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

Exports: Refrigerators, freezers

Refrigerators, freezers, the No. 121 export by value totaled $216.95 million for the month of December, $2.72 billion through December of 2018, and $2.69 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
1Canada$1.01 B
2Mexico$458.29 M
3United Kingdom$133.92 M
4China$97.34 M
5Saudi Arabia$75.42 M
6Singapore$51.96 M
7South Korea$51.39 M
8Japan$50.92 M
9Germany$46.92 M
10Australia$46.36 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.72 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $261,268,526
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $248,062,983
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $229,601,582
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $161,571,840
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $143,320,870
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $91,157,688
7Port Everglades, Fla. $81,176,992
8Port of New York $78,834,052
9Port of Long Beach $78,210,365
10Port of Houston $72,867,783

U.S. exports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 1.14 percent through December to $2.72 billion

U.S. exports of Refrigerators, freezers increased 1.14 percent from $2.69 billion to $2.72 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 121 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 117 for the last full year with a total value of $2.69 billion, a $701,776, 0.03 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,005,798,716
2Mexico $458,292,609
3United Kingdom $133,915,551
4China $97,335,051
5Saudi Arabia $75,415,800
6Singapore $51,961,196
7South Korea $51,390,850
8Japan $50,920,333
9Germany $46,915,853
10Australia $46,358,416

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $195,664,904
2LAREDO, TX $133,610,032
3SEATTLE, WA $97,698,628
4LOS ANGELES, CA $85,955,078
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $72,291,660
6SAVANNAH, GA $71,089,416
7BUFFALO, NY $68,137,226
8MIAMI, FL $67,309,710
9PEMBINA, ND $51,198,072
10SAN DIEGO, CA $32,422,230

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 10.86 percent compared to last year to $261.27 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 10.16 percent compared to last year to $248.06 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 18.28 percent compared to last year to $229.6 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 14.87 percent compared to last year to $161.57 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 10.66 percent compared to last year to $143.32 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 increased $38.1 million, 3.94 percent, (36.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $22.84 million, 4.75 percent, (16.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $45.38 million, 51.26 percent, (4.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $13 million, 11.79 percent, (3.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia decreased $34.25 million, 31.23 percent, (2.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.02 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.77 billion of the $2.72 billion total.

All totaled, 38.33 percent of all these Refrigerators, freezers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $2.72 billion total