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

Exports: Live Sheep and Goats

Live Sheep and Goats, the No. 1158 export by value totaled $267,903 for the month of October, $2.29 million through October of 2018, and $2 million 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$951,255
2Costa Rica$239,539
3Ecuador$238,684
4Belize$163,060
5South Korea$124,537
6Saint Maarten$118,415
7Panama$86,882
8Dominican Republic$76,214
9Colombia$69,272
10United Arab Emirates$40,000
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U.S. exports of Live Sheep and Goats increased 45.56 percent through October to $2.29 million

U.S. exports of Live Sheep and Goats increased 45.56 percent from $1.57 million to $2.29 million 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 1158 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1172 for the last full year with a total value of $2 million, a $1.45 million, 42.12 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Costa Rica, No. 3 Ecuador, No. 4 Belize and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Bolivia, No. 4 Belize and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $951,255
2Costa Rica $239,539
3Ecuador $238,684
4Belize $163,060
5South Korea $124,537
6Saint Maarten $118,415
7Panama $86,882
8Dominican Republic $76,214
9Colombia $69,272
10United Arab Emirates $40,000

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $202,245
2Miami $112,275
3Los Angeles $41,895
4New Orleans $10,800
5Houston $8,430

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:

  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas rose 57.56 percent compared to last year to $854,083.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 363.73 percent compared to last year to $748,623.
  • Miami International Airport rose 82 percent compared to last year to $168,775.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 83.15 percent compared to last year to $138,562.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 75.55 percent compared to last year to $114,702.

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 increased $310,861, 48.54 percent, (41.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Costa Rica increased $239,539, 0 percent, (10.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ecuador increased $238,684, 0 percent, (10.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belize increased $96,785, 146.04 percent, (7.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $58,576, 88.8 percent, (5.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.11 percent of all these Live Sheep and Goats exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.72 million of the $2.29 million total.

All totaled, 88.57 percent of all these Live Sheep and Goats exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.02 million of the $2.29 million total