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

Exports: Tomatoes, prepared or preserved

Tomatoes, prepared or preserved, the No. 488 export by value totaled $29.46 million for the month of December, $316.19 million through December 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$76.59 M
2Mexico$40.95 M
3Italy$35.49 M
4Japan$31.87 M
5Costa Rica$14.48 M
6South Korea$13.96 M
7Australia$10.11 M
8China$7.76 M
9Philippines$6.19 M
10Colombia$5.73 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $316.19 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $154,785,909
2Port of Long Beach $23,050,211
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $22,178,897
4Port of Los Angeles $18,386,231
5Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $14,604,752
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $14,174,160
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $14,108,886
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $11,665,892
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $10,996,555
10Port Laredo $6,500,266

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved decreased 1.54 percent through December to $316.19 million

U.S. exports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved decreased 1.54 percent from $321.13 million to $316.19 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 488 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 467 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 December 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 of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $76,586,171
2Mexico $40,951,256
3Italy $35,486,326
4Japan $31,867,520
5Costa Rica $14,480,365
6South Korea $13,964,284
7Australia $10,110,433
8China $7,760,645
9Philippines $6,186,630
10Colombia $5,730,869

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN FRANCISCO, CA $77,429,590
2LOS ANGELES, CA $21,990,146
3DETROIT, MI $15,026,620
4NOGALES, AZ $8,139,596
5BUFFALO, NY $8,066,544
6EL PASO, TX $7,008,790
7SEATTLE, WA $6,344,024
8LAREDO, TX $5,844,542
9GREAT FALLS, MT $2,750,222
10OGDENSBURG, NY $2,080,824

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 6.74 percent compared to last year to $154.79 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 149.96 percent compared to last year to $23.05 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 1.35 percent compared to last year to $22.18 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.66 percent compared to last year to $18.39 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 23.1 percent compared to last year to $14.6 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 $3.98 million, 5.49 percent, (24.22 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.37 million, 15.25 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $2.25 million, 5.97 percent, (11.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $40,348, 0.13 percent, (10.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Costa Rica increased $1.56 million, 12.11 percent, (4.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.05 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $199.37 million of the $316.19 million total.

All totaled, 73.69 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $233.01 million of the $316.19 million total