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

Exports: Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled

Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled, the No. 70 export by value totaled $391.35 million for the month of October, $3.81 billion through October of 2018, and $4.58 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
1Japan$1.29 B
2Mexico$867.61 M
3South Korea$474.8 M
4Canada$282.68 M
5China$170.09 M
6Colombia$156.16 M
7Australia$143.72 M
8Dominican Republic$67.55 M
9Chile$53.58 M
10Honduras$45.16 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.81 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,084,918,671
2Port Laredo $580,749,924
3Port of Los Angeles $280,149,720
4Port of Charleston $230,921,870
5Port of Long Beach $226,280,119
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $174,647,585
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $170,002,492
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $155,658,749
9Port of Virginia $125,829,717
10Port of Philadelphia $78,904,749

U.S. exports of Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled increased 2.74 percent through October to $3.81 billion

U.S. exports of Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled increased 2.74 percent from $3.71 billion to $3.81 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 70 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 64 for the last full year with a total value of $4.58 billion, a $346.14 million, 8.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $1,285,379,871
2Mexico $867,605,991
3South Korea $474,799,523
4Canada $282,676,496
5China $170,085,197
6Colombia $156,163,761
7Australia $143,721,697
8Dominican Republic $67,548,444
9Chile $53,576,601
10Honduras $45,163,162

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $224,107,389
2Laredo $168,473,131
3Los Angeles $121,478,222
4Seattle $51,393,081
5Charleston $44,387,158
6Detroit $32,931,292
7Norfolk $27,876,498
8Philadelphia $19,471,720
9Miami $13,672,268
10San Diego $12,445,649

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 Oakland, Calif. rose 5.72 percent compared to last year to $1.08 billion.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.18 percent compared to last year to $580.75 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.25 percent compared to last year to $280.15 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 22.54 percent compared to last year to $230.92 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 25.21 percent compared to last year to $226.28 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 Japan increased $30.83 million, 2.46 percent, (33.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $79.8 million, 8.42 percent, (22.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $142.84 million, 43.03 percent, (12.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $37.57 million, 11.73 percent, (7.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $26.29 million, 13.39 percent, (4.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.78 percent of all these Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.08 billion of the $3.81 billion total.

All totaled, 63.01 percent of all these Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.4 billion of the $3.81 billion total