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

Imports: Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.

Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc., the No. 144 import by value totaled $239.63 million for the month of October, $2.56 billion through October of 2018, and $2.98 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$1.74 B
2Canada$469.98 M
3Peru$173.9 M
4The Netherlands$49.98 M
5Honduras$33.95 M
6Costa Rica$17.38 M
7Guatemala$13.87 M
8Dominican Republic$12.23 M
9South Korea$9.62 M
10China$9.16 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.56 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $729,052,703
2Pharr International Bridge in Texas $268,623,047
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $263,812,426
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $235,314,526
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $130,162,595
6Miami International Airport $115,257,181
7Port Laredo $113,006,505
8Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $96,836,634
9San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $90,232,859
10Port Miami $77,894,407

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 4.78 percent through October to $2.56 billion

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 4.78 percent from $2.45 billion to $2.56 billion through the first 10 months of 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 144 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 136 for the last full year with a total value of $2.98 billion, a $49.27 million, 1.62 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Honduras. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,737,964,265
2Canada $469,981,922
3Peru $173,898,088
4The Netherlands $49,979,013
5Honduras $33,952,499
6Costa Rica $17,382,404
7Guatemala $13,874,789
8Dominican Republic $12,225,579
9South Korea $9,617,800
10China $9,164,070

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $347,113,226
2San Diego $113,176,933
3Laredo $97,641,599
4Miami $46,978,318
5Detroit $31,001,696
6Seattle $19,509,741
7New York City $7,824,791
8Los Angeles $4,466,219
9Buffalo $3,451,599
10El Paso $2,724,942

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 9.84 percent compared to last year to $729.05 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 14.89 percent compared to last year to $268.62 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 14.68 percent compared to last year to $263.81 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 16.69 percent compared to last year to $235.31 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 3.11 percent compared to last year to $130.16 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 $90.37 million, 5.49 percent, (67.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $45.43 million, 10.7 percent, (18.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $25.02 million, 12.58 percent, (6.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $6.58 million, 11.63 percent, (1.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras increased $7.01 million, 26 percent, (1.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.23 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.47 billion of the $2.56 billion total.

All totaled, 63.49 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.63 billion of the $2.56 billion total