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

Imports: Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses

Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses, the No. 891 import by value totaled $5.89 million for the month of March, $17.08 million through March of 2019, and $79.6 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
1Mexico$6.42 M
2India$3.17 M
3China$2.04 M
4The Netherlands$1.03 M
5Sri Lanka$802,841
6Thailand$741,273
7Indonesia$424,579
8Canada$371,318
9Myanmar (Burma)$232,440
10Italy$220,033
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.08 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $2,160,887
2Port of Newark $1,891,423
3Port of Los Angeles $1,858,381
4Port Laredo $1,727,241
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,461,316
6Port Everglades, Fla. $1,047,268
7Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $916,686
8Port of Virginia $785,396
9Port of Long Beach $466,277
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $447,246

U.S. imports of Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses increased 11.18 percent through March to $17.08 million

U.S. imports of Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses increased 11.18 percent from $15.36 million to $17.08 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 891 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 899 for the last full year with a total value of $79.6 million, a $8.6 million, 9.75 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 India, No. 3 China, No. 4 Sri Lanka and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,417,335
2India $3,173,568
3China $2,037,841
4The Netherlands $1,026,005
5Sri Lanka $802,841
6Thailand $741,273
7Indonesia $424,579
8Canada $371,318
9Myanmar (Burma) $232,440
10Italy $220,033

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $11,985,044
2Los Angeles $3,112,535
3San Diego $2,908,617
4New York City $1,412,953
5Atlanta/Savannah $1,230,168
6Miami $1,190,215
7San Francisco $1,076,331
8Seattle $994,737
9Chicago $692,630
10Houston $531,608

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 38.35 percent compared to last year to $2.16 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 31.72 percent compared to last year to $1.89 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.56 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.48 percent compared to last year to $1.73 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 12.83 percent compared to last year to $1.46 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 $503,983, 8.52 percent, (37.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $1.03 million, 48.07 percent, (18.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $15,074, 0.75 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $595,678, 138.42 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka decreased $236,126, 22.73 percent, (4.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.81 percent of all these Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.46 million of the $17.08 million total.

All totaled, 53.28 percent of all these Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $9.1 million of the $17.08 million total