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

Exports: Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled

Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, the No. 369 export by value totaled $46.04 million for the month of March, $124.03 million through March of 2019, and $510.33 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$116.25 M
2Mexico$2.28 M
3Japan$1.24 M
4Bahamas$613,978
5Kuwait$540,609
6Dominican Republic$396,231
7Cayman Islands$392,515
8South Korea$381,168
9Bermuda$337,730
10Saudi Arabia$327,050
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U.S. exports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled increased 6.68 percent through March to $124.03 million

U.S. exports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled increased 6.68 percent from $116.26 million to $124.03 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 369 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 388 for the last full year with a total value of $510.33 million, a $6.71 million, 1.30 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Kuwait. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Kuwait. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $116,249,154
2Mexico $2,282,518
3Japan $1,235,896
4Bahamas $613,978
5Kuwait $540,609
6Dominican Republic $396,231
7Cayman Islands $392,515
8South Korea $381,168
9Bermuda $337,730
10Saudi Arabia $327,050

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $76,348,263
2Low Value Shipments $31,621,953
3Great Falls, Mont. $20,815,363
4Seattle $15,635,209
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,223,246
6Los Angeles $5,377,826
7Miami $4,198,612
8San Diego $2,894,669
9Buffalo $2,637,610
10Pembina, N.D. $2,216,035

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. fell 1.23 percent compared to last year to $30.82 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 8.44 percent compared to last year to $27.5 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 33.01 percent compared to last year to $19.71 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 20.13 percent compared to last year to $13.53 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 2.74 percent compared to last year to $10.39 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 $10.69 million, 10.12 percent, (93.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $65,572, 2.79 percent, (1.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $1.85 million, 59.96 percent, (1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $8,763, 1.45 percent, (0.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Kuwait decreased $254,542, 32.01 percent, (0.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.5 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $120.92 million of the $124.03 million total.

All totaled, 82.2 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $101.95 million of the $124.03 million total