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

Exports: Cheese and curd

Cheese and curd, the No. 189 export by value totaled $116.89 million for the month of October, $1.24 billion through October of 2018, and $1.46 billion 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$321.75 M
2South Korea$193.18 M
3Japan$130.44 M
4Australia$81.42 M
5China$48.84 M
6Canada$45.04 M
7Chile$34.49 M
8Taiwan$33.93 M
9Philippines$27.66 M
10Guatemala$27.37 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.24 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $243,908,624
2Port Laredo $161,601,759
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $121,108,546
4Port of Los Angeles $112,973,238
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $105,304,667
6Port of Long Beach $100,796,758
7Port Miami $63,365,524
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $53,742,074
9Port Everglades, Fla. $42,086,809
10Port of New York $39,647,379

U.S. exports of Cheese and curd increased 2.78 percent through October to $1.24 billion

U.S. exports of Cheese and curd increased 2.78 percent from $1.2 billion to $1.24 billion 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 189 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 190 for the last full year with a total value of $1.46 billion, a $245.86 million, 20.33 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 Tacoma, Wash..

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 Canada. 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 – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $321,745,466
2South Korea $193,182,678
3Japan $130,441,525
4Australia $81,420,739
5China $48,843,715
6Canada $45,040,527
7Chile $34,485,591
8Taiwan $33,933,788
9Philippines $27,662,379
10Guatemala $27,366,646

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $49,927,001
2Los Angeles $36,982,083
3Laredo $32,417,400
4Seattle $28,766,322
5San Diego $26,561,066
6Miami $21,798,116
7New York City $7,786,517
8Detroit $5,650,387
9El Paso $4,666,813
10Baltimore $4,605,671

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 Oakland, Calif. fell 0.76 percent compared to last year to $243.91 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.38 percent compared to last year to $161.6 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 6.83 percent compared to last year to $121.11 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.12 percent compared to last year to $112.97 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 18.97 percent compared to last year to $105.3 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 $1.29 million, 0.4 percent, (26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $10.26 million, 5.61 percent, (15.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $5.89 million, 4.73 percent, (10.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia decreased $11.41 million, 12.29 percent, (6.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $2.14 million, 4.2 percent, (3.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.69 percent of all these Cheese and curd exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $775.63 million of the $1.24 billion total.

All totaled, 60.2 percent of all these Cheese and curd exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $744.9 million of the $1.24 billion total