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

Imports: Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled

Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, the No. 530 import by value totaled $38.4 million for the month of March, $97.62 million through March of 2019, and $292.95 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$91.66 M
2Canada$4.25 M
3Belgium$809,563
4Guatemala$511,321
5The Netherlands$201,088
6Italy$136,305
7Spain$18,026
8Peru$13,470
9South Korea$9,646
10Dominican Republic$2,172
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U.S. imports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled increased 23.16 percent through March to $97.62 million

U.S. imports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled increased 23.16 percent from $79.26 million to $97.62 million through the first three 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 530 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 584 for the last full year with a total value of $292.95 million, a $5.71 million, 1.91 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 3 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Guatemala and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $91,664,832
2Canada $4,251,874
3Belgium $809,563
4Guatemala $511,321
5The Netherlands $201,088
6Italy $136,305
7Spain $18,026
8Peru $13,470
9South Korea $9,646
10Dominican Republic $2,172

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $74,533,816
2San Diego $17,312,635
3Phoenix/Nogales $9,874,772
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,256,639
5Buffalo $2,130,827
6New York City $1,460,665
7Seattle $636,023
8Miami $636,017
9Detroit $420,848
10St. Albans, Vt. $221,795

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 13.13 percent compared to last year to $54.32 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 121.97 percent compared to last year to $14.31 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 0.3 percent compared to last year to $13.93 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 88.57 percent compared to last year to $6.18 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 21.3 percent compared to last year to $1.89 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 $18.19 million, 24.76 percent, (93.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $198,751, 4.47 percent, (4.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $1,949, 0.24 percent, (0.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $296,797, 138.35 percent, (0.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $81,716, 68.45 percent, (0.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.82 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $97.44 million of the $97.62 million total.

All totaled, 92.84 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $90.63 million of the $97.62 million total