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

Imports: Live cattle

Live cattle, the No. 183 import by value totaled $163.48 million for the month of May, $809.08 million through May of 2020, and $1.86 billion 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
1Canada$414.23 M
2Mexico$394.85 M
3Peru$0
4Israel$0
5Malaysia$0
6Suriname$0
7Barbados$0
8Qatar$0
9Vietnam$0
10India$0
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U.S. imports of Live cattle decreased 9.64 percent through May to $809.08 million

U.S. imports of Live cattle decreased 9.64 percent from $895.43 million to $809.08 million through the first five 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 183 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 191 for the last full year with a total value of $1.86 billion, a $215.82 million, 13.16 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 2 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Honduras, No. 4 Nicaragua and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 2 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. fell 9.27 percent compared to last year to $187.14 million.
  • Port of Eastport, Idaho fell 5.67 percent compared to last year to $173.83 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 7.79 percent compared to last year to $79.73 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. fell 7.74 percent compared to last year to $59.78 million.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. fell 24.19 percent compared to last year to $39.59 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 Canada decreased $58.38 million, 12.35 percent, (51.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $27.97 million, 6.62 percent, (48.8 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Live cattle imports to the United States were shipped from the top two markets through May of this year. That is equal to $809.08 million of the $809.08 million total.

All totaled, 66.75 percent of all these Live cattle imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $540.07 million of the $809.08 million total