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

Imports: Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.

Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc., the No. 118 import by value totaled $222.15 million for the month of July, $2.25 billion through July 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$1.68 B
2Canada$323.4 M
3Peru$101.27 M
4The Netherlands$31.83 M
5Honduras$26.26 M
6Costa Rica$12.66 M
7Dominican Republic$12.12 M
8Guatemala$11.85 M
9South Korea$7.91 M
10Spain$7.74 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.25 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $739,481,749
2Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $240,251,724
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $229,534,327
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $210,289,632
5San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $123,720,825
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $102,070,567
7Port Laredo $97,009,305
8Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $74,200,240
9Miami International Airport $63,529,508
10Port Miami $57,563,796

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 16.90 percent through July to $2.25 billion

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 16.90 percent from $1.93 billion to $2.25 billion through the first seven 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 118 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 133 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 July 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 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz..

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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,683,759,752
2Canada $323,401,353
3Peru $101,272,048
4The Netherlands $31,832,205
5Honduras $26,258,604
6Costa Rica $12,655,658
7Dominican Republic $12,116,622
8Guatemala $11,845,807
9South Korea $7,912,096
10Spain $7,735,095

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 9.64 percent compared to last year to $739.48 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 20.16 percent compared to last year to $240.25 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 19.54 percent compared to last year to $229.53 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 22.16 percent compared to last year to $210.29 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 50.53 percent compared to last year to $123.72 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 $249.49 million, 17.39 percent, (74.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $55.89 million, 20.89 percent, (14.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $8.1 million, 8.69 percent, (4.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $806,547, 2.47 percent, (1.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras decreased $78,187, 0.3 percent, (1.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.19 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.17 billion of the $2.25 billion total.

All totaled, 68.52 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.54 billion of the $2.25 billion total