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

Imports: Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses

Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses, the No. 877 import by value totaled $8.16 million for the month of December, $79.6 million through December 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$37.44 M
2China$10.44 M
3India$9.4 M
4Thailand$3.64 M
5Sri Lanka$3.07 M
6The Netherlands$2.93 M
7Canada$2.1 M
8Brazil$1.21 M
9Costa Rica$860,342
10Philippines$857,394
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $79.6 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $13,415,113
2Port Laredo $10,204,875
3Port of Los Angeles $8,537,970
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $6,791,191
5Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing $5,697,362
6Port of Newark $5,480,655
7Port Everglades, Fla. $4,094,900
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,997,181
9Port of Long Beach $2,592,236
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,454,808

U.S. imports of Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses decreased 9.75 percent through December to $79.6 million

U.S. imports of Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses decreased 9.75 percent from $88.21 million to $79.6 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 877 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 844 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 India, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Sri Lanka. 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.

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 Thailand. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $37,435,500
2China $10,435,055
3India $9,404,892
4Thailand $3,641,387
5Sri Lanka $3,073,625
6The Netherlands $2,931,576
7Canada $2,102,928
8Brazil $1,211,482
9Costa Rica $860,342
10Philippines $857,394

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $6,848,569
2Los Angeles $2,321,414
3San Diego $1,777,642
4New York City $914,983
5Atlanta/Savannah $885,725
6Seattle $812,122
7Miami $763,426
8San Francisco $707,482
9Chicago $473,848
10Minneapolis $435,262

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 2.19 percent compared to last year to $13.42 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.84 percent compared to last year to $10.2 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.8 percent compared to last year to $8.54 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 49.26 percent compared to last year to $6.79 million.
  • Rio Grande City, Texas, Border Crossing rose 13.07 percent compared to last year to $5.7 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 $5.84 million, 13.5 percent, (47.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $2.26 million, 17.78 percent, (13.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 India increased $104,482, 1.12 percent, (11.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $408,770, 12.65 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka decreased $1.33 million, 30.23 percent, (3.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.39 percent of all these Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $63.99 million of the $79.6 million total.

All totaled, 56.09 percent of all these Vegetable products, primarily non-food uses imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $44.65 million of the $79.6 million total