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

Imports: Tomatoes, fresh or chilled

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, the No. 152 import by value totaled $224.37 million for the month of March, $704.23 million through March of 2019, and $2.38 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$684.78 M
2Canada$10.12 M
3Guatemala$5.52 M
4Dominican Republic$3.68 M
5New Zealand$102,103
6Ecuador$29,203
7Colombia$0
8Barbados$0
9Turks and Caicos Islands$0
10Japan$0
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $704.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $277,672,132
2Port Laredo $171,669,258
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $162,897,722
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $44,637,511
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $30,232,319
6Port Miami $4,401,854
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,231,691
8Port Everglades, Fla. $1,953,728
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,677,939
10Port of New York $1,571,892

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled decreased 1.03 percent through March to $704.23 million

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled decreased 1.03 percent from $711.57 million to $704.23 million 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 152 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 145 for the last full year with a total value of $2.38 billion, a $204.82 million, 9.41 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Guatemala, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. 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 Guatemala, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $684,777,407
2Canada $10,119,667
3Guatemala $5,515,249
4Dominican Republic $3,684,530
5New Zealand $102,103
6Ecuador $29,203

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $430,620,058
2Phoenix/Nogales $269,810,908
3San Diego $101,522,987
4Detroit $72,333,004
5Buffalo $9,496,069
6Miami $7,359,758
7Seattle $4,147,403
8New York City $2,571,382
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,128,451
10San Juan $1,034,507

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. fell 1.19 percent compared to last year to $277.67 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.32 percent compared to last year to $171.67 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 2.12 percent compared to last year to $162.9 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.08 percent compared to last year to $44.64 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 26.19 percent compared to last year to $30.23 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 decreased $7.63 million, 1.1 percent, (97.24 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $15,742, 0.16 percent, (1.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $268,727, 5.12 percent, (0.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $15,884, 0.43 percent, (0.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand decreased $21,074, 17.11 percent, (0.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $704.2 million of the $704.23 million total.

All totaled, 97.57 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $687.11 million of the $704.23 million total