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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Cheese and curd

Cheese and curd, the No. 178 export by value totaled $120.73 million for the month of August, $1.04 billion through August of 2019, and $1.48 billion for all of 2018, 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$245.28 M
2South Korea$176.49 M
3Japan$118.61 M
4Australia$54.65 M
5Canada$40.11 M
6Chile$28.61 M
7Guatemala$25.82 M
8Saudi Arabia$25.75 M
9Taiwan$25.59 M
10Dominican Republic$24.79 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $205,907,406
2Port Laredo $117,101,716
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $112,707,422
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $96,280,791
5Port of Los Angeles $91,140,660
6Port of Long Beach $70,281,075
7Port Miami $51,460,688
8Port Everglades, Fla. $51,154,965
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $40,602,752
10Port of New York $30,484,831

U.S. exports of Cheese and curd increased 2.34 percent through August to $1.04 billion

U.S. exports of Cheese and curd increased 2.34 percent from $1.01 billion to $1.04 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 178 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 184 for the last full year with a total value of $1.48 billion, a $19.81 million, 1.36 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $245,276,651
2South Korea $176,490,321
3Japan $118,606,347
4Australia $54,653,467
5Canada $40,114,551
6Chile $28,610,646
7Guatemala $25,817,497
8Saudi Arabia $25,748,374
9Taiwan $25,591,422
10Dominican Republic $24,794,300

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $97,125,710
2Los Angeles $76,194,175
3Laredo $64,688,344
4San Diego $54,965,247
5Seattle $51,405,213
6Miami $48,467,371
7New York City $16,868,510
8Detroit $12,939,346
9El Paso $9,528,347
10Houston $8,225,562

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 4.44 percent compared to last year to $205.91 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 13.16 percent compared to last year to $117.1 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 168.26 percent compared to last year to $112.71 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 3.48 percent compared to last year to $96.28 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 0.68 percent compared to last year to $91.14 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 decreased $22.88 million, 8.53 percent, (23.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $18.19 million, 11.49 percent, (17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $8.75 million, 7.96 percent, (11.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $12.67 million, 18.82 percent, (5.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $3.98 million, 11.03 percent, (3.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.16 percent of all these Cheese and curd exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $635.14 million of the $1.04 billion total.

All totaled, 60.01 percent of all these Cheese and curd exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $623.14 million of the $1.04 billion total