Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 400 export by value totaled $41.79 million for the month of March, $102.59 million through March of 2020, and $387.33 million for all of 2019, 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$69.18 M
2Australia$5.95 M
3Mexico$4.18 M
4South Korea$3.65 M
5Indonesia$3.37 M
6Japan$2.93 M
7United Kingdom$1.92 M
8Hong Kong$1.81 M
9Singapore$1.42 M
10Malaysia$1.31 M
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U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 14.15 percent through March to $102.59 million

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 14.15 percent from $89.87 million to $102.59 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 400 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 444 for the last full year with a total value of $387.33 million, a $6.22 million, 1.58 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full 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 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $69,175,920
2Australia $5,953,695
3Mexico $4,181,920
4South Korea $3,648,073
5Indonesia $3,368,430
6Japan $2,928,174
7United Kingdom $1,918,809
8Hong Kong $1,810,613
9Singapore $1,422,851
10Malaysia $1,306,260

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $13,274,794
2GREAT FALLS, MT $5,997,834
3SEATTLE, WA $5,982,042
4BUFFALO, NY $5,444,910
5LOS ANGELES, CA $5,168,674
6OGDENSBURG, NY $4,900,198
7LOW VALUE $1,502,662
8LAREDO, TX $1,224,474
9PEMBINA, ND $952,312
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $949,466

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 7.75 percent compared to last year to $22.38 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 97.94 percent compared to last year to $15.53 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 33.08 percent compared to last year to $10.03 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 3.76 percent compared to last year to $8.57 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 9.37 percent compared to last year to $7.99 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 $2.56 million, 3.84 percent, (67.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $120,852, 2.07 percent, (5.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $1.99 million, 32.24 percent, (4.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $1.45 million, 65.72 percent, (3.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Indonesia increased $2.84 million, 535.95 percent, (3.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.15 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 $86.33 million of the $102.59 million total.

All totaled, 62.87 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 $64.5 million of the $102.59 million total