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

Imports: Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled

Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, the No. 614 import by value totaled $35.41 million for the month of December, $292.95 million through December of 2018, and $298.66 million 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
1Mexico$241.05 M
2Canada$45.19 M
3Belgium$3.59 M
4Guatemala$1.55 M
5The Netherlands$999,267
6Peru$281,137
7Italy$251,303
8Spain$26,787
9China$9,540
10South Korea$2,080
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U.S. imports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled decreased 1.91 percent through December to $292.95 million

U.S. imports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled decreased 1.91 percent from $298.66 million to $292.95 million 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 614 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 583 for the last full year with a total value of $298.66 million, a $31.8 million, 11.92 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $241,051,357
2Canada $45,192,469
3Belgium $3,586,132
4Guatemala $1,554,826
5The Netherlands $999,267
6Peru $281,137
7Italy $251,303
8Spain $26,787
9China $9,540
10South Korea $2,080

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $55,314,241
2San Diego $14,941,591
3Phoenix/Nogales $9,033,236
4Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,698,174
5Buffalo $1,574,421
6New York City $1,033,307
7Seattle $552,573
8Miami $437,866
9Detroit $298,343
10Philadelphia $158,477

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 1.59 percent compared to last year to $188.27 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 9.41 percent compared to last year to $31.2 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 29.73 percent compared to last year to $22.22 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 31.88 percent compared to last year to $14.66 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 4 percent compared to last year to $11.17 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 decreased $9.07 million, 3.63 percent, (82.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $2.28 million, 5.32 percent, (15.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $498,615, 16.15 percent, (1.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $134,659, 9.48 percent, (0.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $584,775, 141.08 percent, (0.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.81 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $292.38 million of the $292.95 million total.

All totaled, 91.32 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $267.52 million of the $292.95 million total