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

Imports: Tomatoes, prepared or preserved

Tomatoes, prepared or preserved, the No. 912 import by value totaled $4.69 million for the month of March, $14.31 million through March of 2019, and $47.22 million 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
1Italy$6.61 M
2Turkey$1.85 M
3Israel$1.75 M
4Mexico$1.52 M
5Canada$1.4 M
6Spain$331,501
7Greece$158,146
8Switzerland$139,059
9China$112,359
10Germany$111,479
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $7,268,103
2Port of Los Angeles $1,721,061
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,070,150
4Port Columbus International Airport, N.M. $660,868
5Port Laredo $494,729
6Port of Baltimore, Md. $428,615
7Port of Houston $388,255
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $330,268
9Port Miami $313,162
10Port of Long Beach $306,536

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved increased 25.00 percent through March to $14.31 million

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved increased 25.00 percent from $11.44 million to $14.31 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 912 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 946 for the last full year with a total value of $47.22 million, a $1.93 million, 4.25 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Columbus International Airport, N.M. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Turkey, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $6,608,282
2Turkey $1,852,496
3Israel $1,754,662
4Mexico $1,524,062
5Canada $1,397,854
6Spain $331,501
7Greece $158,146
8Switzerland $139,059
9China $112,359
10Germany $111,479

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,599,441
2Chicago $1,661,235
3Los Angeles $1,441,950
4Detroit $1,144,459
5Miami $908,611
6Houston $625,969
7Laredo $492,178
8Baltimore $397,944
9Buffalo $273,449
10San Juan $244,932

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 45.75 percent compared to last year to $7.27 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 147.95 percent compared to last year to $1.72 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 31.69 percent compared to last year to $1.07 million.
  • Port Columbus International Airport, N.M. rose 1110.51 percent compared to last year to $660,868.
  • Port Laredo rose 18.1 percent compared to last year to $494,729.

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 Italy increased $1.72 million, 35.19 percent, (46.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Turkey increased $605,890, 48.6 percent, (12.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Israel increased $565,351, 47.54 percent, (12.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $958,237, 169.35 percent, (10.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $412,272, 22.78 percent, (9.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.83 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.14 million of the $14.31 million total.

All totaled, 78.39 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $11.21 million of the $14.31 million total