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

Exports: Prepared or preserved meat

Prepared or preserved meat, the No. 240 export by value totaled $82.09 million for the month of February, $169.57 million through February 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$87.84 M
2Mexico$21.72 M
3Philippines$8.97 M
4Chile$5.82 M
5Japan$4.7 M
6Dominican Republic$4.11 M
7China$4.1 M
8Guatemala$4.01 M
9Hong Kong$3.84 M
10Australia$3.81 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $169.57 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $35,829,950
2Port Laredo $19,544,873
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,570,340
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $11,189,026
5Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $9,607,695
6Port of Long Beach $9,458,915
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $7,236,859
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $6,267,311
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,765,844
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $5,303,325

U.S. exports of Prepared or preserved meat decreased 8.89 percent through February to $169.57 million

U.S. exports of Prepared or preserved meat decreased 8.89 percent from $186.13 million to $169.57 million through the first two 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 240 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 228 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 February 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 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Chile. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $87,836,604
2Mexico $21,717,591
3Philippines $8,970,822
4Chile $5,821,882
5Japan $4,695,557
6Dominican Republic $4,109,790
7China $4,101,893
8Guatemala $4,007,293
9Hong Kong $3,838,799
10Australia $3,813,150

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.34 percent compared to last year to $35.83 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 15.67 percent compared to last year to $19.54 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 21.8 percent compared to last year to $11.57 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 48.83 percent compared to last year to $11.19 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 2.48 percent compared to last year to $9.61 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 $4.55 million, 4.92 percent, (51.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.94 million, 15.34 percent, (12.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Philippines increased $5.39 million, 150.37 percent, (5.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile decreased $97,867, 1.65 percent, (3.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $5.11 million, 52.12 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.1 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $129.04 million of the $169.57 million total.

All totaled, 51.74 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $87.74 million of the $169.57 million total