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

Imports: Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc.

Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc., the No. 141 import by value totaled $314.59 million for the month of December, $3.14 billion through December 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$2.14 B
2Canada$530.76 M
3Peru$242.04 M
4The Netherlands$51.57 M
5Honduras$42.25 M
6Costa Rica$21.45 M
7Guatemala$16.83 M
8Dominican Republic$15.42 M
9Israel$12.7 M
10Italy$12.26 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.14 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $925,117,186
2Pharr International Bridge in Texas $325,396,458
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $309,010,975
4Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $275,612,720
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $159,440,365
6Port Laredo $142,553,770
7Miami International Airport $139,415,275
8Sumas, Border Crossing, Wash. $115,897,111
9Port Miami $113,872,317
10San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $93,469,052

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 5.33 percent through December to $3.14 billion

U.S. imports of Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. increased 5.33 percent from $2.98 billion to $3.14 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 141 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 134 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,141,554,735
2Canada $530,763,756
3Peru $242,040,659
4The Netherlands $51,572,525
5Honduras $42,251,808
6Costa Rica $21,450,436
7Guatemala $16,833,301
8Dominican Republic $15,422,770
9Israel $12,704,141
10Italy $12,261,377

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Phoenix/Nogales $472,621,800
2Laredo $151,132,121
3San Diego $146,685,326
4Miami $90,695,524
5Detroit $50,904,020
6Seattle $32,112,820
7New York City $18,854,434
8Los Angeles $7,241,464
9El Paso $5,750,249
10Buffalo $5,230,238

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 7.93 percent compared to last year to $925.12 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 12.13 percent compared to last year to $325.4 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 17.91 percent compared to last year to $309.01 million.
  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 12.78 percent compared to last year to $275.61 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 4.31 percent compared to last year to $159.44 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 $112.03 million, 5.52 percent, (68.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $60.58 million, 12.89 percent, (16.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru decreased $21.34 million, 8.1 percent, (7.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $6.54 million, 11.25 percent, (1.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Honduras increased $9.43 million, 28.74 percent, (1.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.69 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.01 billion of the $3.14 billion total.

All totaled, 63.45 percent of all these Peppers, asparagus, squash, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.99 billion of the $3.14 billion total