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

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

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 459 import by value totaled $50.3 million for the month of October, $491.04 million through October of 2018, and $636.71 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$284.32 M
2China$93.09 M
3Canada$38.11 M
4Peru$35.68 M
5Spain$17.65 M
6Argentina$8.66 M
7The Netherlands$4.55 M
8France$1.94 M
9Chile$1.19 M
10Colombia$980,626
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $491.04 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $204,168,006
2Port of Newark $55,575,812
3Port of Los Angeles $39,209,327
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $26,239,650
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $20,810,265
6Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $17,291,421
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $16,772,089
8San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $12,735,626
9Port Miami $10,939,754
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $10,912,771

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 6.51 percent through October to $491.04 million

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 6.51 percent from $525.22 million to $491.04 million through the first 10 months of 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 459 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 429 for the last full year with a total value of $636.71 million, a $22.79 million, 3.45 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Spain. 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $284,324,642
2China $93,092,447
3Canada $38,109,843
4Peru $35,683,307
5Spain $17,650,668
6Argentina $8,655,515
7The Netherlands $4,551,981
8France $1,935,383
9Chile $1,186,653
10Colombia $980,626

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $45,941,502
2Los Angeles $13,218,855
3New York City $13,170,411
4Atlanta/Savannah $11,497,933
5Phoenix/Nogales $7,744,899
6Laredo $6,543,922
7Miami $5,634,540
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,762,915
9Philadelphia $2,377,911
10San Juan $1,393,874

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 7.48 percent compared to last year to $204.17 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 13.85 percent compared to last year to $55.58 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.7 percent compared to last year to $39.21 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 27.29 percent compared to last year to $26.24 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 14.23 percent compared to last year to $20.81 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 increased $1.23 million, 0.44 percent, (57.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $12.3 million, 11.67 percent, (18.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $3.99 million, 11.68 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Peru decreased $402,268, 1.11 percent, (7.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $14.14 million, 44.48 percent, (3.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.48 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $468.86 million of the $491.04 million total.

All totaled, 70.46 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $346 million of the $491.04 million total