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

Exports: Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 536 export by value totaled $28.4 million for the month of December, $252.12 million through December of 2018, and $245.51 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$166.85 M
2Mexico$39.47 M
3Taiwan$12.96 M
4United Kingdom$7.82 M
5Japan$7.54 M
6Panama$4.79 M
7New Zealand$2.59 M
8United Arab Emirates$959,418
9Bahamas$864,487
10Palau$789,500
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U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 2.69 percent through December to $252.12 million

U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 2.69 percent from $245.51 million to $252.12 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 536 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 528 for the last full year with a total value of $245.51 million, a $9.81 million, 3.84 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $166,848,629
2Mexico $39,465,857
3Taiwan $12,959,651
4United Kingdom $7,819,524
5Japan $7,535,028
6Panama $4,785,531
7New Zealand $2,587,738
8United Arab Emirates $959,418
9Bahamas $864,487
10Palau $789,500

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $35,170,568
2DETROIT, MI $28,273,058
3SAN DIEGO, CA $19,015,904
4LOW VALUE $13,087,134
5GREAT FALLS, MT $11,782,940
6LOS ANGELES, CA $5,822,486
7BUFFALO, NY $4,203,706
8EL PASO, TX $2,063,410
9MIAMI, FL $1,287,238
10OGDENSBURG, NY $1,044,466

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 4.21 percent compared to last year to $37.69 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 12.27 percent compared to last year to $36.17 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 3.07 percent compared to last year to $27.68 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 8.28 percent compared to last year to $23.84 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 5.49 percent compared to last year to $20.84 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 $7.57 million, 4.75 percent, (66.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.35 million, 15.7 percent, (15.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan decreased $1.66 million, 11.35 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.02 million, 14.94 percent, (3.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $3.29 million, 77.62 percent, (2.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.06 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $234.63 million of the $252.12 million total.

All totaled, 58 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $146.24 million of the $252.12 million total