Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Tomatoes, fresh or chilled

Tomatoes, fresh or chilled, the No. 119 import by value totaled $235.35 million for the month of February, $556.31 million through February of 2020, and $2.32 billion for all of 2019, 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$535.86 M
2Canada$11.7 M
3Guatemala$5.06 M
4Dominican Republic$3.03 M
5Spain$499,054
6New Zealand$154,040
7Ecuador$12,064
8Japan$0
9Trinidad and Tobago$0
10Bahamas$0
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $556.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $261,470,565
2Port Laredo $120,568,347
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $111,063,118
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,303,437
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $21,578,046
6Port Miami $4,061,299
7Roma Border Crossing, Texas $3,995,633
8Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,783,283
9Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $1,077,224
10Port Everglades, Fla. $1,069,598

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled increased 15.93 percent through February to $556.31 million

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, fresh or chilled increased 15.93 percent from $479.86 million to $556.31 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 119 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 149 for the last full year with a total value of $2.32 billion, a $63.31 million, 2.66 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $535,857,596
2Canada $11,697,304
3Guatemala $5,058,357
4Dominican Republic $3,033,585
5Spain $499,054
6New Zealand $154,040
7Ecuador $12,064

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $104,246,108
2Phoenix/Nogales $57,824,059
3San Diego $33,222,461
4Detroit $14,151,011
5Miami $2,627,192
6Seattle $1,038,475
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $721,815
8Buffalo $584,005
9New York City $423,381
10St. Albans, Vt. $194,504

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 38.67 percent compared to last year to $261.47 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.08 percent compared to last year to $120.57 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 0.02 percent compared to last year to $111.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 19.18 percent compared to last year to $24.3 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 3.54 percent compared to last year to $21.58 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 $66.84 million, 14.25 percent, (96.32 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $7.23 million, 162.05 percent, (2.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Guatemala increased $1.36 million, 36.88 percent, (0.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Dominican Republic increased $470,565, 18.36 percent, (0.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Spain increased $499,054, 0 percent, (0.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.97 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $556.15 million of the $556.31 million total.

All totaled, 96.89 percent of all these Tomatoes, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $538.98 million of the $556.31 million total