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

Imports: Prepared or preserved meat

Prepared or preserved meat, the No. 326 import by value totaled $68.54 million for the month of May, $377.45 million through May of 2020, and $983.72 million 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$158.62 M
2Brazil$99.78 M
3New Zealand$21.49 M
4Mexico$19.92 M
5Poland$19.32 M
6Uruguay$18.82 M
7Chile$13.37 M
8Denmark$11.12 M
9Israel$5.38 M
10Australia$4.18 M
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U.S. imports of Prepared or preserved meat decreased 1.45 percent through May to $377.45 million

U.S. imports of Prepared or preserved meat decreased 1.45 percent from $382.99 million to $377.45 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 326 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 356 for the last full year with a total value of $983.72 million, a $71.33 million, 7.82 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Brazil, No. 3 Uruguay, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Poland. 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.

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:

  • Port of Philadelphia fell 2.69 percent compared to last year to $117.5 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 7.36 percent compared to last year to $89.74 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 48.69 percent compared to last year to $23.79 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 9.37 percent compared to last year to $21.07 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 55.42 percent compared to last year to $16 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 $15.33 million, 10.7 percent, (42.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Brazil decreased $19.92 million, 16.64 percent, (26.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $445,767, 2.12 percent, (5.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $5.16 million, 34.96 percent, (5.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $576,292, 3.08 percent, (5.12 percent market share).

All totaled, 84.55 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $319.12 million of the $377.45 million total.

All totaled, 71.03 percent of all these Prepared or preserved meat imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $268.11 million of the $377.45 million total