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

Exports: Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 446 export by value totaled $25.73 million for the month of March, $89.73 million through March of 2019, and $252.12 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$52.78 M
2Mexico$26.95 M
3Japan$2.74 M
4United Kingdom$1.83 M
5Taiwan$1.83 M
6The Netherlands$727,174
7Panama$435,827
8Norway$412,185
9Bahamas$293,205
10Palau$182,400
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U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 76.66 percent through March to $89.73 million

U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 76.66 percent from $50.79 million to $89.73 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 446 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 578 for the last full year with a total value of $252.12 million, a $6.61 million, 2.69 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $52,780,841
2Mexico $26,951,250
3Japan $2,744,792
4United Kingdom $1,833,775
5Taiwan $1,832,746
6The Netherlands $727,174
7Panama $435,827
8Norway $412,185
9Bahamas $293,205
10Palau $182,400

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $25,309,388
2Detroit $20,637,682
3San Diego $15,512,533
4Low Value Shipments $8,656,126
5Great Falls, Mont. $8,225,815
6Los Angeles $4,488,874
7Buffalo $3,042,725
8El Paso $1,760,370
9Miami $866,210
10San Francisco $731,290

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:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 545.35 percent compared to last year to $12.8 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 21.09 percent compared to last year to $12.71 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 32.56 percent compared to last year to $11.95 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 1030.21 percent compared to last year to $10.21 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 48.88 percent compared to last year to $7.78 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. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $12.19 million, 30.04 percent, (58.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $23.42 million, 662.45 percent, (30.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $1.49 million, 119.44 percent, (3.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $618,415, 50.88 percent, (2.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan increased $494,127, 36.91 percent, (2.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $86.14 million of the $89.73 million total.

All totaled, 61.79 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $55.45 million of the $89.73 million total