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

Imports: Frozen beef

Frozen beef, the No. 187 import by value totaled $144.55 million for the month of October, $1.92 billion through October of 2018, and $2.16 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1New Zealand$793.44 M
2Australia$670.19 M
3Nicaragua$167.06 M
4Uruguay$129.7 M
5Mexico$64.09 M
6Canada$47.44 M
7Costa Rica$22.93 M
8The Netherlands$6.72 M
9Ireland$6.62 M
10Japan$5.97 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.92 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $865,860,676
2Port of Los Angeles $365,060,753
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $141,887,205
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $127,791,364
5Port of Houston $93,632,638
6Port Laredo $49,860,388
7Port of San Francisco, Calif. $47,057,115
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $30,488,380
9Port Everglades, Fla. $28,375,388
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $26,436,794

U.S. imports of Frozen beef increased 1.88 percent through October to $1.92 billion

U.S. imports of Frozen beef increased 1.88 percent from $1.88 billion to $1.92 billion through the first 10 months of 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 187 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 174 for the last full year with a total value of $2.16 billion, a $4.55 million, 0.21 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

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 San Francisco, Calif., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1New Zealand $793,439,667
2Australia $670,194,800
3Nicaragua $167,056,919
4Uruguay $129,696,545
5Mexico $64,090,581
6Canada $47,440,153
7Costa Rica $22,932,026
8The Netherlands $6,723,728
9Ireland $6,619,257
10Japan $5,973,599

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $163,438,113
2Los Angeles $84,174,723
3San Francisco $29,010,616
4Seattle $26,535,764
5Houston $22,373,444
6Laredo $8,276,765
7Atlanta/Savannah $6,975,187
8Miami $6,786,904
9Charleston $4,861,391
10New York City $4,580,100

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Philadelphia rose 4.29 percent compared to last year to $865.86 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11 percent compared to last year to $365.06 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 147.37 percent compared to last year to $141.89 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 11.68 percent compared to last year to $127.79 million.
  • Port of Houston fell 6.26 percent compared to last year to $93.63 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 increased $42.58 million, 5.67 percent, (41.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Australia decreased $5.55 million, 0.82 percent, (34.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Nicaragua increased $26.39 million, 18.76 percent, (8.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Uruguay decreased $9.47 million, 6.81 percent, (6.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $10.03 million, 18.54 percent, (3.34 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.07 percent of all these Frozen beef imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.82 billion of the $1.92 billion total.

All totaled, 83.07 percent of all these Frozen beef imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.59 billion of the $1.92 billion total