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

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 433 export by value totaled $25.08 million for the month of December, $393.55 million through December 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$272.9 M
2South Korea$26.65 M
3Australia$18.65 M
4Mexico$12.61 M
5Japan$11.08 M
6United Kingdom$10.01 M
7Hong Kong$5.15 M
8Turkey$3.16 M
9Singapore$2.81 M
10Indonesia$2.77 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $393.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $84,820,945
2Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $44,574,281
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $40,124,421
4Port of Los Angeles $38,468,541
5Port of Long Beach $32,581,889
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $27,341,196
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $22,711,719
8Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,034,994
9Los Angeles International Airport $13,212,083
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $11,596,566

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 7.72 percent through December to $393.55 million

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 7.72 percent from $365.36 million to $393.55 million in 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 433 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 441 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Japan. 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Korea 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $272,898,779
2South Korea $26,653,516
3Australia $18,647,666
4Mexico $12,612,980
5Japan $11,077,599
6United Kingdom $10,013,226
7Hong Kong $5,152,012
8Turkey $3,159,867
9Singapore $2,810,158
10Indonesia $2,773,350

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $41,482,444
2LOS ANGELES, CA $30,201,382
3GREAT FALLS, MT $20,686,442
4SEATTLE, WA $19,474,520
5OGDENSBURG, NY $14,316,722
6BUFFALO, NY $12,686,728
7LOW VALUE $5,425,216
8SAN DIEGO, CA $4,952,712
9PEMBINA, ND $4,438,180
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $4,355,320

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.29 percent compared to last year to $84.82 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 19.73 percent compared to last year to $44.57 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 0.67 percent compared to last year to $40.12 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 256.51 percent compared to last year to $38.47 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 1.34 percent compared to last year to $32.58 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 $700,039, 0.26 percent, (69.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $13.27 million, 99.14 percent, (6.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $2.48 million, 15.33 percent, (4.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $996,868, 7.32 percent, (3.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $6.38 million, 136.02 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.87 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $341.89 million of the $393.55 million total.

All totaled, 61.13 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $240.57 million of the $393.55 million total