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

Exports: Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled

Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, the No. 384 export by value totaled $42.61 million for the month of October, $410.18 million through October of 2018, and $517.04 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$345.98 M
2Taiwan$21.69 M
3Mexico$12.07 M
4Japan$8.82 M
5South Korea$4.3 M
6Kuwait$3.46 M
7Bahamas$2.18 M
8Saudi Arabia$1.9 M
9Dominican Republic$1.58 M
10Bermuda$1.53 M
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U.S. exports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled decreased 5.52 percent through October to $410.18 million

U.S. exports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled decreased 5.52 percent from $434.15 million to $410.18 million through the first 10 months of 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 384 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 361 for the last full year with a total value of $517.04 million, a $39.31 million, 8.23 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. 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 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $345,982,845
2Taiwan $21,685,564
3Mexico $12,072,885
4Japan $8,815,445
5South Korea $4,295,945
6Kuwait $3,464,966
7Bahamas $2,181,913
8Saudi Arabia $1,903,482
9Dominican Republic $1,577,589
10Bermuda $1,526,234

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $27,496,822
2Low Value Shipments $16,521,433
3Great Falls, Mont. $7,658,929
4Seattle $6,381,925
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,964,367
6Los Angeles $3,681,663
7San Diego $1,794,480
8Miami $1,349,805
9Buffalo $863,019
10Pembina, N.D. $741,318

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.28 percent compared to last year to $95.73 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 3.62 percent compared to last year to $84.59 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.86 percent compared to last year to $54.96 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 1.19 percent compared to last year to $42.88 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 1.75 percent compared to last year to $36.41 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 $26.95 million, 7.23 percent, (84.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $775,221, 3.71 percent, (5.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $2.99 million, 32.98 percent, (2.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $3.08 million, 53.77 percent, (2.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $930,493, 27.65 percent, (1.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.77 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $392.85 million of the $410.18 million total.

All totaled, 76.69 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $314.56 million of the $410.18 million total