Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus

Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus, the No. 270 export by value totaled $84.81 million for the month of December, $897.99 million in 2019, and $987.07 million for all of 2018, 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$240.47 M
2South Korea$220.15 M
3Japan$186.24 M
4Hong Kong$72.39 M
5Australia$23.92 M
6Mexico$23.84 M
7China$23.72 M
8Taiwan$14.86 M
9New Zealand$13.02 M
10France$11.36 M
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U.S. exports of Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus decreased 9.02 percent through December 2019 to $897.99 million

U.S. exports of Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus decreased 9.02 percent from $987.07 million to $897.99 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 270 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 259 for the last full year with a total value of $987.07 million, a $16.16 million, 1.61 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Hong Kong and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, 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 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $240,466,379
2South Korea $220,150,160
3Japan $186,240,828
4Hong Kong $72,388,667
5Australia $23,918,821
6Mexico $23,839,474
7China $23,715,589
8Taiwan $14,859,755
9New Zealand $13,018,274
10France $11,364,004

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $172,961,944
2San Francisco $136,100,565
3Detroit $45,421,368
4Great Falls, Mont. $26,805,696
5Seattle $25,900,841
6Jacksonville/Tampa $11,927,913
7Low Value Shipments $10,458,354
8Atlanta/Savannah $9,764,356
9Houston $9,475,563
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,250,617

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 2.19 percent compared to last year to $296.39 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 9.63 percent compared to last year to $160.13 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 29.5 percent compared to last year to $125.44 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 8.84 percent compared to last year to $58.32 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 8.89 percent compared to last year to $49.32 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 $15.78 million, 6.16 percent, (26.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $35.98 million, 14.05 percent, (24.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $7.62 million, 4.26 percent, (20.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Hong Kong decreased $16.87 million, 18.9 percent, (8.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia decreased $2.41 million, 9.14 percent, (2.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.76 percent of all these Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $743.16 million of the $897.99 million total.

All totaled, 76.79 percent of all these Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $689.59 million of the $897.99 million total