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

Imports: Tomatoes, prepared or preserved

Tomatoes, prepared or preserved, the No. 951 import by value totaled $4.46 million for the month of December, $47.22 million through December of 2018, and $45.29 million 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
1Italy$21.15 M
2Turkey$6.55 M
3Canada$5.17 M
4Israel$4.24 M
5Mexico$3.13 M
6Spain$1.83 M
7China$1.53 M
8Chile$1.48 M
9Germany$448,860
10Switzerland$413,537
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $47.22 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $23,723,712
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $4,335,911
3Port of Los Angeles $2,654,605
4Port Laredo $2,041,657
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,595,259
6Port of Houston $1,509,863
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,337,746
8Port Miami $1,197,384
9Port of Charleston $1,093,374
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $923,376

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved increased 4.25 percent through December to $47.22 million

U.S. imports of Tomatoes, prepared or preserved increased 4.25 percent from $45.29 million to $47.22 million in 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 951 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 947 for the last full year with a total value of $45.29 million, a $2.4 million, 5.59 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Turkey, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Mexico. 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.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $21,150,916
2Turkey $6,552,215
3Canada $5,168,023
4Israel $4,240,049
5Mexico $3,129,314
6Spain $1,826,612
7China $1,525,145
8Chile $1,476,884
9Germany $448,860
10Switzerland $413,537

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $5,268,050
2Los Angeles $1,195,419
3Chicago $1,154,389
4Detroit $986,568
5Miami $799,813
6Laredo $415,736
7Houston $335,418
8Baltimore $269,530
9San Juan $214,855
10Buffalo $207,727

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 13.45 percent compared to last year to $23.72 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 29.53 percent compared to last year to $4.34 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.07 percent compared to last year to $2.65 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 12.08 percent compared to last year to $2.04 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 26.41 percent compared to last year to $1.6 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 Italy increased $1.99 million, 10.36 percent, (44.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Turkey increased $1.32 million, 25.19 percent, (13.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $1.76 million, 25.37 percent, (10.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel increased $673,769, 18.89 percent, (8.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $13,188, 0.42 percent, (6.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.22 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $40.24 million of the $47.22 million total.

All totaled, 72.75 percent of all these Tomatoes, prepared or preserved imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $34.35 million of the $47.22 million total