Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

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

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 477 export by value totaled $19.72 million for the month of February, $46.33 million through February of 2020, and $309.34 million for all of 2019, 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$32.64 M
2Mexico$10.74 M
3United Kingdom$860,800
4Japan$607,379
5Taiwan$350,759
6Hong Kong$166,070
7Bahamas$157,065
8Palau$135,500
9Andorra$102,600
10Cayman Islands$86,547
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U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 27.61 percent through February to $46.33 million

U.S. exports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 27.61 percent from $63.99 million to $46.33 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 477 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 419 for the last full year with a total value of $309.34 million, a $57.22 million, 22.70 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $32,636,972
2Mexico $10,743,464
3United Kingdom $860,800
4Japan $607,379
5Taiwan $350,759
6Hong Kong $166,070
7Bahamas $157,065
8Palau $135,500
9Andorra $102,600
10Cayman Islands $86,547

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN DIEGO, CA $17,428,272
2DETROIT, MI $10,128,224
3SEATTLE, WA $9,498,354
4LOW VALUE $4,699,634
5GREAT FALLS, MT $4,095,624
6LOS ANGELES, CA $2,001,116
7EL PASO, TX $1,988,982
8BUFFALO, NY $1,631,406
9NOGALES, AZ $1,031,658
10MIAMI, FL $477,734

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.49 percent compared to last year to $8.3 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 23.75 percent compared to last year to $6.47 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 1.94 percent compared to last year to $5.31 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 53.25 percent compared to last year to $4.89 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 9.44 percent compared to last year to $4.77 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 $1.69 million, 4.92 percent, (70.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $10.71 million, 49.93 percent, (23.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $563,300, 39.55 percent, (1.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $1.79 million, 74.68 percent, (1.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $1.13 million, 76.28 percent, (0.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.56 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $45.2 million of the $46.33 million total.

All totaled, 64.21 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $29.75 million of the $46.33 million total