U.S. exports of horticultural products to
all countries in April totaled $816 million, down 6
percent from the same month a year earlier. Six out of
the 15 categories registered increases. Categories with
the most significant increases in April were
fruit/vegetable juices (up $20.8 million or 38 percent)
and dehydrated vegetables (up $3.6 million or 19
percent). The category with the most significant decrease
was fresh citrus (down $39.3 million or 45 percent). For
FY 1999 to date (October-April), the total value of U.S.
horticultural exports was $6.0 billion - 1 percent below
FY 1999 during the same period.