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

Exports: Tomatoes, fresh or chilled

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, the No. 471 export by value totaled $15.96 million for the month of July, $187.16 million through July of 2019, and $325.05 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$182.89 M
2Mexico$1.65 M
3South Korea$532,208
4Cayman Islands$378,750
5Japan$353,672
6Bahamas$260,066
7Trinidad and Tobago$252,014
8Turks and Caicos Islands$232,417
9Aruba$126,508
10Bermuda$96,991
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U.S. exports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled decreased 6.42 percent through July to $187.16 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled decreased 6.42 percent from $199.99 million to $187.16 million through the first seven 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 471 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 464 for the last full year with a total value of $325.05 million, a $8.64 million, 2.59 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Cayman Islands 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Japan 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $182,889,869
2Mexico $1,649,131
3South Korea $532,208
4Cayman Islands $378,750
5Japan $353,672
6Bahamas $260,066
7Trinidad and Tobago $252,014
8Turks and Caicos Islands $232,417
9Aruba $126,508
10Bermuda $96,991

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $99,334,775
2Seattle $23,093,614
3Great Falls, Mont. $14,701,939
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,235,385
5Buffalo $5,454,850
6Low Value Shipments $5,240,405
7Pembina, N.D. $4,276,842
8Miami $1,584,049
9Phoenix/Nogales $590,757
10Los Angeles $548,324

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.63 percent compared to last year to $95.38 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 8.93 percent compared to last year to $25.6 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 2.43 percent compared to last year to $18.24 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 18.93 percent compared to last year to $11.78 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 4.72 percent compared to last year to $9.03 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 $12.14 million, 6.23 percent, (97.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.01 million, 37.92 percent, (0.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $469,408, 747.46 percent, (0.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Cayman Islands increased $154,025, 68.54 percent, (0.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $63,973, 22.08 percent, (0.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.28 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $185.8 million of the $187.16 million total.

All totaled, 85.51 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $160.04 million of the $187.16 million total