Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.

Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc., the No. 92 import by value totaled $411.85 million for the month of February, $822.68 million through February of 2020, and $3.58 billion for all of 2019, 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$699.04 M
2Canada$41.42 M
3Peru$39.24 M
4Honduras$10.02 M
5Spain$9.01 M
6Israel$3.83 M
7Dominican Republic$3.53 M
8South Korea$3.19 M
9Costa Rica$2.98 M
10Guatemala$2.24 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $822.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $363,457,604
2Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $87,451,258
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $80,966,859
4San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $47,207,077
5Port Laredo $42,093,276
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $37,592,663
7Miami Int’l Airport $24,154,950
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $23,929,105
9Port Miami $22,864,808
10Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $19,245,155

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 10.46 percent through February to $822.68 million

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 10.46 percent from $744.81 million to $822.68 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 92 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 100 for the last full year with a total value of $3.58 billion, a $439.68 million, 13.99 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February 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 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Guatemala. 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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $699,041,036
2Canada $41,424,666
3Peru $39,242,636
4Honduras $10,019,125
5Spain $9,012,433
6Israel $3,830,318
7Dominican Republic $3,528,298
8South Korea $3,191,766
9Costa Rica $2,976,808
10Guatemala $2,242,531

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $135,536,367
2Laredo $60,730,664
3Miami $42,198,102
4San Diego $29,586,917
5Detroit $18,592,148
6Seattle $13,783,708
7New York City $10,922,482
8Jacksonville/Tampa $8,806,140
9Los Angeles $3,757,859
10El Paso $2,771,141

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 20 percent compared to last year to $363.46 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 14.81 percent compared to last year to $87.45 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 9.5 percent compared to last year to $80.97 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 2.06 percent compared to last year to $47.21 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 35.79 percent compared to last year to $42.09 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 $57.79 million, 9.01 percent, (84.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $5.16 million, 14.23 percent, (5.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $12.57 million, 47.1 percent, (4.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Honduras increased $1.75 million, 21.14 percent, (1.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $4.79 million, 113.64 percent, (1.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 97.09 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $798.74 million of the $822.68 million total.

All totaled, 75.51 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $621.18 million of the $822.68 million total