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

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 444 export by value totaled $36.55 million for the month of March, $89.87 million through March of 2019, and $393.55 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$66.61 M
2Mexico$6.17 M
3Australia$5.83 M
4South Korea$2.2 M
5United Arab Emirates$1.04 M
6Malaysia$815,643
7Taiwan$753,006
8United Kingdom$746,286
9Japan$684,260
10Hong Kong$629,962
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U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 10.67 percent through March to $89.87 million

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 10.67 percent from $100.61 million to $89.87 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 444 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 419 for the last full year with a total value of $393.55 million, a $28.19 million, 7.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $66,614,889
2Mexico $6,171,702
3Australia $5,832,843
4South Korea $2,201,308
5United Arab Emirates $1,040,643
6Malaysia $815,643
7Taiwan $753,006
8United Kingdom $746,286
9Japan $684,260
10Hong Kong $629,962

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $28,860,517
2Los Angeles $18,930,726
3Great Falls, Mont. $12,877,054
4Seattle $12,715,966
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $9,586,653
6Buffalo $8,092,087
7Pembina, N.D. $3,881,595
8Low Value Shipments $3,563,251
9San Diego $3,267,602
10San Francisco $2,925,929

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 13.19 percent compared to last year to $20.77 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 9.84 percent compared to last year to $8.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 30.68 percent compared to last year to $7.85 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 39.08 percent compared to last year to $7.53 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 11.37 percent compared to last year to $7.3 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 $725,770, 1.1 percent, (74.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $2.59 million, 72.25 percent, (6.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $261,478, 4.69 percent, (6.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $6.54 million, 74.81 percent, (2.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $417,902, 67.11 percent, (1.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.09 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $81.86 million of the $89.87 million total.

All totaled, 58.26 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $52.36 million of the $89.87 million total