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

Exports: Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 426 export by value totaled $27.34 million for the month of October, $341.35 million through October of 2018, and $365.36 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$232.44 M
2South Korea$26.59 M
3Australia$15.58 M
4Japan$10.6 M
5Mexico$9.15 M
6United Kingdom$9.05 M
7Hong Kong$4.59 M
8Singapore$2.79 M
9Indonesia$2.77 M
10Turkey$2.62 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $341.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $71,609,860
2Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $39,866,695
3Port of Los Angeles $38,078,596
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $34,634,900
5Port of Long Beach $28,264,347
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $22,854,632
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $18,876,650
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,273,891
9Los Angeles International Airport $12,414,237
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $9,861,990

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 8.11 percent through October to $341.35 million

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 8.11 percent from $315.73 million to $341.35 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 426 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 433 for the last full year with a total value of $365.36 million, a $20.21 million, 5.85 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $232,438,962
2South Korea $26,591,347
3Australia $15,584,676
4Japan $10,601,370
5Mexico $9,153,644
6United Kingdom $9,051,870
7Hong Kong $4,586,940
8Singapore $2,794,758
9Indonesia $2,773,350
10Turkey $2,620,054

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $13,413,415
2Detroit $12,888,329
3Great Falls, Mont. $7,803,735
4Seattle $7,011,417
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,620,016
6Buffalo $3,605,523
7Low Value Shipments $1,828,675
8San Diego $1,826,714
9Pembina, N.D. $1,634,212
10San Francisco $1,152,018

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. rose 0.94 percent compared to last year to $71.61 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 35.5 percent compared to last year to $39.87 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 270.07 percent compared to last year to $38.08 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 0.42 percent compared to last year to $34.63 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 1.75 percent compared to last year to $28.26 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 decreased $2.73 million, 1.16 percent, (68.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $13.24 million, 99.18 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $2.09 million, 15.51 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $6.39 million, 151.66 percent, (3.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.04 million, 10.22 percent, (2.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.24 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $294.37 million of the $341.35 million total.

All totaled, 62.24 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $212.45 million of the $341.35 million total