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

Imports: Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc.

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 117 import by value totaled $325.86 million for the month of March, $897.4 million through March of 2019, and $3.69 billion 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$636.63 M
2Costa Rica$125.47 M
3Peru$54.62 M
4Dominican Republic$13.68 M
5Turkey$8.62 M
6Chile$7.65 M
7Tunisia$6.68 M
8Honduras$6.44 M
9Thailand$6.26 M
10Guatemala$6.14 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $897.4 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $334,776,721
2Port Laredo $257,545,980
3Port of Philadelphia $48,446,600
4Port Hueneme, Calif. $29,105,363
5Port of Wilmington, Dela. $28,067,130
6Port of Los Angeles $27,529,397
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $22,863,668
8Port of Newark $21,038,132
9Port Everglades, Fla. $15,645,813
10Port Manatee, Fla. $15,013,351

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 2.23 percent through March to $897.4 million

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 2.23 percent from $917.9 million to $897.4 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 117 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 118 for the last full year with a total value of $3.69 billion, a $269.47 million, 6.80 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port Hueneme, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Turkey. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port Hueneme, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $636,633,815
2Costa Rica $125,470,325
3Peru $54,620,083
4Dominican Republic $13,680,038
5Turkey $8,619,993
6Chile $7,645,528
7Tunisia $6,681,053
8Honduras $6,444,803
9Thailand $6,255,023
10Guatemala $6,139,969

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $689,584,097
2Philadelphia $131,037,800
3Los Angeles $84,566,589
4Miami $44,039,590
5San Diego $31,767,328
6Phoenix/Nogales $26,781,456
7Houston $25,574,180
8Jacksonville/Tampa $24,786,690
9New York City $23,240,807
10San Francisco $14,106,543

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 0.83 percent compared to last year to $334.78 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 2.1 percent compared to last year to $257.55 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 0.13 percent compared to last year to $48.45 million.
  • Port Hueneme, Calif. fell 2.68 percent compared to last year to $29.11 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 3.33 percent compared to last year to $28.07 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 $13.06 million, 2.01 percent, (70.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Costa Rica decreased $6.72 million, 5.08 percent, (13.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $619,005, 1.15 percent, (6.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic decreased $1.07 million, 7.26 percent, (1.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $4.79 million, 35.7 percent, (0.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.5 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $839.02 million of the $897.4 million total.

All totaled, 77.77 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $697.94 million of the $897.4 million total