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

Exports: Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled

Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, the No. 375 export by value totaled $54.19 million for the month of December, $510.33 million through December 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$438.9 M
2Taiwan$22.16 M
3Mexico$13.27 M
4Japan$10.07 M
5South Korea$4.45 M
6Kuwait$4.19 M
7Bahamas$2.81 M
8Saudi Arabia$2.11 M
9Dominican Republic$1.86 M
10Bermuda$1.84 M
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U.S. exports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled decreased 1.30 percent through December to $510.33 million

U.S. exports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled decreased 1.30 percent from $517.04 million to $510.33 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 375 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $438,899,045
2Taiwan $22,156,527
3Mexico $13,270,310
4Japan $10,071,869
5South Korea $4,446,641
6Kuwait $4,187,033
7Bahamas $2,813,925
8Saudi Arabia $2,108,519
9Dominican Republic $1,860,496
10Bermuda $1,835,434

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $106,915,070
2LOW VALUE $48,591,450
3GREAT FALLS, MT $29,943,456
4SEATTLE, WA $23,218,320
5OGDENSBURG, NY $14,748,642
6LOS ANGELES, CA $9,067,162
7MIAMI, FL $5,873,930
8SAN DIEGO, CA $4,721,702
9BUFFALO, NY $3,994,798
10PEMBINA, ND $3,246,724

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. fell 9.65 percent compared to last year to $123.96 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 1.79 percent compared to last year to $99.69 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.88 percent compared to last year to $75.58 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 9.71 percent compared to last year to $55.28 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 2.15 percent compared to last year to $44.87 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 $6.85 million, 1.54 percent, (86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Taiwan increased $139,228, 0.63 percent, (4.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $2.08 million, 18.56 percent, (2.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $733,146, 7.85 percent, (1.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $869,829, 24.32 percent, (0.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.79 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $488.84 million of the $510.33 million total.

All totaled, 78.26 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $399.37 million of the $510.33 million total