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

Imports: Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 435 import by value totaled $53.17 million for the month of March, $156.82 million through March of 2019, and $588.21 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$90.37 M
2China$24.3 M
3Peru$13.94 M
4Canada$10.83 M
5Spain$7.9 M
6Argentina$5.55 M
7The Netherlands$1.2 M
8France$948,642
9Chile$471,825
10Myanmar (Burma)$454,500
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $156.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $50,750,202
2San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $22,094,668
3Port of Newark $17,760,935
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,122,917
5Port of Los Angeles $8,593,475
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $5,578,060
7Port Miami $5,469,126
8Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $4,890,734
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $4,861,755
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,955,750

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 8.10 percent through March to $156.82 million

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 8.10 percent from $170.64 million to $156.82 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 435 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 416 for the last full year with a total value of $588.21 million, a $48.5 million, 7.62 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Argentina. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $90,370,989
2China $24,297,936
3Peru $13,944,807
4Canada $10,825,696
5Spain $7,904,554
6Argentina $5,553,994
7The Netherlands $1,202,975
8France $948,642
9Chile $471,825
10Myanmar (Burma) $454,500

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $87,750,477
2Atlanta/Savannah $23,076,232
3New York City $22,960,211
4Los Angeles $20,091,806
5Phoenix/Nogales $13,831,862
6Miami $9,440,810
7Laredo $9,303,594
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,269,161
9Philadelphia $6,010,195
10Buffalo $3,250,801

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:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 23.07 percent compared to last year to $50.75 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 124.72 percent compared to last year to $22.09 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 2.48 percent compared to last year to $17.76 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 6.56 percent compared to last year to $11.12 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 34.74 percent compared to last year to $8.59 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. imports from No. 1 Mexico decreased $7.01 million, 7.2 percent, (57.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $6.16 million, 20.23 percent, (15.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $1.98 million, 12.45 percent, (8.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $1.64 million, 17.83 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $3.32 million, 72.31 percent, (5.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.95 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $147.34 million of the $156.82 million total.

All totaled, 70.35 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $110.32 million of the $156.82 million total