Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Potatoes, prepared, frozen

Potatoes, prepared, frozen, the No. 194 export by value totaled $107.96 million for the month of December, $1.35 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Japan$298.06 M
2Mexico$157.61 M
3Canada$132.66 M
4South Korea$107.28 M
5Philippines$92.32 M
6China$84.26 M
7Taiwan$62.85 M
8Malaysia$53.88 M
9Saudi Arabia$51.04 M
10Hong Kong$35.75 M
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U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 7.21 percent through December 2019 to $1.35 billion

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 7.21 percent from $1.26 billion to $1.35 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 194 in 2019 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Philippines. 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 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $298,058,815
2Mexico $157,613,142
3Canada $132,658,360
4South Korea $107,276,306
5Philippines $92,320,767
6China $84,264,576
7Taiwan $62,846,284
8Malaysia $53,883,560
9Saudi Arabia $51,042,574
10Hong Kong $35,751,402

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 10.42 percent compared to last year to $541.13 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 8.68 percent compared to last year to $430.22 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 0.13 percent compared to last year to $105.27 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 43.97 percent compared to last year to $31.19 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 15.74 percent compared to last year to $28.3 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 $16.21 million, 5.75 percent, (22.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $8.22 million, 5.5 percent, (11.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $4.43 million, 3.45 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $12.28 million, 12.92 percent, (7.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Philippines increased $24.34 million, 35.81 percent, (6.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.38 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $787.93 million of the $1.35 billion total.

All totaled, 84.18 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.35 billion total