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

Exports: Potatoes, prepared, frozen

Potatoes, prepared, frozen, the No. 220 export by value totaled $99.6 million for the month of December, $1.26 billion through December 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$281.85 M
2Mexico$149.4 M
3Canada$128.23 M
4South Korea$95 M
5China$91.83 M
6Philippines$67.98 M
7Taiwan$60.24 M
8Malaysia$48.09 M
9Hong Kong$33.87 M
10Saudi Arabia$32.3 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.26 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $490,072,826
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $395,875,936
3Port Laredo $105,133,048
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,453,280
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $24,276,299
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $21,666,575
7Port Hueneme, Calif. $21,272,068
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $16,110,739
9Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $14,944,390
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $14,638,378

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen decreased 1.88 percent through December to $1.26 billion

U.S. exports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen decreased 1.88 percent from $1.28 billion to $1.26 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 220 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 206 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 December 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $281,850,700
2Mexico $149,397,973
3Canada $128,231,532
4South Korea $94,999,919
5China $91,825,764
6Philippines $67,975,806
7Taiwan $60,243,659
8Malaysia $48,090,751
9Hong Kong $33,872,571
10Saudi Arabia $32,297,384

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $407,395,628
2LAREDO, TX $55,715,644
3DETROIT, MI $22,254,258
4LOS ANGELES, CA $15,466,542
5MOBILE, AL $11,460,552
6PEMBINA, ND $9,690,916
7GREAT FALLS, MT $9,236,132
8SAN DIEGO, CA $8,688,698
9EL PASO, TX $7,295,816
10MIAMI, FL $7,131,224

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 8.87 percent compared to last year to $490.07 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 15.73 percent compared to last year to $395.88 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 10.52 percent compared to last year to $105.13 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 3.51 percent compared to last year to $24.45 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 1.91 percent compared to last year to $24.28 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 $8.84 million, 3.04 percent, (22.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $8.79 million, 5.55 percent, (11.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $5.27 million, 3.95 percent, (10.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $288,687, 0.3 percent, (7.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $5.35 million, 6.19 percent, (7.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.28 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $746.31 million of the $1.26 billion total.

All totaled, 82.6 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $1.26 billion total