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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Beer

Beer, the No. 303 export by value totaled $49.92 million for the month of October, $622.99 million through October of 2018, and $759.81 million for all of 2017, 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$142.99 M
2Canada$102.44 M
3Chile$89.1 M
4South Korea$37.8 M
5United Kingdom$32.39 M
6Paraguay$24.95 M
7Honduras$21.77 M
8Sweden$19.86 M
9Panama$14.57 M
10Guatemala$10.38 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $622.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $91,763,661
2Port Laredo $82,499,573
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $51,467,062
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $49,003,237
5Port of Virginia $40,965,582
6Port of New York $40,864,459
7Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $37,726,806
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $27,258,373
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,132,053
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $21,838,168

U.S. exports of Beer decreased 2.21 percent through October to $622.99 million

U.S. exports of Beer decreased 2.21 percent from $637.1 million to $622.99 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 303 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 294 for the last full year with a total value of $759.81 million, a $146.06 million, 23.80 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Chile, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $142,987,324
2Canada $102,444,720
3Chile $89,103,662
4South Korea $37,803,371
5United Kingdom $32,393,106
6Paraguay $24,950,096
7Honduras $21,773,315
8Sweden $19,855,570
9Panama $14,569,173
10Guatemala $10,378,133

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $22,229,356
2Los Angeles $15,147,291
3San Diego $11,760,565
4New York City $7,709,081
5Great Falls, Mont. $7,018,568
6Atlanta/Savannah $6,468,756
7Buffalo $6,233,893
8San Francisco $5,154,954
9Detroit $5,153,469
10Norfolk $4,328,858

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 9.11 percent compared to last year to $91.76 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 20.53 percent compared to last year to $82.5 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 76.06 percent compared to last year to $51.47 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 2.16 percent compared to last year to $49 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 41.69 percent compared to last year to $40.97 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. exports to No. 1 Mexico increased $5.45 million, 3.96 percent, (22.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $35.96 million, 25.98 percent, (16.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Chile decreased $21.34 million, 19.32 percent, (14.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $13.15 million, 53.35 percent, (6.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $302,110, 0.92 percent, (5.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.97 percent of all these Beer exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $404.73 million of the $622.99 million total.

All totaled, 50.67 percent of all these Beer exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $315.7 million of the $622.99 million total