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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen

Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen, the No. 275 import by value totaled $123.09 million for the month of March, $318.81 million through March of 2019, and $1.01 billion for all of 2018, 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
1Australia$229.98 M
2New Zealand$86.62 M
3Mexico$1.38 M
4Chile$333,598
5Uruguay$284,675
6Canada$206,823
7Japan$0
8France$0
9British Virgin Islands$0
10St Vincent and The Grenadines$0
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $318.81 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Philadelphia $209,081,525
2Port of Los Angeles $50,201,758
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $18,224,972
4Port of San Francisco, Calif. $11,181,674
5Port Everglades, Fla. $9,353,622
6Port Miami $6,146,687
7Port of Long Beach $4,372,851
8Port of Houston $3,111,160
9Los Angeles International Airport $3,023,146
10Port Laredo $1,113,119

U.S. imports of Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen increased 23.80 percent through March to $318.81 million

U.S. imports of Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen increased 23.80 percent from $257.52 million to $318.81 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 275 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 320 for the last full year with a total value of $1.01 billion, a $56.45 million, 5.94 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Uruguay. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of San Francisco, Calif. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Philadelphia, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of San Francisco, Calif. and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $229,980,811
2New Zealand $86,620,215
3Mexico $1,380,364
4Chile $333,598
5Uruguay $284,675
6Canada $206,823
7China $0
8Denmark $0

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Philadelphia $202,142,676
2Los Angeles $58,238,166
3San Francisco $51,130,825
4Miami $14,080,171
5Houston $1,588,247
6New York City $1,292,080
7Laredo $926,578
8Seattle $918,887
9Detroit $494,473
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $389,179

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Philadelphia rose 38.37 percent compared to last year to $209.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.88 percent compared to last year to $50.2 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 13.34 percent compared to last year to $18.22 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. fell 4.82 percent compared to last year to $11.18 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 122.89 percent compared to last year to $9.35 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 Australia increased $43.82 million, 23.54 percent, (72.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 New Zealand increased $16.29 million, 23.16 percent, (27.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $1.04 million, 304.57 percent, (0.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Chile increased $52,358, 18.62 percent, (0.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Uruguay increased $226,402, 388.52 percent, (0.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 99.94 percent of all these Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $318.6 million of the $318.81 million total.

All totaled, 93.49 percent of all these Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $298.04 million of the $318.81 million total