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

Exports: Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled

Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled, the No. 65 export by value totaled $477.11 million for the month of July, $2.78 billion through July of 2019, and $4.59 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
1Japan$862.68 M
2Mexico$519.27 M
3South Korea$330.02 M
4China$261.43 M
5Canada$217.72 M
6Australia$148.89 M
7Colombia$121.31 M
8Chile$58.4 M
9Dominican Republic$42.44 M
10Honduras$34.35 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.78 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $811,527,745
2Port Laredo $322,113,323
3Port of Charleston $180,466,585
4Port of Los Angeles $177,280,090
5Port of Long Beach $172,565,441
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $129,513,139
7Port of Virginia $113,714,085
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $110,561,720
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $107,062,150
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $99,399,199

U.S. exports of Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled increased 1.37 percent through July to $2.78 billion

U.S. exports of Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled increased 1.37 percent from $2.75 billion to $2.78 billion through the first seven 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 65 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 66 for the last full year with a total value of $4.59 billion, a $14.25 million, 0.31 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $862,682,037
2Mexico $519,265,994
3South Korea $330,023,759
4China $261,429,760
5Canada $217,718,234
6Australia $148,889,199
7Colombia $121,311,654
8Chile $58,404,109
9Dominican Republic $42,439,768
10Honduras $34,349,990

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $437,331,118
2Laredo $290,548,313
3Los Angeles $236,314,746
4Seattle $103,088,396
5Charleston $99,227,995
6Detroit $69,444,389
7Norfolk $53,560,372
8Philadelphia $36,699,348
9Miami $32,410,312
10Wilmington $31,914,594

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 10.85 percent compared to last year to $811.53 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 24.08 percent compared to last year to $322.11 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 4.09 percent compared to last year to $180.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 14.34 percent compared to last year to $177.28 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 7.95 percent compared to last year to $172.57 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 decreased $26.3 million, 2.96 percent, (30.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $115.57 million, 18.2 percent, (18.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $47.73 million, 12.64 percent, (11.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $123.8 million, 89.95 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $24.66 million, 12.77 percent, (7.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.69 percent of all these Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.19 billion of the $2.78 billion total.

All totaled, 59.76 percent of all these Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.66 billion of the $2.78 billion total