Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Refrigerators, freezers

Refrigerators, freezers, the No. 118 export by value totaled $193.82 million for the month of December, $2.7 billion in 2019, and $2.72 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$986.05 M
2Mexico$473.85 M
3United Kingdom$166.92 M
4China$104.78 M
5Saudi Arabia$63.81 M
6United Arab Emirates$48.35 M
7South Korea$47.45 M
8Australia$46.41 M
9Brazil$44.31 M
10Singapore$41.36 M
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U.S. exports of Refrigerators, freezers decreased 0.90 percent through December 2019 to $2.7 billion

U.S. exports of Refrigerators, freezers decreased 0.90 percent from $2.72 billion to $2.7 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 118 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 121 for the last full year with a total value of $2.72 billion, a $30.61 million, 1.14 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 China and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $986,053,424
2Mexico $473,851,711
3United Kingdom $166,918,457
4China $104,777,640
5Saudi Arabia $63,807,783
6United Arab Emirates $48,354,718
7South Korea $47,454,600
8Australia $46,414,479
9Brazil $44,306,446
10Singapore $41,357,200

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $140,624,084
2Laredo $90,281,433
3Seattle $68,693,219
4Los Angeles $60,246,426
5Atlanta/Savannah $52,561,453
6Buffalo $50,452,727
7Miami $48,681,247
8New York City $47,572,306
9Pembina, N.D. $35,194,358
10San Diego $26,679,968

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 3.51 percent compared to last year to $270.43 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 54.48 percent compared to last year to $249.59 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 21.36 percent compared to last year to $195.07 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.98 percent compared to last year to $192.92 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 22.48 percent compared to last year to $111.11 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 $19.75 million, 1.96 percent, (36.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $15.56 million, 3.4 percent, (17.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $33 million, 24.64 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $7.44 million, 7.65 percent, (3.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia decreased $11.61 million, 15.39 percent, (2.36 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.52 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.8 billion of the $2.7 billion total.

All totaled, 37.76 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $2.7 billion total