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

Imports: Vanilla Beans

Vanilla Beans, the No. 480 import by value totaled $28.9 million for the month of May, $183.35 million through May of 2020, and $521.89 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific imports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Madagascar$154.36 M
2Indonesia$15.66 M
3India$5.42 M
4Uganda$3.87 M
5Comoros$1.69 M
6Papua New Guinea$1.41 M
7French Polynesia$430,068
8Germany$167,941
9France$156,018
10Mexico$75,815
Data loading...

U.S. imports of Vanilla Beans decreased 38.35 percent through May to $183.35 million

U.S. imports of Vanilla Beans decreased 38.35 percent from $297.39 million to $183.35 million through the first five 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 480 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 415 for the last full year with a total value of $521.89 million, a $100.56 million, 16.16 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Madagascar, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Uganda and No. 5 Comoros. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Madagascar, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 India, No. 4 Uganda and No. 5 Papua New Guinea. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 46.31 percent compared to last year to $43.96 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 33.78 percent compared to last year to $39.33 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 3.49 percent compared to last year to $28.57 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 7.77 percent compared to last year to $21.16 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 37.51 percent compared to last year to $14.8 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 decreased $103.72 million, 40.19 percent, (84.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia decreased $9.4 million, 37.52 percent, (8.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India decreased $931,812, 14.67 percent, (2.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uganda decreased $451,854, 10.45 percent, (2.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Comoros increased $1.69 million, 0 percent, (0.92 percent market share).

All totaled, 98.72 percent of all these Vanilla Beans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $181 million of the $183.35 million total.

All totaled, 80.62 percent of all these Vanilla Beans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $147.81 million of the $183.35 million total