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

Exports: Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.

Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc., the No. 266 export by value totaled $95.17 million for the month of December, $936.39 million through December of 2018, and $876 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$757.48 M
2Japan$41.63 M
3Mexico$17.76 M
4The Netherlands$12.85 M
5Australia$11.98 M
6United Kingdom$11.62 M
7United Arab Emirates$10.36 M
8Spain$9.94 M
9Taiwan$6.79 M
10Hong Kong$6.69 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $936.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $230,788,653
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $140,835,996
3Los Angeles International Airport $100,276,286
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $89,126,547
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $76,874,289
6Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $76,058,420
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $56,355,050
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $37,708,541
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $18,747,783
10Port Miami $11,299,953

U.S. exports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 6.89 percent through December to $936.39 million

U.S. exports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 6.89 percent from $876 million to $936.39 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 266 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 274 for the last full year with a total value of $876 million, a $9.97 million, 1.15 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $757,482,829
2Japan $41,632,968
3Mexico $17,758,094
4The Netherlands $12,853,963
5Australia $11,980,413
6United Kingdom $11,620,255
7United Arab Emirates $10,362,457
8Spain $9,944,769
9Taiwan $6,791,938
10Hong Kong $6,687,903

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $235,295,566
2LOS ANGELES, CA $93,046,122
3LOW VALUE $75,966,138
4SEATTLE, WA $58,888,476
5GREAT FALLS, MT $52,590,710
6OGDENSBURG, NY $33,609,262
7BUFFALO, NY $28,339,418
8MIAMI, FL $10,237,894
9PEMBINA, ND $6,049,234
10SAN DIEGO, CA $4,419,536

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. rose 1.58 percent compared to last year to $230.79 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 0.51 percent compared to last year to $140.84 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 32.4 percent compared to last year to $100.28 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 7.93 percent compared to last year to $89.13 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 20.28 percent compared to last year to $76.87 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 increased $28.59 million, 3.92 percent, (80.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $1.18 million, 2.91 percent, (4.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $1.64 million, 10.2 percent, (1.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $4.48 million, 53.55 percent, (1.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $915,768, 8.28 percent, (1.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.89 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $841.71 million of the $936.39 million total.

All totaled, 68.12 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $637.9 million of the $936.39 million total