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

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

Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc., the No. 106 import by value totaled $410.47 million for the month of July, $2.52 billion through July 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$1.77 B
2Costa Rica$316.55 M
3Peru$238.49 M
4Dominican Republic$30.14 M
5Turkey$21.51 M
6Honduras$21.33 M
7Thailand$17.31 M
8Tunisia$15.86 M
9Guatemala$14.29 M
10Philippines$11.67 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $953,624,344
2Port Laredo $609,376,635
3Port of Philadelphia $163,689,561
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $131,056,752
5Port Hueneme, Calif. $81,973,813
6Port of Wilmington, Dela. $71,238,018
7Port of Los Angeles $68,905,163
8Port of Chester, Penn. $66,874,172
9Port of Newark $43,163,840
10Port Manatee, Fla. $38,897,086

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 12.23 percent through July to $2.52 billion

U.S. imports of Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. increased 12.23 percent from $2.24 billion to $2.52 billion through the first seven 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 106 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 113 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 July 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 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 Turkey and No. 5 Dominican Republic. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,767,087,804
2Costa Rica $316,549,094
3Peru $238,485,440
4Dominican Republic $30,143,329
5Turkey $21,513,423
6Honduras $21,325,690
7Thailand $17,307,925
8Tunisia $15,862,339
9Guatemala $14,285,127
10Philippines $11,666,209

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 20.74 percent compared to last year to $953.62 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.5 percent compared to last year to $609.38 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 16.82 percent compared to last year to $163.69 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 4.12 percent compared to last year to $131.06 million.
  • Port Hueneme, Calif. rose 11.28 percent compared to last year to $81.97 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 $220.6 million, 14.26 percent, (70.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Costa Rica decreased $27.01 million, 7.86 percent, (12.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $97.05 million, 68.62 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $4.93 million, 19.54 percent, (1.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Turkey decreased $5.58 million, 20.58 percent, (0.85 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.22 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.37 billion of the $2.52 billion total.

All totaled, 76.99 percent of all these Avocados, dates, figs, pineapples, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.94 billion of the $2.52 billion total