Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through April 2020.

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

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled, the No. 381 import by value totaled $54.93 million for the month of April, $233.98 million through April of 2020, and $636.05 million for all of 2019, 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$130.96 M
2China$29.99 M
3Spain$24.11 M
4Argentina$14.97 M
5Canada$14.5 M
6Peru$10.81 M
7South Korea$3.22 M
8The Netherlands$2.08 M
9Chile$1.37 M
10France$830,197
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $179.05 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $68,645,216
2Port of Newark $21,535,081
3San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $10,800,039
4Port of Los Angeles $10,764,918
5Port of Long Beach $10,356,288
6Port Miami $9,227,331
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,697,625
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,577,195
9Progreso, Border Crossing, Texas $6,174,471
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $4,150,288

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 14.17 percent through March to $179.05 million

U.S. imports of Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled increased 14.17 percent from $156.82 million to $179.05 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 381 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 435 for the last full year with a total value of $636.05 million, a $47.84 million, 8.13 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Canada. 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 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Canada 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $95,872,734
2China $22,828,038
3Spain $18,388,606
4Argentina $12,651,742
5Canada $11,757,967
6Peru $10,651,925
7South Korea $2,389,508
8The Netherlands $1,921,616
9Chile $959,199
10France $675,028

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Diego $22,115,875
2New York City $8,629,763
3Atlanta/Savannah $8,588,335
4Los Angeles $7,789,383
5Miami $3,915,940
6Phoenix/Nogales $3,094,655
7Philadelphia $2,366,516
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $2,102,562
9Laredo $1,311,635
10San Francisco $892,164

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:

  • Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. rose 35.26 percent compared to last year to $68.65 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 21.25 percent compared to last year to $21.54 million.
  • San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 51.12 percent compared to last year to $10.8 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.27 percent compared to last year to $10.76 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 195.68 percent compared to last year to $10.36 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 $5.5 million, 6.09 percent, (53.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.47 million, 6.05 percent, (12.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $10.48 million, 132.63 percent, (10.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Argentina increased $7.1 million, 127.8 percent, (7.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $932,271, 8.61 percent, (6.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.2 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $161.5 million of the $179.05 million total.

All totaled, 68.19 percent of all these Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $122.1 million of the $179.05 million total