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

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 116 import by value totaled $282.46 million for the month of October, $3.17 billion through October of 2018, and $3.96 billion 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$2.14 B
2Costa Rica$459.31 M
3Peru$235.13 M
4Chile$37.74 M
5Turkey$31.59 M
6Dominican Republic$31.39 M
7Tunisia$29.53 M
8Philippines$26.68 M
9Brazil$25.84 M
10Honduras$24.99 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.17 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,088,223,267
2Port Laredo $780,183,969
3Port of Philadelphia $243,957,082
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $185,205,853
5Port Hueneme, Calif. $115,128,904
6Port of Los Angeles $110,058,649
7Port of Wilmington, Dela. $99,695,575
8Port of Newark $57,589,856
9Port Manatee, Fla. $52,633,728
10Port Everglades, Fla. $47,570,118

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 6.17 percent through October to $3.17 billion

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. decreased 6.17 percent from $3.38 billion to $3.17 billion 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 116 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 108 for the last full year with a total value of $3.96 billion, a $804.47 million, 25.49 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Chile 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Philippines. 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 of Wilmington, Dela..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,138,902,552
2Costa Rica $459,306,711
3Peru $235,127,378
4Chile $37,740,876
5Turkey $31,585,966
6Dominican Republic $31,393,401
7Tunisia $29,529,990
8Philippines $26,683,490
9Brazil $25,839,695
10Honduras $24,994,773

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $383,592,059
2Philadelphia $60,382,998
3Los Angeles $42,322,791
4Miami $22,946,297
5Phoenix/Nogales $17,705,729
6New York City $13,300,483
7San Diego $12,229,253
8Jacksonville/Tampa $12,110,632
9Houston $11,923,096
10San Francisco $9,767,889

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 12.07 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.22 percent compared to last year to $780.18 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 0.24 percent compared to last year to $243.96 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 3.11 percent compared to last year to $185.21 million.
  • Port Hueneme, Calif. rose 39.21 percent compared to last year to $115.13 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 $222.91 million, 9.44 percent, (67.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Costa Rica increased $15.28 million, 3.44 percent, (14.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $16.42 million, 7.51 percent, (7.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile decreased $53.15 million, 58.48 percent, (1.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey increased $10.55 million, 50.16 percent, (1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.46 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.9 billion of the $3.17 billion total.

All totaled, 76.02 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.41 billion of the $3.17 billion total