Berries and avocados led the growth of US imports of Mexican products

United States
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 12, 2024

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According to the US Department of Agriculture, there has been a significant increase in the import of Mexican commodities, especially berries and avocados, over the past decade. From 2014 to 2023, there was a 307% increase in berry imports (excluding strawberries) and a 215% increase in avocado imports. Other commodities that saw substantial increases include lettuce (206%), celery (352%), and cabbage (392%).
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The growth of US imports of Mexican commodities has been led by berries and avocados in the last decade, trade data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows. According to The Packer, From 2014 to 2023, US imports of Mexican berries (excluding strawberries) increased from US$648 million in 2014 to US$42.64 billion in 2023, an increase of 307%. Regarding Mexican avocados, the USDA reported that US imports increased 215% in the last decade, going from US$1.27 billion in 2014 to US$2.67 billion in 2023. US imports of Mexican strawberries increased 181% in the last decade, going from US $480 million in 2014 to US $1,350 million in 2023. Onions: US$410 million, an increase of 69%. Melons: US$450 million, an increase of 35%. Tomatoes: US$2.75 billion, an increase of 68%. Peppers: US$ 1,560 million, an increase of 68%. Citrus fruits: US$ 853.5 million, 139%. Grapes: US$832 million, an increase of 144%. Cucumbers: US$800.8 million, an increase of 76%. Lettuce: US$ 534.4 ...
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