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

Exports: Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled

Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled, the No. 70 export by value totaled $387.93 million for the month of December, $4.59 billion through December 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$1.53 B
2Mexico$1.01 B
3South Korea$595.23 M
4Canada$339.66 M
5Colombia$200.24 M
6China$199.56 M
7Australia$184.32 M
8Dominican Republic$79.7 M
9Chile$66.1 M
10Honduras$54.51 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.59 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Oakland, Calif. $1,297,915,327
2Port Laredo $677,911,302
3Port of Los Angeles $350,332,127
4Port of Charleston $285,762,707
5Port of Long Beach $270,683,463
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $211,025,963
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $200,177,591
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $179,304,341
9Port of Virginia $151,513,591
10Port of Wilmington, N.C. $97,088,399

U.S. exports of Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled increased 0.31 percent through December to $4.59 billion

U.S. exports of Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled increased 0.31 percent from $4.58 billion to $4.59 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 63 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Colombia. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $1,527,676,443
2Mexico $1,012,956,723
3South Korea $595,232,292
4Canada $339,659,010
5Colombia $200,242,167
6China $199,561,715
7Australia $184,316,057
8Dominican Republic $79,704,270
9Chile $66,095,452
10Honduras $54,513,404

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN FRANCISCO, CA $641,349,742
2LAREDO, TX $462,044,932
3LOS ANGELES, CA $370,775,938
4SEATTLE, WA $153,435,050
5CHARLESTON, SC $143,705,770
6DETROIT, MI $102,838,234
7NORFOLK, VA $79,727,144
8PHILADELPHIA, PA $59,339,536
9MIAMI, FL $45,973,628
10BALTIMORE, MD $44,938,692

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 2.27 percent compared to last year to $1.3 billion.
  • Port Laredo fell 14.25 percent compared to last year to $677.91 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.42 percent compared to last year to $350.33 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 23.18 percent compared to last year to $285.76 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 19.71 percent compared to last year to $270.68 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 $7.29 million, 0.48 percent, (33.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $157.26 million, 13.44 percent, (22.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $171.58 million, 40.5 percent, (12.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $39.5 million, 10.42 percent, (7.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Colombia increased $56.98 million, 39.77 percent, (4.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.05 percent of all these Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.68 billion of the $4.59 billion total.

All totaled, 62.78 percent of all these Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.88 billion of the $4.59 billion total