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

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

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 555 export by value totaled $28.07 million for the month of October, $194.95 million through October of 2018, and $245.51 million 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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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$136.65 M
2Mexico$24.59 M
3Taiwan$10.65 M
4United Kingdom$6.97 M
5Japan$4.53 M
6Panama$2.79 M
7New Zealand$2.24 M
8Nicaragua$717,921
9Bahamas$669,045
10United Arab Emirates$605,433
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U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 2.29 percent through October to $194.95 million

U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 2.29 percent from $199.51 million to $194.95 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 555 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 532 for the last full year with a total value of $245.51 million, a $9.81 million, 3.84 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. 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 Port of Eastport, Idaho.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $136,650,137
2Mexico $24,585,601
3Taiwan $10,651,605
4United Kingdom $6,973,081
5Japan $4,528,356
6Panama $2,785,007
7New Zealand $2,243,344
8Nicaragua $717,921
9Bahamas $669,045
10United Arab Emirates $605,433

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $10,283,434
2Detroit $8,834,100
3Low Value Shipments $4,409,313
4Great Falls, Mont. $3,574,458
5San Diego $2,323,958
6Los Angeles $1,582,762
7Buffalo $1,196,146
8El Paso $350,497
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $341,999
10San Francisco $321,504

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 7.63 percent compared to last year to $31.16 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 16.19 percent compared to last year to $29.62 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 3.14 percent compared to last year to $23.44 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 2.2 percent compared to last year to $18.63 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho rose 0.54 percent compared to last year to $13.44 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 $2.64 million, 1.97 percent, (70.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.93 million, 30.78 percent, (12.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan increased $1.03 million, 10.68 percent, (5.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $931,228, 15.41 percent, (3.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $1.5 million, 49.32 percent, (2.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.07 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $183.39 million of the $194.95 million total.

All totaled, 59.65 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $116.29 million of the $194.95 million total