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

Imports: Tomatoes, fresh or chilled

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, the No. 181 import by value totaled $182.34 million for the month of October, $1.97 billion through October of 2018, and $2.18 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$1.69 B
2Canada$262.69 M
3Dominican Republic$11.83 M
4Guatemala$11.61 M
5New Zealand$123,177
6Ecuador$49,557
7The Netherlands$3,563
8China$0
9Trinidad and Tobago$0
10Singapore$0
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.97 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $500,365,438
2Pharr International Bridge in Texas $469,576,268
3Port Laredo $420,496,287
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $258,113,074
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $201,280,493
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $47,408,120
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $31,457,459
8Port Everglades, Fla. $6,928,450
9Port of New York $6,905,355
10Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $6,904,210

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled increased 12.57 percent through October to $1.97 billion

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled increased 12.57 percent from $1.75 billion to $1.97 billion through the first 10 months of 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 181 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 185 for the last full year with a total value of $2.18 billion, a $86.06 million, 3.80 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Guatemala 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,685,996,890
2Canada $262,691,890
3Dominican Republic $11,827,848
4Guatemala $11,611,788
5New Zealand $123,177
6Ecuador $49,557
7The Netherlands $3,563
8Spain $0

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $228,790,369
2Phoenix/Nogales $192,947,765
3San Diego $30,575,371
4Detroit $30,208,273
5Miami $4,110,611
6Buffalo $3,452,125
7New York City $1,430,771
8Houston $320,040
9St. Albans, Vt. $250,835
10Philadelphia $169,104

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 18.37 percent compared to last year to $500.37 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 11.34 percent compared to last year to $469.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 26.33 percent compared to last year to $420.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.01 percent compared to last year to $258.11 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 0.05 percent compared to last year to $201.28 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 $236.29 million, 16.3 percent, (85.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $22.18 million, 7.79 percent, (13.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $1.56 million, 15.21 percent, (0.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Guatemala increased $4.68 million, 67.58 percent, (0.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand decreased $16,740, 11.96 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 October of this year. That is equal to $1.97 billion of the $1.97 billion total.

All totaled, 93.79 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.85 billion of the $1.97 billion total