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

Exports: Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen

Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen, the No. 99 export by value totaled $292.18 million for the month of March, $808.56 million through March of 2019, and $3.63 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
1Mexico$176.13 M
2Hong Kong$76.98 M
3Canada$56.78 M
4Taiwan$54.61 M
5Cuba$41.27 M
6Vietnam$30.6 M
7Angola$25.04 M
8South Africa$24.26 M
9Guatemala$22.85 M
10Georgia$20.31 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $808.56 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $196,562,672
2Port Laredo $122,128,707
3Port of Charleston $78,686,964
4Port of New Orleans $53,363,787
5Port of Houston $45,753,244
6Port of Virginia $35,988,960
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $34,278,268
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $29,528,957
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $24,833,696
10Port Everglades, Fla. $19,224,177

U.S. exports of Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen decreased 9.04 percent through March to $808.56 million

U.S. exports of Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen decreased 9.04 percent from $888.93 million to $808.56 million through the first three 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 99 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 92 for the last full year with a total value of $3.63 billion, a $3.34 million, 0.09 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Cuba. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Cuba. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $176,126,338
2Hong Kong $76,982,970
3Canada $56,778,167
4Taiwan $54,614,826
5Cuba $41,265,580
6Vietnam $30,602,828
7Angola $25,040,044
8South Africa $24,255,257
9Guatemala $22,853,932
10Georgia $20,314,295

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $275,611,577
2Laredo $198,154,041
3Charleston $104,971,490
4Miami $74,907,470
5New Orleans $72,771,312
6Houston $59,124,487
7Detroit $52,627,764
8Norfolk $52,029,128
9Mobile $46,704,703
10San Francisco $33,872,403

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 15.39 percent compared to last year to $196.56 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 3.82 percent compared to last year to $122.13 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 6.3 percent compared to last year to $78.69 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 13.47 percent compared to last year to $53.36 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 13.39 percent compared to last year to $45.75 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 Mexico decreased $9.05 million, 4.89 percent, (21.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $24.21 million, 23.92 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $10.81 million, 15.99 percent, (7.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan decreased $12.06 million, 18.08 percent, (6.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Cuba decreased $1.47 million, 3.44 percent, (5.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.18 percent of all these Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $405.77 million of the $808.56 million total.

All totaled, 61.4 percent of all these Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $496.5 million of the $808.56 million total