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

Exports: Frozen beef

Frozen beef, the No. 95 export by value totaled $290.59 million for the month of August, $2.31 billion through August of 2019, and $3.6 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
1South Korea$853.25 M
2Hong Kong$374.69 M
3Japan$330.94 M
4Taiwan$202.4 M
5Mexico$70.25 M
6Philippines$49.74 M
7Vietnam$39.42 M
8China$38.46 M
9Dominican Republic$36.45 M
10Indonesia$33.98 M

Top Gateways

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$825.73 M
2Port of Long Beach$749.32 M
3Port of Oakland, Calif.$226.73 M
4Port Miami$80.11 M
5Port of Tacoma, Wash.$65.24 M
6Port Laredo$64.17 M
7Port of Seattle, Wash.$62.44 M
8Port Everglades, Fla.$52.38 M
9Port of Newark$30.5 M
10Port of Houston$23.27 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.31 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $825,727,274
2Port of Long Beach $749,316,024
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $226,734,378
4Port Miami $80,110,197
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $65,235,246
6Port Laredo $64,174,076
7Port of Seattle, Wash. $62,436,886
8Port Everglades, Fla. $52,380,126
9Port of Newark $30,495,553
10Port of Houston $23,270,953

U.S. exports of Frozen beef decreased 1.34 percent through August to $2.31 billion

U.S. exports of Frozen beef decreased 1.34 percent from $2.35 billion to $2.31 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 95 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 96 for the last full year with a total value of $3.6 billion, a $780.08 million, 27.71 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners 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 Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $853,252,095
2Hong Kong $374,685,781
3Japan $330,936,772
4Taiwan $202,397,853
5Mexico $70,248,762
6Philippines $49,735,577
7Vietnam $39,423,109
8China $38,460,464
9Dominican Republic $36,451,854
10Indonesia $33,982,973

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $848,969,788
2Miami $68,078,211
3Seattle $66,941,398
4San Francisco $49,530,022
5Laredo $26,273,494
6New York City $20,591,323
7Houston $17,365,611
8Detroit $8,368,644
9Baltimore $7,328,437
10Norfolk $4,913,515

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 Los Angeles fell 22.96 percent compared to last year to $825.73 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 11.37 percent compared to last year to $749.32 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 150.12 percent compared to last year to $226.73 million.
  • Port Miami rose 33.33 percent compared to last year to $80.11 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 9.72 percent compared to last year to $65.24 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 South Korea increased $100.92 million, 13.41 percent, (36.88 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $131.74 million, 26.01 percent, (16.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $63.39 million, 16.08 percent, (14.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $39.7 million, 24.4 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $19.89 million, 39.5 percent, (3.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.17 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.83 billion of the $2.31 billion total.

All totaled, 84.16 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.95 billion of the $2.31 billion total