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

Imports: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc.

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc., the No. 77 import by value totaled $446.22 million for the month of March, $1.5 billion through March of 2019, and $3.19 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$1.13 B
2Chile$236.96 M
3Peru$87.85 M
4Italy$16.89 M
5Ecuador$5.76 M
6Vietnam$5.62 M
7Greece$4.02 M
8Canada$2.68 M
9Thailand$2.21 M
10New Zealand$1.02 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.5 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $468,809,549
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $316,149,451
3Port Laredo $287,287,470
4Port of Philadelphia $105,714,649
5Port Everglades, Fla. $72,581,322
6Port of Los Angeles $54,829,501
7Port of Long Beach $37,853,308
8Port of Chester, Penn. $37,022,301
9San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $28,534,464
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $22,852,511

U.S. imports of Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. increased 21.04 percent through March to $1.5 billion

U.S. imports of Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. increased 21.04 percent from $1.24 billion to $1.5 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 77 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 95 for the last full year with a total value of $3.19 billion, a $413.69 million, 14.89 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Ecuador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Philadelphia and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,128,478,371
2Chile $236,959,517
3Peru $87,846,414
4Italy $16,894,822
5Ecuador $5,761,229
6Vietnam $5,621,556
7Greece $4,020,022
8Canada $2,677,875
9Thailand $2,210,307
10New Zealand $1,021,054

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $808,650,765
2San Diego $234,349,094
3Philadelphia $225,375,045
4Los Angeles $147,251,189
5Miami $123,407,903
6Phoenix/Nogales $29,440,655
7New York City $15,165,240
8Atlanta/Savannah $12,370,766
9Seattle $8,979,901
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,261,693

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 5.59 percent compared to last year to $468.81 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 34.84 percent compared to last year to $316.15 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 153.45 percent compared to last year to $287.29 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia fell 6.16 percent compared to last year to $105.71 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 9.56 percent compared to last year to $72.58 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 $238.04 million, 26.73 percent, (75.47 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $28.54 million, 10.75 percent, (15.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Peru increased $45.84 million, 109.11 percent, (5.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $2.82 million, 20.02 percent, (1.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ecuador increased $2.49 million, 76.31 percent, (0.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 98.71 percent of all these Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.48 billion of the $1.5 billion total.

All totaled, 83.64 percent of all these Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.25 billion of the $1.5 billion total