Current data is through December 2019.

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 420 export by value totaled $23.98 million for the month of December, $387.33 million in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$286.85 M
2Mexico$24.17 M
3Australia$19.29 M
4South Korea$11.13 M
5United Kingdom$6.46 M
6Japan$5.1 M
7Hong Kong$3.5 M
8Belgium$3.17 M
9The Netherlands$2.83 M
10Taiwan$2.78 M
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U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 1.58 percent through December 2019 to $387.33 million

U.S. exports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 1.58 percent from $393.55 million to $387.33 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 420 in 2019 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 $393.55 million, a $28.19 million, 7.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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.

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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $286,849,601
2Mexico $24,171,114
3Australia $19,292,614
4South Korea $11,132,807
5United Kingdom $6,459,766
6Japan $5,095,370
7Hong Kong $3,504,803
8Belgium $3,168,230
9The Netherlands $2,830,073
10Taiwan $2,780,922

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 8.23 percent compared to last year to $91.8 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 10.85 percent compared to last year to $39.74 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 2.56 percent compared to last year to $39.1 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 1.24 percent compared to last year to $32.99 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 16.43 percent compared to last year to $31.83 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 $13.95 million, 5.11 percent, (74.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $11.56 million, 91.64 percent, (6.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $644,948, 3.46 percent, (4.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $15.52 million, 58.23 percent, (2.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $3.55 million, 35.49 percent, (1.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.82 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $347.91 million of the $387.33 million total.

All totaled, 60.79 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $235.46 million of the $387.33 million total