Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Frozen beef

Frozen beef, the No. 93 export by value totaled $218.16 million for the month of May, $1.23 billion through May of 2020, and $3.4 billion for all of 2019, 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
1South Korea$421.81 M
2Japan$224.23 M
3Hong Kong$212.5 M
4Taiwan$93.68 M
5China$31.31 M
6Philippines$27.75 M
7Mexico$26.65 M
8Indonesia$22.72 M
9Vietnam$20.81 M
10Dominican Republic$15.48 M
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U.S. exports of Frozen beef decreased 11.32 percent through May to $1.23 billion

U.S. exports of Frozen beef decreased 11.32 percent from $1.39 billion to $1.23 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 93 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 98 for the last full year with a total value of $3.4 billion, a $192.21 million, 5.35 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Miami, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Long Beach rose 10.65 percent compared to last year to $476.2 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 44.38 percent compared to last year to $298.53 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 76.46 percent compared to last year to $176.29 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 1.89 percent compared to last year to $42.8 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 10.46 percent compared to last year to $41.52 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 from No. 1 South Korea increased $78.37 million, 6.85 percent, (99.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $212.98 million, 25.97 percent, (49.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Japan decreased $98.9 million, 17.66 percent, (37.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $35.29 million, 14.14 percent, (23.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $920,617, 1.04 percent, (7.09 percent market share).

All totaled, 78.23 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.66 billion of the $3.4 billion total.

All totaled, 83.97 percent of all these Frozen beef exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $1.23 billion total