Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2020.

Imports: Chicken and other poultry

Chicken and other poultry, the No. 608 import by value totaled $28.89 million for the month of August, $173.92 million through August of 2020, and $237.25 million for all of 2019, 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$102.1 M
2Canada$71.82 M
3Namibia$0
4Libya$0
5Costa Rica$0
6Comoros$0
7St Vincent and The Grenadines$0
8Cameroon$0
9South Korea$0
10The Netherlands$0
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U.S. imports of Chicken and other poultry increased 9.57 percent through August to $173.92 million

U.S. imports of Chicken and other poultry increased 9.57 percent from $158.73 million to $173.92 million through the first eight months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 608 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 659 for the last full year with a total value of $237.25 million, a $22.02 million, 8.49 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Costa Rica. 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Philadelphia.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Israel, No. 4 Honduras and No. 5 Nicaragua. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Philadelphia, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 17.53 percent compared to last year to $32.77 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 79.45 percent compared to last year to $27.15 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.14 percent compared to last year to $21.49 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 14.28 percent compared to last year to $19.23 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 10.9 percent compared to last year to $19.02 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 increased $19.19 million, 23.14 percent, (58.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $665,840, 0.94 percent, (41.29 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Chicken and other poultry imports to the United States were shipped from the top two markets through August of this year. That is equal to $173.92 million of the $173.92 million total.

All totaled, 68.8 percent of all these Chicken and other poultry imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $119.66 million of the $173.92 million total