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

Exports: Potatoes, prepared, frozen

Potatoes, prepared, frozen, the No. 220 export by value totaled $102.14 million for the month of October, $1.04 billion through October of 2018, and $1.28 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$232.37 M
2Mexico$126.89 M
3Canada$107.31 M
4China$80.81 M
5South Korea$76.45 M
6Philippines$54.57 M
7Taiwan$48.85 M
8Malaysia$38.58 M
9Hong Kong$27.17 M
10Saudi Arabia$25.64 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $407,443,961
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $321,584,123
3Port Laredo $89,051,570
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $20,681,832
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $19,873,232
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $18,492,696
7Port Hueneme, Calif. $17,115,514
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $15,747,216
9Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $12,481,198
10Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $12,361,860

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen decreased 2.60 percent through October to $1.04 billion

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen decreased 2.60 percent from $1.07 billion to $1.04 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 220 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 208 for the last full year with a total value of $1.28 billion, a $16.99 million, 1.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Mobile, Ala. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $232,372,684
2Mexico $126,892,746
3Canada $107,311,095
4China $80,813,771
5South Korea $76,446,160
6Philippines $54,571,865
7Taiwan $48,854,933
8Malaysia $38,584,247
9Hong Kong $27,170,006
10Saudi Arabia $25,643,034

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $129,903,164
2Laredo $19,983,409
3Detroit $7,464,388
4Mobile $5,607,726
5Los Angeles $5,000,703
6Great Falls, Mont. $3,247,913
7Pembina, N.D. $3,056,196
8San Diego $2,984,261
9El Paso $2,567,796
10Portland, Maine $2,144,838

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 Tacoma, Wash. fell 10.16 percent compared to last year to $407.44 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 14.64 percent compared to last year to $321.58 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 7.29 percent compared to last year to $89.05 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 0.45 percent compared to last year to $20.68 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 1.47 percent compared to last year to $19.87 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 $11.49 million, 4.71 percent, (22.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $2.86 million, 2.2 percent, (12.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $6.36 million, 5.6 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $5.45 million, 7.24 percent, (7.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea decreased $1.04 million, 1.34 percent, (7.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.75 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $623.84 million of the $1.04 billion total.

All totaled, 82.23 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $858.63 million of the $1.04 billion total