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

Imports: Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses

Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses, the No. 888 import by value totaled $8.82 million for the month of October, $61.44 million through October of 2018, and $88.21 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
1Mexico$26.01 M
2China$8.69 M
3India$8.26 M
4Sri Lanka$2.65 M
5Thailand$2.65 M
6The Netherlands$2.34 M
7Canada$1.86 M
8Brazil$1.06 M
9Italy$757,863
10Singapore$739,500
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $61.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $8,577,190
2Port Laredo $7,652,206
3Port of Los Angeles $7,023,581
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $4,843,741
5Port of Newark $4,711,047
6Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $4,028,107
7Port Everglades, Fla. $3,597,181
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,620,093
9Port of Long Beach $2,293,018
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,076,327

U.S. imports of Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses decreased 9.42 percent through October to $61.44 million

U.S. imports of Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses decreased 9.42 percent from $67.83 million to $61.44 million 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 888 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 856 for the last full year with a total value of $88.21 million, a $6.19 million, 6.56 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, 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 Port of Newark.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $26,006,098
2China $8,686,425
3India $8,259,015
4Sri Lanka $2,653,029
5Thailand $2,651,550
6The Netherlands $2,335,188
7Canada $1,857,251
8Brazil $1,060,978
9Italy $757,863
10Singapore $739,500

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $2,780,922
2Los Angeles $1,459,074
3San Diego $961,167
4Atlanta/Savannah $774,145
5New York City $602,327
6Seattle $533,859
7San Francisco $500,733
8Minneapolis $435,262
9Miami $369,549
10Houston $336,271

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 4.54 percent compared to last year to $8.58 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.92 percent compared to last year to $7.65 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.01 percent compared to last year to $7.02 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 45.97 percent compared to last year to $4.84 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 13.35 percent compared to last year to $4.71 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 decreased $3.97 million, 13.25 percent, (42.33 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.15 million, 19.86 percent, (14.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $135,946, 1.67 percent, (13.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Sri Lanka decreased $1.12 million, 29.69 percent, (4.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand increased $247,866, 10.31 percent, (4.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.54 percent of all these Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $48.26 million of the $61.44 million total.

All totaled, 53.4 percent of all these Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $32.81 million of the $61.44 million total