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

Imports: Frozen beef

Frozen beef, the No. 207 import by value totaled $133.05 million for the month of February, $303.41 million through February of 2019, and $2.17 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1New Zealand$105.6 M
2Australia$97.42 M
3Nicaragua$36.13 M
4Uruguay$23.5 M
5Mexico$16.82 M
6Japan$7.31 M
7Canada$7.06 M
8Costa Rica$4.97 M
9Ireland$2.34 M
10The Netherlands$1.46 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $303.41 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $127,163,099
2Port of Los Angeles $63,999,533
3Port of Houston $19,207,299
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $17,897,430
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $17,470,043
6Port Laredo $12,224,009
7Port Everglades, Fla. $5,869,284
8Port of Newark $5,862,981
9Port of Charleston $5,759,648
10Port of Long Beach $3,506,809

U.S. imports of Frozen beef decreased 18.72 percent through February to $303.41 million

U.S. imports of Frozen beef decreased 18.72 percent from $373.28 million to $303.41 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 207 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 180 for the last full year with a total value of $2.17 billion, a $5.96 million, 0.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 New Zealand, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Nicaragua, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 New Zealand, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Nicaragua, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1New Zealand $105,598,701
2Australia $97,421,901
3Nicaragua $36,130,732
4Uruguay $23,500,196
5Mexico $16,822,077
6Japan $7,308,345
7Canada $7,058,646
8Costa Rica $4,972,869
9Ireland $2,344,285
10The Netherlands $1,461,987

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $270,782,715
2Los Angeles $134,815,357
3Seattle $48,618,196
4San Francisco $37,177,913
5Houston $34,124,216
6Laredo $18,094,553
7Miami $16,596,282
8New York City $12,292,809
9Atlanta/Savannah $8,649,378
10Charleston $8,457,280

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:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 19.62 percent compared to last year to $127.16 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 23.33 percent compared to last year to $64 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 14.15 percent compared to last year to $19.21 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 19.39 percent compared to last year to $17.9 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 34.16 percent compared to last year to $17.47 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 New Zealand decreased $78.29 million, 42.57 percent, (34.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $7.13 million, 6.82 percent, (32.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Nicaragua increased $1.26 million, 3.62 percent, (11.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uruguay increased $7.1 million, 43.33 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $7.2 million, 74.8 percent, (5.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.11 percent of all these Frozen beef imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $279.47 million of the $303.41 million total.

All totaled, 80.99 percent of all these Frozen beef imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $245.74 million of the $303.41 million total