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

Imports: Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 453 import by value totaled $41.59 million for the month of August, $399.26 million through August of 2019, and $588.21 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$251.03 M
2China$67.84 M
3Canada$22.96 M
4Spain$21.12 M
5Peru$19.88 M
6Argentina$6.03 M
7The Netherlands$3.36 M
8France$1.8 M
9Chile$1.77 M
10Colombia$666,766
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $399.26 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $146,927,734
2Port of Newark $47,389,279
3San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $38,285,594
4Port of Los Angeles $23,377,168
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $18,820,411
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $15,267,410
7Port Miami $14,703,171
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,163,854
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $11,531,110
10Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $7,938,759

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 0.42 percent through August to $399.26 million

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 0.42 percent from $397.58 million to $399.26 million through the first eight 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 453 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 455 for the last full year with a total value of $588.21 million, a $48.5 million, 7.62 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Peru. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Peru and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $251,030,213
2China $67,837,266
3Canada $22,961,652
4Spain $21,123,805
5Peru $19,884,079
6Argentina $6,025,961
7The Netherlands $3,361,309
8France $1,797,763
9Chile $1,768,312
10Colombia $666,766

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $87,750,477
2Atlanta/Savannah $23,076,232
3New York City $22,960,211
4Los Angeles $20,091,806
5Phoenix/Nogales $13,831,862
6Miami $9,440,810
7Laredo $9,303,594
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $6,269,161
9Philadelphia $6,010,195
10Buffalo $3,250,801

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. fell 13.19 percent compared to last year to $146.93 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.35 percent compared to last year to $47.39 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 211 percent compared to last year to $38.29 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 30.03 percent compared to last year to $23.38 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 23.53 percent compared to last year to $18.82 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 $5.67 million, 2.31 percent, (62.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $8.2 million, 10.78 percent, (16.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $317,664, 1.36 percent, (5.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $7.78 million, 58.31 percent, (5.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Peru increased $36,150, 0.18 percent, (4.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.89 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $382.84 million of the $399.26 million total.

All totaled, 68.83 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $274.8 million of the $399.26 million total