Current data is through December 2019.

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 113 import by value totaled $297.23 million for the month of December, $4.08 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$2.85 B
2Costa Rica$526.47 M
3Peru$291.03 M
4Brazil$45.04 M
5Ecuador$44.63 M
6Chile$42.72 M
7Dominican Republic$40.59 M
8Turkey$34.02 M
9Honduras$32.06 M
10Thailand$30.56 M
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U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 10.47 percent through December 2019 to $4.08 billion

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 10.47 percent from $3.69 billion to $4.08 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 113 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 116 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Ecuador. 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, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Ecuador. 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..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 17.03 percent to $1.49 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.3 percent to $1.04 billion.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 4.31 percent to $299.12 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 3.5 percent to $199.18 million.
  • Port Hueneme, Calif. rose 4.05 percent to $141.61 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 $389.47 million, 15.81 percent, (69.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Costa Rica decreased $11.51 million, 2.14 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $52.46 million, 21.99 percent, (7.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $11.7 million, 35.11 percent, (1.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ecuador decreased $6.61 million, 12.91 percent, (1.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.22 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $3.76 billion of the $4.08 billion total.

All totaled, 77.7 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $3.17 billion of the $4.08 billion total.