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

Exports: Tomatoes, fresh or chilled

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, the No. 498 export by value totaled $24.95 million for the month of October, $250.9 million through October of 2018, and $333.68 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$243.15 M
2Mexico$3.57 M
3Japan$1.17 M
4Bahamas$638,541
5Dominican Republic$367,561
6Cayman Islands$365,543
7Trinidad and Tobago$329,023
8Taiwan$297,523
9Turks and Caicos Islands$282,321
10The Netherlands$123,528
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U.S. exports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled increased 1.15 percent through October to $250.9 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled increased 1.15 percent from $248.03 million to $250.9 million through the first 10 months of 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 498 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 483 for the last full year with a total value of $333.68 million, a $18.34 million, 5.21 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 Bahamas, No. 4 Trinidad and Tobago and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $243,146,718
2Mexico $3,573,190
3Japan $1,168,556
4Bahamas $638,541
5Dominican Republic $367,561
6Cayman Islands $365,543
7Trinidad and Tobago $329,023
8Taiwan $297,523
9Turks and Caicos Islands $282,321
10The Netherlands $123,528

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $56,608,759
2Seattle $12,069,926
3Great Falls, Mont. $8,454,243
4Low Value Shipments $3,313,219
5Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,041,385
6Pembina, N.D. $1,973,551
7Buffalo $1,736,694
8Phoenix/Nogales $590,757
9Miami $470,517
10San Diego $138,159

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.48 percent compared to last year to $134.82 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 5.16 percent compared to last year to $34.86 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 29.07 percent compared to last year to $22.9 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 11.77 percent compared to last year to $13.66 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 7.65 percent compared to last year to $11.31 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 $5.1 million, 2.14 percent, (96.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.35 million, 39.69 percent, (1.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $708,744, 154.14 percent, (0.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas decreased $967,376, 60.24 percent, (0.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic increased $302,169, 462.09 percent, (0.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.2 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $248.89 million of the $250.9 million total.

All totaled, 86.71 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $217.55 million of the $250.9 million total