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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Tomatoes, prepared or preserved

Tomatoes, prepared or preserved, the No. 460 export by value totaled $31.26 million for the month of March, $84.32 million through March of 2019, and $316.19 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$21.39 M
2Mexico$10.64 M
3Japan$8.87 M
4Turkey$5.41 M
5Costa Rica$3.84 M
6Italy$3.8 M
7Libya$2.93 M
8South Korea$2.77 M
9United Arab Emirates$2.06 M
10Philippines$1.72 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $84.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $40,071,038
2Port of Long Beach $10,179,237
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $5,851,420
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $5,222,437
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,551,720
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $3,085,466
7Port of Los Angeles $2,844,119
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,369,221
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,345,342
10Port Laredo $1,182,439

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved increased 7.59 percent through March to $84.32 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved increased 7.59 percent from $78.37 million to $84.32 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 460 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 474 for the last full year with a total value of $316.19 million, a $4.94 million, 1.54 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Turkey and No. 5 Costa Rica. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $21,386,902
2Mexico $10,643,439
3Japan $8,868,063
4Turkey $5,414,307
5Costa Rica $3,840,461
6Italy $3,797,957
7Libya $2,929,133
8South Korea $2,766,046
9United Arab Emirates $2,061,464
10Philippines $1,723,988

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $52,041,717
2Los Angeles $15,159,466
3Detroit $10,245,532
4Phoenix/Nogales $5,693,573
5Buffalo $4,776,114
6El Paso $4,618,647
7Seattle $4,464,528
8Laredo $3,228,726
9Great Falls, Mont. $1,796,683
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,553,201

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 6.91 percent compared to last year to $40.07 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 119.75 percent compared to last year to $10.18 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 43.4 percent compared to last year to $5.85 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 40.09 percent compared to last year to $5.22 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 20.58 percent compared to last year to $4.55 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 $1.63 million, 8.28 percent, (25.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.7 million, 13.79 percent, (12.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $310,995, 3.39 percent, (10.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Turkey increased $5.4 million, 29274 percent, (6.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $252,744, 7.04 percent, (4.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.48 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $50.15 million of the $84.32 million total.

All totaled, 78.13 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $65.88 million of the $84.32 million total