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

Exports: Tomatoes, prepared or preserved

Tomatoes, prepared or preserved, the No. 486 export by value totaled $26.44 million for the month of October, $259.55 million through October of 2018, and $321.13 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$64.17 M
2Mexico$34.07 M
3Italy$27.13 M
4Japan$26.28 M
5Costa Rica$11.74 M
6South Korea$11.32 M
7Australia$8.47 M
8China$5.96 M
9Philippines$5.68 M
10Colombia$5.2 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $259.55 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $126,654,956
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,901,450
3Port of Long Beach $17,073,459
4Port of Los Angeles $14,812,015
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $12,381,335
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $11,836,310
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $11,794,487
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $9,826,131
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,867,971
10Port Laredo $5,809,835

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved decreased 3.43 percent through October to $259.55 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved decreased 3.43 percent from $268.76 million to $259.55 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 486 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 466 for the last full year with a total value of $321.13 million, a $73.52 million, 18.63 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $64,173,238
2Mexico $34,073,429
3Italy $27,128,165
4Japan $26,281,134
5Costa Rica $11,741,756
6South Korea $11,316,607
7Australia $8,468,823
8China $5,960,917
9Philippines $5,680,256
10Colombia $5,195,819

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $23,910,764
2Los Angeles $5,518,721
3Detroit $4,630,235
4Buffalo $3,048,563
5Phoenix/Nogales $2,862,011
6El Paso $2,671,622
7Laredo $2,437,205
8Seattle $2,233,963
9Great Falls, Mont. $921,119
10San Diego $729,965

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:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 7.57 percent compared to last year to $126.65 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.56 percent compared to last year to $18.9 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 105.69 percent compared to last year to $17.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 19.18 percent compared to last year to $14.81 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 75.09 percent compared to last year to $12.38 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 $3.36 million, 5.52 percent, (24.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $6.27 million, 15.54 percent, (13.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $4.82 million, 15.09 percent, (10.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $944,023, 3.73 percent, (10.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $546,580, 4.88 percent, (4.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.96 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $163.4 million of the $259.55 million total.

All totaled, 73.14 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $189.82 million of the $259.55 million total