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

Exports: Frozen beef

Frozen beef, the No. 95 export by value totaled $329.01 million for the month of October, $2.97 billion through October of 2018, and $2.82 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
1South Korea$948.65 M
2Hong Kong$655.87 M
3Japan$487.51 M
4Taiwan$206.33 M
5Mexico$69.04 M
6Philippines$60.37 M
7Vietnam$59.79 M
8China$42.52 M
9Dominican Republic$38.28 M
10Indonesia$38.27 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.97 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,385,156,611
2Port of Long Beach $838,084,602
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $111,540,143
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $104,834,254
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $74,967,025
6Port Everglades, Fla. $73,367,490
7Port Miami $73,143,918
8Port Laredo $59,199,098
9Port of Newark $35,841,384
10Port of Houston $34,761,270

U.S. exports of Frozen beef increased 33.10 percent through October to $2.97 billion

U.S. exports of Frozen beef increased 33.10 percent from $2.23 billion to $2.97 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 95 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 116 for the last full year with a total value of $2.82 billion, a $256.17 million, 10.01 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 of Seattle, Wash. 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 Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $948,651,839
2Hong Kong $655,871,972
3Japan $487,510,898
4Taiwan $206,328,706
5Mexico $69,038,008
6Philippines $60,369,295
7Vietnam $59,792,591
8China $42,524,303
9Dominican Republic $38,282,465
10Indonesia $38,272,878

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $372,315,130
2Seattle $37,023,912
3Miami $31,324,897
4San Francisco $23,764,075
5New York City $9,791,771
6Laredo $8,556,544
7Houston $8,180,208
8Baltimore $5,670,415
9Detroit $4,798,960
10Norfolk $3,382,487

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 Los Angeles rose 54.93 percent compared to last year to $1.39 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 28.31 percent compared to last year to $838.08 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 13.24 percent compared to last year to $111.54 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 27.49 percent compared to last year to $104.83 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 43.37 percent compared to last year to $74.97 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 $354.25 million, 59.6 percent, (31.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $105 million, 19.06 percent, (22.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $119.12 million, 32.34 percent, (16.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $54.78 million, 36.15 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $2.92 million, 4.42 percent, (2.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.73 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.37 billion of the $2.97 billion total.

All totaled, 84.69 percent of all these Frozen beef exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.51 billion of the $2.97 billion total