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

Exports: Tomatoes, fresh or chilled

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, the No. 478 export by value totaled $40.58 million for the month of December, $325.05 million through December 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$315.32 M
2Mexico$3.79 M
3Japan$1.49 M
4Bahamas$851,331
5Trinidad and Tobago$668,744
6Cayman Islands$607,896
7Dominican Republic$472,752
8Taiwan$342,539
9Turks and Caicos Islands$339,640
10South Korea$229,360
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U.S. exports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled decreased 2.59 percent through December to $325.05 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled decreased 2.59 percent from $333.68 million to $325.05 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 478 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 457 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $315,324,596
2Mexico $3,786,168
3Japan $1,487,358
4Bahamas $851,331
5Trinidad and Tobago $668,744
6Cayman Islands $607,896
7Dominican Republic $472,752
8Taiwan $342,539
9Turks and Caicos Islands $339,640
10South Korea $229,360

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $158,887,280
2SEATTLE, WA $37,054,538
3GREAT FALLS, MT $23,971,804
4LOW VALUE $8,777,888
5OGDENSBURG, NY $8,498,600
6BUFFALO, NY $7,520,122
7PEMBINA, ND $6,594,942
8MIAMI, FL $2,336,652
9NOGALES, AZ $1,181,514
10LOS ANGELES, CA $463,178

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. fell 5.84 percent compared to last year to $174.09 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 6 percent compared to last year to $45.53 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 16.18 percent compared to last year to $28.9 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 4.06 percent compared to last year to $17.12 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 4.76 percent compared to last year to $13.24 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 $6.67 million, 2.07 percent, (97.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.35 million, 38.28 percent, (1.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $929,281, 166.51 percent, (0.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas decreased $1.43 million, 62.76 percent, (0.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Trinidad and Tobago decreased $172,456, 20.5 percent, (0.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.1 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $322.12 million of the $325.05 million total.

All totaled, 85.8 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $278.88 million of the $325.05 million total