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

Exports: Potatoes, prepared, frozen

Potatoes, prepared, frozen, the No. 195 export by value totaled $107.97 million for the month of July, $776.99 million through July of 2019, and $1.26 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$175.81 M
2Mexico$90.46 M
3Canada$73.94 M
4South Korea$62.11 M
5China$54.52 M
6Philippines$49.53 M
7Taiwan$34.72 M
8Saudi Arabia$30.58 M
9Malaysia$28.11 M
10Hong Kong$21.3 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $776.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $308,527,165
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $251,217,852
3Port Laredo $62,513,463
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $17,520,559
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $15,071,427
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $13,254,080
7Port Hueneme, Calif. $11,270,399
8Port of Los Angeles $10,065,447
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,162,897
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $8,499,091

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 4.38 percent through July to $776.99 million

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 4.38 percent from $744.4 million to $776.99 million 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 195 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 220 for the last full year with a total value of $1.26 billion, a $24.13 million, 1.88 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this 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 Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. 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 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $175,809,513
2Mexico $90,464,116
3Canada $73,943,465
4South Korea $62,108,739
5China $54,524,946
6Philippines $49,527,516
7Taiwan $34,724,910
8Saudi Arabia $30,582,260
9Malaysia $28,106,953
10Hong Kong $21,297,822

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $290,502,092
2Laredo $36,269,539
3Detroit $15,717,964
4Los Angeles $11,822,517
5Pembina, N.D. $6,504,502
6Mobile $6,249,285
7Great Falls, Mont. $6,012,071
8San Diego $5,693,480
9Portland, Maine $4,986,825
10Miami $4,701,578

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 Tacoma, Wash. rose 6.78 percent compared to last year to $308.53 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 12.34 percent compared to last year to $251.22 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 4.39 percent compared to last year to $62.51 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 33.15 percent compared to last year to $17.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.1 percent compared to last year to $15.07 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 $11.88 million, 7.25 percent, (22.63 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.36 million, 1.48 percent, (11.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $2.79 million, 3.64 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $9.27 million, 17.55 percent, (7.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $8.34 million, 13.26 percent, (7.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.8 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $456.85 million of the $776.99 million total.

All totaled, 84.28 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $654.85 million of the $776.99 million total