Today’s market sizes are the value of fresh fruit exported from and imported into the United States. Two year’s worth of import and export figures are provided. The export values are based on free alongside ship (FAS) values at the U.S. port of exportation while the import values are based on customs values at the U.S. port of entry.
Geographic reference: United States
Year: 2010 and 2020
Market size: Exports: $3,799 and $5,684 Million respectively
Market size: Imports: $6,803 and $11,190 Million respectively
Source: “Table 29. Horticultural crops long-term export and import projections, fiscal years,” USDA Agricultural Projections to 2020, page 80, February 2011, available online here.
Original Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Interagency Agricultural Projections Committee, and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
Posted on April 13, 2011