Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Carrots, turnips, other edible roots

Carrots, turnips, other edible roots, the No. 739 import by value totaled $16.59 million for the month of December, $158.79 million through December of 2019, and $168.64 million 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
1Canada$69.9 M
2Mexico$67.47 M
3Guatemala$9.26 M
4Israel$6.69 M
5South Korea$2.11 M
6Costa Rica$818,675
7The Netherlands$703,289
8China$403,991
9Hungary$349,812
10Poland$317,372
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U.S. imports of Carrots, turnips, other edible roots decreased 5.84 percent through December 2019 to $158.79 million

U.S. imports of Carrots, turnips, other edible roots decreased 5.84 percent from $168.64 million to $158.79 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 739 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 735 for the last full year with a total value of $168.64 million, a $25.73 million, 18.01 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 1.48 percent to $27.31 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 6.8 percent to $27.23 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 7.54 percent to $18.92 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 10.62 percent to $17.21 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 35.85 percent to $16.09 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 Canada increased $1.46 million, 2.14 percent, (44.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $11.28 million, 14.33 percent, (42.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $1.03 million, 12.49 percent, (5.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $1.24 million, 15.65 percent, (4.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $747,288, 54.71 percent, (1.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.88 percent of all these Carrots, turnips, other edible roots imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $155.43 million of the $158.79 million total.

All totaled, 67.23 percent of all these Carrots, turnips, other edible roots imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $106.76 million of the $158.79 million total.