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

Imports: Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled

Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled, the No. 544 import by value totaled $38.31 million for the month of July, $220.49 million through July 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$189.64 M
2Canada$27.33 M
3Belgium$1.79 M
4Guatemala$1.09 M
5The Netherlands$319,084
6Italy$155,805
7Peru$78,198
8Israel$34,427
9South Korea$27,966
10Spain$18,026
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U.S. imports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled increased 33.58 percent through July to $220.49 million

U.S. imports of Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled increased 33.58 percent from $165.06 million to $220.49 million 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 544 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 616 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 July 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

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 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $189,640,081
2Canada $27,326,039
3Belgium $1,788,565
4Guatemala $1,092,867
5The Netherlands $319,084
6Italy $155,805
7Peru $78,198
8Israel $34,427
9South Korea $27,966
10Spain $18,026

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 14.7 percent compared to last year to $123.99 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 316.78 percent compared to last year to $30.14 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 29.08 percent compared to last year to $18.35 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 9.61 percent compared to last year to $16.14 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 99.56 percent compared to last year to $13.37 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 $50.25 million, 36.05 percent, (86.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $4.97 million, 22.24 percent, (12.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium decreased $71,262, 3.83 percent, (0.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $301,017, 38.01 percent, (0.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $7,161, 2.19 percent, (0.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.86 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $220.17 million of the $220.49 million total.

All totaled, 91.61 percent of all these Lettuce and chicory, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $201.98 million of the $220.49 million total