Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Tomatoes, prepared or preserved

Tomatoes, prepared or preserved, the No. 493 export by value totaled $22.58 million for the month of February, $43.79 million through February of 2020, and $303.9 million for all of 2019, 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$10.86 M
2Mexico$7.85 M
3Japan$5.4 M
4United Arab Emirates$1.93 M
5Turkey$1.76 M
6South Korea$1.59 M
7Italy$1.52 M
8Guatemala$1.08 M
9Israel$1.07 M
10Malaysia$1 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $21,068,288
2Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $3,624,434
3Port of Long Beach $2,521,431
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,028,549
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,879,109
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $1,699,606
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,626,093
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,535,582
9Port of Los Angeles $1,336,807
10Port Laredo $1,109,593

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved decreased 17.47 percent through February to $43.79 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved decreased 17.47 percent from $53.06 million to $43.79 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 493 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 460 for the last full year with a total value of $303.9 million, a $12.29 million, 3.89 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,856,556
2Mexico $7,851,838
3Japan $5,403,242
4United Arab Emirates $1,934,652
5Turkey $1,758,987
6South Korea $1,589,736
7Italy $1,515,000
8Guatemala $1,075,469
9Israel $1,065,392
10Malaysia $1,003,528

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN FRANCISCO, CA $21,385,594
2LOS ANGELES, CA $6,921,428
3DETROIT, MI $4,461,776
4NOGALES, AZ $3,122,410
5BUFFALO, NY $1,957,376
6SEATTLE, WA $1,656,658
7EL PASO, TX $1,589,532
8GREAT FALLS, MT $1,276,632
9LAREDO, TX $828,152
10MIAMI, FL $730,602

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 10.7 percent compared to last year to $21.07 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 3.59 percent compared to last year to $3.62 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 63.8 percent compared to last year to $2.52 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 44.01 percent compared to last year to $2.03 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 40.79 percent compared to last year to $1.88 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 $2.31 million, 17.54 percent, (24.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $652,076, 9.06 percent, (17.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $245,754, 4.35 percent, (12.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $994,671, 105.82 percent, (4.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Turkey decreased $2.06 million, 53.89 percent, (4.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.5 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $27.81 million of the $43.79 million total.

All totaled, 71.08 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $31.12 million of the $43.79 million total