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

Imports: Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.

Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc., the No. 97 import by value totaled $436.39 million for the month of March, $1.18 billion through March of 2019, and $3.14 billion 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$1.03 B
2Canada$60.46 M
3Peru$29.38 M
4Honduras$12.66 M
5Spain$7.36 M
6Israel$6.9 M
7Guatemala$6.65 M
8Dominican Republic$6.32 M
9Costa Rica$4.72 M
10South Korea$4 M
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U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 14.80 percent through March to $1.18 billion

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 14.80 percent from $1.03 billion to $1.18 billion through the first three 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 97 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 109 for the last full year with a total value of $3.14 billion, a $159.21 million, 5.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Spain. 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 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,027,836,580
2Canada $60,456,653
3Peru $29,384,553
4Honduras $12,657,005
5Spain $7,359,978
6Israel $6,900,878
7Guatemala $6,645,173
8Dominican Republic $6,324,362
9Costa Rica $4,719,863
10South Korea $3,999,925

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $546,413,902
2Laredo $200,106,630
3San Diego $182,847,025
4Miami $132,551,038
5Detroit $77,934,526
6Seattle $47,840,825
7New York City $25,436,473
8El Paso $11,480,700
9Los Angeles $9,912,530
10Buffalo $7,851,620

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 4.13 percent compared to last year to $475.94 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 25.41 percent compared to last year to $182.26 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 26.2 percent compared to last year to $109.82 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 29.78 percent compared to last year to $91.35 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.39 percent compared to last year to $56.85 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 $136.23 million, 15.28 percent, (87.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $9.32 million, 18.24 percent, (5.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $3.34 million, 10.21 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Honduras decreased $85,677, 0.67 percent, (1.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $3.78 million, 105.84 percent, (0.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.32 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.18 billion total.

All totaled, 77.57 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $916.23 million of the $1.18 billion total