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

Exports: Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen

Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen, the No. 91 export by value totaled $265.1 million for the month of December, $3.63 billion through December of 2018, and $3.63 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
1Mexico$763.58 M
2Hong Kong$413.45 M
3Canada$277.73 M
4Taiwan$188.1 M
5Angola$183.9 M
6Cuba$154.54 M
7Guatemala$105.51 M
8Vietnam$104.34 M
9Philippines$103.28 M
10South Africa$93.93 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.63 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $927,383,777
2Port Laredo $538,642,559
3Port of Charleston $341,461,035
4Port of New Orleans $231,840,532
5Port of Houston $178,944,752
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $172,183,460
7Port of Virginia $165,061,919
8Port of Mobile, Ala. $111,579,319
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $105,219,319
10Port Everglades, Fla. $85,792,588

U.S. exports of Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen increased 0.09 percent through December to $3.63 billion

U.S. exports of Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen increased 0.09 percent from $3.63 billion to $3.63 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 91 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 84 for the last full year with a total value of $3.63 billion, a $318.81 million, 9.64 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Angola. 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 Cuba and No. 5 Angola. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $763,576,501
2Hong Kong $413,448,681
3Canada $277,728,103
4Taiwan $188,097,195
5Angola $183,901,649
6Cuba $154,537,803
7Guatemala $105,509,122
8Vietnam $104,339,829
9Philippines $103,283,005
10South Africa $93,932,985

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAVANNAH, GA $411,043,866
2LAREDO, TX $293,980,588
3CHARLESTON, SC $152,937,790
4NEW ORLEANS, LA $112,522,690
5MIAMI, FL $104,871,576
6HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $81,989,384
7NORFOLK, VA $77,383,118
8DETROIT, MI $76,938,682
9MOBILE, AL $66,516,906
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $52,038,942

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 0.16 percent compared to last year to $927.38 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.81 percent compared to last year to $538.64 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 9.72 percent compared to last year to $341.46 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 4 percent compared to last year to $231.84 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 3.46 percent compared to last year to $178.94 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 $6.93 million, 0.9 percent, (21.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $31.4 million, 7.06 percent, (11.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $30.25 million, 9.82 percent, (7.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Taiwan increased $38.58 million, 25.8 percent, (5.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Angola increased $30.14 million, 19.6 percent, (5.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.32 percent of all these Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.83 billion of the $3.63 billion total.

All totaled, 61.11 percent of all these Poultry, fresh, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.22 billion of the $3.63 billion total