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

Imports: Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus

Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus, the No. 280 import by value totaled $52.96 million for the month of December, $1.3 billion through December of 2018, and $1.08 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
1Mexico$543.06 M
2Chile$396.11 M
3Peru$99.06 M
4Morocco$80.25 M
5South Africa$65.52 M
6Uruguay$31.73 M
7Australia$22.44 M
8Spain$19.83 M
9Israel$15.24 M
10Argentina$10.8 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $376,037,313
2Port of Philadelphia $369,236,484
3Port of Long Beach $107,139,389
4Port of Newark $72,736,529
5Port of Los Angeles $65,726,707
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $63,651,243
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $54,295,663
8Port of Wilmington, Dela. $43,908,738
9Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $31,846,487
10Port Everglades, Fla. $26,193,517

U.S. imports of Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus increased 20.92 percent through December to $1.3 billion

U.S. imports of Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus increased 20.92 percent from $1.08 billion to $1.3 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 280 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 302 for the last full year with a total value of $1.08 billion, a $140.89 million, 15.02 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Morocco and No. 5 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Morocco and No. 5 South Africa. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $543,058,537
2Chile $396,109,806
3Peru $99,060,311
4Morocco $80,246,334
5South Africa $65,518,669
6Uruguay $31,730,309
7Australia $22,435,140
8Spain $19,827,540
9Israel $15,236,391
10Argentina $10,801,411

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $84,877,336
2Philadelphia $57,032,036
3Phoenix/Nogales $18,158,764
4San Diego $15,313,310
5New York City $8,292,800
6Boston $4,297,964
7Jacksonville/Tampa $2,615,428
8Miami $1,968,400
9San Juan $1,058,954
10Los Angeles $320,712

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 11.2 percent compared to last year to $376.04 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 18.81 percent compared to last year to $369.24 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.39 percent compared to last year to $107.14 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.82 percent compared to last year to $72.74 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 49.42 percent compared to last year to $65.73 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 $66.48 million, 13.95 percent, (41.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile increased $107.32 million, 37.16 percent, (30.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $18.93 million, 23.62 percent, (7.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Morocco increased $8.44 million, 11.75 percent, (6.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Africa increased $7.13 million, 12.21 percent, (5.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.76 percent of all these Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.18 billion of the $1.3 billion total.

All totaled, 75.95 percent of all these Oranges, grapefruit, other citrus imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $990.88 million of the $1.3 billion total