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

Exports: Frozen beef

Frozen beef, the No. 102 export by value totaled $238.07 million for the month of February, $490.51 million through February 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$173.77 M
2Hong Kong$89.33 M
3Japan$71.11 M
4Taiwan$37.37 M
5Mexico$18.57 M
6Philippines$11.1 M
7China$8.55 M
8Dominican Republic$7.53 M
9Vietnam$7.05 M
10Indonesia$6.36 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $490.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $209,740,188
2Port of Long Beach $145,389,101
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $24,611,854
4Port Laredo $17,412,507
5Port Miami $14,483,626
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $13,638,500
7Port Everglades, Fla. $12,592,132
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $11,731,567
9Port of Newark $7,460,569
10Port of Houston $6,135,611

U.S. exports of Frozen beef decreased 4.98 percent through February to $490.51 million

U.S. exports of Frozen beef decreased 4.98 percent from $516.24 million to $490.51 million through the first two 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 102 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 102 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 February 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 Laredo and No. 5 Port Miami.

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 Philippines. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $173,773,300
2Hong Kong $89,329,805
3Japan $71,114,913
4Taiwan $37,371,220
5Mexico $18,571,317
6Philippines $11,096,682
7China $8,549,288
8Dominican Republic $7,530,998
9Vietnam $7,053,514
10Indonesia $6,356,142

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.94 percent compared to last year to $209.74 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 2.44 percent compared to last year to $145.39 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 5.41 percent compared to last year to $24.61 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 111.48 percent compared to last year to $17.41 million.
  • Port Miami rose 32.02 percent compared to last year to $14.48 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 $21.11 million, 13.83 percent, (35.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $58.81 million, 39.7 percent, (18.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $10.2 million, 16.74 percent, (14.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $7.14 million, 23.63 percent, (7.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $8.42 million, 82.95 percent, (3.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.54 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $390.16 million of the $490.51 million total.

All totaled, 83.92 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $411.64 million of the $490.51 million total