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

Imports: Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 459 import by value totaled $46.63 million for the month of December, $588.21 million through December of 2018, and $636.71 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$335.33 M
2China$106.42 M
3Peru$53.34 M
4Canada$45.78 M
5Spain$22.37 M
6Argentina$8.9 M
7The Netherlands$5.31 M
8France$2.57 M
9Chile$1.21 M
10Colombia$1.15 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $588.21 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $245,195,872
2Port of Newark $65,301,815
3Port of Los Angeles $44,960,031
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $37,817,949
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $24,306,340
6San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $18,702,894
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $18,615,954
8Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $17,295,579
9Port Miami $13,526,456
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $11,965,670

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 7.62 percent through December to $588.21 million

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled decreased 7.62 percent from $636.71 million to $588.21 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 459 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 430 for the last full year with a total value of $636.71 million, a $22.79 million, 3.45 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $335,325,279
2China $106,419,125
3Peru $53,341,913
4Canada $45,783,236
5Spain $22,373,482
6Argentina $8,903,323
7The Netherlands $5,314,787
8France $2,569,926
9Chile $1,213,845
10Colombia $1,148,521

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $64,998,537
2New York City $17,723,239
3Los Angeles $17,145,527
4Atlanta/Savannah $16,315,437
5Phoenix/Nogales $11,582,611
6Laredo $7,940,887
7Miami $7,719,898
8Philadelphia $4,484,772
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,289,229
10Buffalo $2,094,768

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 5.68 percent compared to last year to $245.2 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 16.95 percent compared to last year to $65.3 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.97 percent compared to last year to $44.96 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 12.36 percent compared to last year to $37.82 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 12.46 percent compared to last year to $24.31 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 $2.88 million, 0.87 percent, (57.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $21.03 million, 16.5 percent, (18.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $2.74 million, 4.89 percent, (9.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $3.55 million, 8.4 percent, (7.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain decreased $17.51 million, 43.91 percent, (3.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.76 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $563.24 million of the $588.21 million total.

All totaled, 70.99 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $417.58 million of the $588.21 million total