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

Exports: Live Sheep and Goats

Live Sheep and Goats, the No. 1105 export by value totaled $171,826 for the month of August, $3.88 million through August of 2019, and $2.61 million 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
1Turkey$2.8 M
2Mexico$455,452
3Dominican Republic$131,753
4Belize$89,950
5Antigua and Barbuda$56,989
6Saint Maarten$53,991
7Colombia$51,472
8Venezuela$51,098
9Barbados$44,000
10Taiwan$39,538
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U.S. exports of Live Sheep and Goats increased 111.50 percent through August to $3.88 million

U.S. exports of Live Sheep and Goats increased 111.50 percent from $1.83 million to $3.88 million 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 1105 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1158 for the last full year with a total value of $2.61 million, a $613,669, 30.72 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Turkey, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Dominican Republic, No. 4 Belize and No. 5 Antigua and Barbuda. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Jacksonville, Fla., No. 2 Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Ecuador, No. 3 Belize, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Saint Maarten. 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Turkey $2,800,000
2Mexico $455,452
3Dominican Republic $131,753
4Belize $89,950
5Antigua and Barbuda $56,989
6Saint Maarten $53,991
7Colombia $51,472
8Venezuela $51,098
9Barbados $44,000
10Taiwan $39,538

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $397,190
2Miami $237,237
3Los Angeles $41,895
4New Orleans $15,888
5Houston $8,430
6San Juan $0
7Atlanta/Savannah $0
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $0
9New York City $0
10Seattle $0

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 Jacksonville, Fla. totaled $2.8 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas fell 37.71 percent compared to last year to $455,452.
  • Miami International Airport rose 23.45 percent compared to last year to $203,538.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 68.92 percent compared to last year to $193,632.
  • Port Miami rose 282.09 percent compared to last year to $131,753.

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 Turkey increased $2.8 million, 0 percent, (72.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $281,739, 38.22 percent, (11.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Dominican Republic increased $55,539, 72.87 percent, (3.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belize decreased $73,110, 44.84 percent, (2.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Antigua and Barbuda increased $46,439, 440.18 percent, (1.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.14 percent of all these Live Sheep and Goats exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $3.53 million of the $3.88 million total.

All totaled, 97.59 percent of all these Live Sheep and Goats exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $3.78 million of the $3.88 million total