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

Imports: Potatoes, prepared, frozen

Potatoes, prepared, frozen, the No. 301 import by value totaled $93.31 million for the month of December, $1.2 billion through December of 2018, and $1.06 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
1Canada$934.12 M
2Mexico$82.12 M
3Italy$41.57 M
4The Netherlands$32.66 M
5Belgium$28.38 M
6France$18.13 M
7Germany$11.28 M
8China$10.05 M
9Australia$8.28 M
10Honduras$7.29 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $256,407,406
2Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $230,535,271
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $93,748,501
4Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $86,754,448
5Port Laredo $71,567,866
6Port of Newark $64,915,377
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $47,849,698
8Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $45,369,353
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $34,580,620
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $33,986,624

U.S. imports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 12.66 percent through December to $1.2 billion

U.S. imports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 12.66 percent from $1.06 billion to $1.2 billion in 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 301 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 305 for the last full year with a total value of $1.06 billion, a $125.62 million, 13.41 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pembina Border Crossing, N.D., No. 2 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine, No. 3 Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D., No. 4 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $934,116,354
2Mexico $82,115,186
3Italy $41,566,096
4The Netherlands $32,662,153
5Belgium $28,377,638
6France $18,126,358
7Germany $11,282,164
8China $10,047,573
9Australia $8,276,785
10Honduras $7,287,828

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $81,761,742
2Portland, Maine $62,407,878
3Great Falls, Mont. $21,542,700
4Laredo $18,057,606
5Miami $16,134,457
6New York City $14,192,867
7Detroit $12,655,857
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,917,907
9San Juan $8,736,702
10Buffalo $7,273,421

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 4.66 percent compared to last year to $256.41 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 6.19 percent compared to last year to $230.54 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 2.93 percent compared to last year to $93.75 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. rose 43.4 percent compared to last year to $86.75 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 31.63 percent compared to last year to $71.57 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 increased $70.95 million, 8.22 percent, (78.07 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $20.18 million, 32.59 percent, (6.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $7.74 million, 22.9 percent, (3.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $7.9 million, 31.89 percent, (2.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $22.08 million, 350.56 percent, (2.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.5 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.12 billion of the $1.2 billion total.

All totaled, 61.76 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $739.01 million of the $1.2 billion total