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

Imports: Potatoes, prepared, frozen

Potatoes, prepared, frozen, the No. 253 import by value totaled $107.35 million for the month of February, $216.32 million through February of 2020, and $1.21 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$159.57 M
2Belgium$14.94 M
3Italy$11.12 M
4Mexico$9.53 M
5The Netherlands$6.98 M
6France$4.04 M
7China$1.81 M
8Germany$1.73 M
9Honduras$1.45 M
10Australia$1.29 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $216.32 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $45,163,520
2Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $40,756,768
3Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $15,394,863
4Port of Newark $14,543,162
5Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $12,872,395
6Port Laredo $7,633,400
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $7,571,534
8Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $7,346,784
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $7,062,168
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $5,975,294

U.S. imports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 16.95 percent through February to $216.32 million

U.S. imports of Potatoes, prepared, frozen increased 16.95 percent from $184.96 million to $216.32 million through the first two 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 253 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 310 for the last full year with a total value of $1.21 billion, a $13.27 million, 1.11 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 The Netherlands. 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 Port of Newark and No. 5 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont..

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $159,570,849
2Belgium $14,937,572
3Italy $11,118,034
4Mexico $9,529,156
5The Netherlands $6,979,789
6France $4,038,613
7China $1,808,687
8Germany $1,725,387
9Honduras $1,452,671
10Australia $1,293,781

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $28,287,750
2Portland, Maine $24,896,051
3Miami $6,442,470
4Great Falls, Mont. $6,221,074
5Laredo $5,957,888
6New York City $5,609,443
7Detroit $4,743,495
8San Juan $3,921,091
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,443,506
10Buffalo $2,408,417

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:

  • Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. rose 36.29 percent compared to last year to $45.16 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 1.92 percent compared to last year to $40.76 million.
  • Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. rose 11.34 percent compared to last year to $15.39 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 72.75 percent compared to last year to $14.54 million.
  • Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. fell 1.49 percent compared to last year to $12.87 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 $15.36 million, 10.65 percent, (73.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Belgium increased $7.87 million, 111.25 percent, (6.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $6.42 million, 136.5 percent, (5.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $5.47 million, 36.48 percent, (4.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $3.23 million, 86.21 percent, (3.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.44 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $202.14 million of the $216.32 million total.

All totaled, 59.51 percent of all these Potatoes, prepared, frozen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $128.73 million of the $216.32 million total