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

Imports: Prepared or preserved meat

Prepared or preserved meat, the No. 372 import by value totaled $78.16 million for the month of October, $757.94 million through October of 2018, and $784.5 million 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$286.07 M
2Brazil$233.99 M
3New Zealand$41.79 M
4Italy$37.6 M
5Uruguay$36.26 M
6Poland$35.32 M
7Mexico$27.58 M
8Chile$25.77 M
9Denmark$19.81 M
10Australia$6.41 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $757.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $214,429,816
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $178,053,543
3Port of Los Angeles $75,918,303
4Port of Newark $54,905,484
5Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $54,042,946
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $33,429,048
7Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $23,388,311
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $20,763,198
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $16,525,579
10San Luis Border Crossing, Ariz. $11,892,401

U.S. imports of Prepared or preserved meat increased 20.17 percent through October to $757.94 million

U.S. imports of Prepared or preserved meat increased 20.17 percent from $630.72 million to $757.94 million 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 372 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 392 for the last full year with a total value of $784.5 million, a $6.35 million, 0.80 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Uruguay. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Poland, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $286,071,190
2Brazil $233,988,962
3New Zealand $41,792,886
4Italy $37,603,847
5Uruguay $36,263,513
6Poland $35,316,958
7Mexico $27,579,729
8Chile $25,770,648
9Denmark $19,808,679
10Australia $6,406,149

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $31,961,341
2Philadelphia $31,459,477
3New York City $14,091,362
4San Juan $13,532,918
5Los Angeles $12,388,823
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $7,154,047
7Pembina, N.D. $5,014,306
8Buffalo $4,656,237
9Great Falls, Mont. $3,377,139
10Seattle $1,941,350

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 39.35 percent compared to last year to $214.43 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.6 percent compared to last year to $178.05 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 85.63 percent compared to last year to $75.92 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 32.01 percent compared to last year to $54.91 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 36.93 percent compared to last year to $54.04 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 $46.36 million, 19.34 percent, (37.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil increased $45.93 million, 24.42 percent, (30.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $21.76 million, 108.6 percent, (5.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $6.23 million, 19.86 percent, (4.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Uruguay increased $1.47 million, 4.21 percent, (4.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.88 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $635.72 million of the $757.94 million total.

All totaled, 76.17 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $577.35 million of the $757.94 million total