183
3India $20,054,364
4Uganda $18,742,561
5Papua New Guinea $7,725,525
6Comoros $4,214,804
7Germany $2,236,083
8Tanzania $1,280,803
9French Polynesia $1,240,826
10Mauritius $820,000

January – December 2017

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $161,627,397
2Baltimore $129,420,693
3St. Louis $60,668,467
4Chicago $44,584,755
5Philadelphia $39,437,962
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $30,090,430
7Atlanta/Savannah $18,543,834
8San Juan $16,290,496
9Great Falls, Mont. $5,951,677
10San Francisco $5,541,083

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 236.08 percent compared to last year to $126 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 202.11 percent compared to last year to $96 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 16.18 percent compared to last year to $48 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 75.37 percent compared to last year to $44 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 392.8 percent compared to last year to $41 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 Madagascar increased $172.29 million, 76.7 percent, (74.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia increased $16.98 million, 28.69 percent, (14.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $12.69 million, 172.17 percent, (3.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uganda increased $16.82 million, 873.98 percent, (3.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Papua New Guinea increased $4.57 million, 144.83 percent, (1.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.97 percent of all these Vanilla Beans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $519.59 million of the $530.38 million total.

Highlights for the top five Customs districts:

  • US imports to No. 1 New York City increased $72.26 million, 80.86 percent, (30.47 percent of all shipments).
  • US imports to No. 2 Baltimore increased $40.16 million, 45 percent, (24.4 percent market share).
  • US imports to No. 3 St. Louis increased $33.6 million, 124.13 percent, (11.44 percent market share).
  • US imports to No. 4 Chicago increased $29.01 million, 186.21 percent, (8.41 percent market share).
  • US imports to No. 5 Philadelphia increased $27.39 million, 227.22 percent, (7.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled 82.16 percent of all these Vanilla Beans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Customs districts through December of this year. That is equal to $435.74 million of the $530.38 million total.

All totaled, 66.99 percent of all these Vanilla Beans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $355.29 million of the $530.38 million total