Map of Avocado Imports from Mexico

Avocado Imports From Mexico

Map of Avocado Imports from Mexico

In light of Trump’s threats to close down the border and his recent retaliation of extending his trade war by threatening to impose tariffs against Mexico, this map demonstrates the impact of US avocado imports against Mexico. In 2018, the export of avocado’s generated an economic gain for Mexico of approximately $3 billion. Mexico exports the highest dollar value worth of this commodity in the world and it’s trading partner the United States is a big buyer. These numbers (in $USD) represent fresh or dried avocado’s.

The USDA said Mexico accounted for 87% of the total volume and 88% of the total value of U.S. avocado imports in 2018.

  1. California – $1,015,573,063
  2. Texas – $750,885,794
  3. Florida – $59,344,941
  4. Illinois – $39,297,367
  5. New Jersey – $35,281,556

Updated for 2019**

  1. California – $1,198,221,412
  2. Texas – $874,763,157
  3. Florida – $86,839,341
  4. New Jersey – $48,093,881
  5. Illinois – $43,679,036

Source: usatrade.census.gov, flexport.com/data/hs-code/080440-avocados-fresh-or-dried

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