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

Exports: Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus

Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus, the No. 259 export by value totaled $83.62 million for the month of December, $987.07 million through December of 2018, and $1 billion 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$256.24 M
2South Korea$256.13 M
3Japan$178.62 M
4Hong Kong$89.26 M
5China$53.88 M
6Australia$26.33 M
7Mexico$19.22 M
8The Netherlands$15.12 M
9New Zealand$14.39 M
10Taiwan$10.45 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $987.07 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $303,025,890
2Port of Los Angeles $177,929,603
3Port of Long Beach $177,194,910
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $63,972,419
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $54,130,364
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $51,473,360
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $28,722,755
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $24,437,656
9Port of Houston $14,211,566
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,972,859

U.S. exports of Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus decreased 1.61 percent through December to $987.07 million

U.S. exports of Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus decreased 1.61 percent from $1 billion to $987.07 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 259 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 248 for the last full year with a total value of $1 billion, a $36.11 million, 3.47 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $256,242,751
2South Korea $256,131,165
3Japan $178,624,352
4Hong Kong $89,257,205
5China $53,878,311
6Australia $26,326,201
7Mexico $19,215,133
8The Netherlands $15,116,829
9New Zealand $14,388,402
10Taiwan $10,449,177

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $302,631,010
2SAN FRANCISCO, CA $258,813,728
3DETROIT, MI $72,888,348
4GREAT FALLS, MT $45,018,182
5SEATTLE, WA $42,422,460
6TAMPA, FL $18,972,976
7LOW VALUE $16,726,110
8SAVANNAH, GA $16,315,632
9HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $16,139,240
10SAN DIEGO, CA $7,094,910

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 12.73 percent compared to last year to $303.03 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 25.05 percent compared to last year to $177.93 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 13.94 percent compared to last year to $177.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 10.74 percent compared to last year to $63.97 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 10.44 percent compared to last year to $54.13 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 $6.71 million, 2.55 percent, (25.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $5.23 million, 2 percent, (25.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $2.35 million, 1.33 percent, (18.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong increased $2.88 million, 3.33 percent, (9.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $3.28 million, 6.49 percent, (5.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.51 percent of all these Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $834.13 million of the $987.07 million total.

All totaled, 78.64 percent of all these Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $776.25 million of the $987.07 million total