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

Imports: Chicken and other poultry

Chicken and other poultry, the No. 657 import by value totaled $20.8 million for the month of April, $78.63 million through April of 2019, and $259.27 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Chile$38.64 M
2Canada$36.28 M
3Israel$3.72 M
4Marshall Islands$0
5Guyana$0
6Congo (Brazzaville)$0
7Tajikistan$0
8Lebanon$0
9Sri Lanka$0
10Anguilla$0
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January – April 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $78.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $20,242,569
2Port of Los Angeles $8,805,594
3Port of Philadelphia $7,893,011
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $7,340,087
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,253,818
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,169,121
7Port Everglades, Fla. $4,728,048
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,002,247
9Port of Newark $3,608,642
10Port of Charleston $2,940,417

U.S. imports of Chicken and other poultry decreased 5.02 percent through April to $78.63 million

U.S. imports of Chicken and other poultry decreased 5.02 percent from $82.78 million to $78.63 million through the first four 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 657 through April among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 634 for the last full year with a total value of $259.27 million, a $22.31 million, 9.41 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through April of this year the leading sources only markets for U.S. imports in this category were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada and No. 3 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources only markets for U.S. imports of were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada and No. 3 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

January – April 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Chile $38,636,967
2Canada $36,276,247
3Israel $3,716,017

January – April 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $19,145,044
2San Juan $9,980,340
3Los Angeles $8,925,990
4Philadelphia $8,747,664
5Detroit $7,708,174
6Miami $7,651,993
7Atlanta/Savannah $5,853,783
8Seattle $4,903,612
9Buffalo $4,741,735
10New York City $2,790,424

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first four months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 12.36 percent compared to last year to $20.24 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 23.38 percent compared to last year to $8.81 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 21.42 percent compared to last year to $7.89 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 43.36 percent compared to last year to $7.34 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 79.46 percent compared to last year to $7.25 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. imports from No. 1 Chile decreased $4.13 million, 9.65 percent, (49.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $1.14 million, 3.04 percent, (46.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Israel increased $1.11 million, 42.78 percent, (4.73 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Chicken and other poultry imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through April of this year. That is equal to $78.63 million of the $78.63 million total.

All totaled, 65.54 percent of all these Chicken and other poultry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through April of this year. That is equal to $51.54 million of the $78.63 million total