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

Exports: Prepared or preserved meat

Prepared or preserved meat, the No. 242 export by value totaled $93.27 million for the month of March, $262.85 million through March of 2019, and $1.17 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
1Canada$133.22 M
2Mexico$34.48 M
3Philippines$14.33 M
4Chile$8.84 M
5Japan$7.81 M
6Peru$6.93 M
7China$6.48 M
8Hong Kong$6.06 M
9Dominican Republic$6.06 M
10Guatemala$5.8 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $262.85 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $56,650,659
2Port Laredo $31,152,333
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $18,392,959
4Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $15,359,007
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $15,123,164
6Port of Long Beach $14,210,354
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $9,900,253
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $8,813,571
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $8,614,928
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $8,282,254

U.S. exports of Prepared or preserved meat decreased 9.45 percent through March to $262.85 million

U.S. exports of Prepared or preserved meat decreased 9.45 percent from $290.28 million to $262.85 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 242 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 232 for the last full year with a total value of $1.17 billion, a $37.16 million, 3.08 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Philippines, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $133,220,844
2Mexico $34,478,043
3Philippines $14,326,986
4Chile $8,841,686
5Japan $7,809,155
6Peru $6,933,355
7China $6,480,404
8Hong Kong $6,057,135
9Dominican Republic $6,056,678
10Guatemala $5,802,204

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $95,684,190
2Laredo $46,541,488
3Pembina, N.D. $31,917,701
4Buffalo $27,383,378
5Los Angeles $25,334,121
6Charleston $24,848,709
7Seattle $22,963,685
8Miami $16,272,059
9San Francisco $12,729,937
10Norfolk $9,024,305

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.6 percent compared to last year to $56.65 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 17.99 percent compared to last year to $31.15 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 17.03 percent compared to last year to $18.39 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.07 percent compared to last year to $15.36 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 7.34 percent compared to last year to $15.12 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 Canada decreased $8.34 million, 5.89 percent, (50.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $7.31 million, 17.49 percent, (13.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Philippines increased $5.45 million, 61.44 percent, (5.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $66,203, 0.74 percent, (3.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $7.32 million, 48.38 percent, (2.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.59 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $198.68 million of the $262.85 million total.

All totaled, 52 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $136.68 million of the $262.85 million total