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

Imports: Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved

Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved, the No. 143 import by value totaled $283.1 million for the month of December, $3.12 billion through December of 2018, and $2.88 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
1China$652.97 M
2Mexico$591.72 M
3Thailand$390.7 M
4Canada$378.08 M
5Philippines$130.97 M
6Vietnam$107.73 M
7South Korea$106.81 M
8Ecuador$85.69 M
9Indonesia$55.32 M
10Peru$47.82 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.12 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $534,566,762
2Port of Los Angeles $512,266,798
3Port Laredo $280,216,167
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $172,212,790
5Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $144,066,303
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $137,553,514
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $123,837,504
8Port of Long Beach $111,723,907
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $90,000,238
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $89,637,820

U.S. imports of Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved increased 8.54 percent through December to $3.12 billion

U.S. imports of Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved increased 8.54 percent from $2.88 billion to $3.12 billion in 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 143 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 139 for the last full year with a total value of $2.88 billion, a $176.6 million, 6.54 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $652,973,064
2Mexico $591,724,792
3Thailand $390,696,422
4Canada $378,075,925
5Philippines $130,970,180
6Vietnam $107,731,815
7South Korea $106,807,339
8Ecuador $85,694,920
9Indonesia $55,317,412
10Peru $47,815,265

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $148,231,530
2Laredo $146,129,315
3Los Angeles $142,438,690
4San Francisco $45,168,221
5Seattle $41,370,663
6Atlanta/Savannah $37,187,015
7Detroit $34,739,779
8Chicago $25,832,473
9Baltimore $22,880,547
10Houston $22,051,562

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 5.7 percent compared to last year to $534.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4 percent compared to last year to $512.27 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 16.48 percent compared to last year to $280.22 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 2.32 percent compared to last year to $172.21 million.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.7 percent compared to last year to $144.07 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 China increased $106.49 million, 19.49 percent, (20.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $61.37 million, 11.57 percent, (18.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $28.08 million, 6.7 percent, (12.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $15.96 million, 4.41 percent, (12.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines decreased $26.58 million, 16.87 percent, (4.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.63 percent of all these Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.14 billion of the $3.12 billion total.

All totaled, 52.59 percent of all these Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.64 billion of the $3.12 billion total