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

Exports: Fish, fresh or chilled

Fish, fresh or chilled, the No. 594 export by value totaled $20.26 million for the month of October, $165.49 million through October of 2018, and $191.19 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$136.39 M
2Japan$9.12 M
3France$2.57 M
4The Netherlands$2.46 M
5Mexico$1.46 M
6Belgium$1.37 M
7South Korea$1.3 M
8Australia$1.02 M
9Italy$910,470
10Colombia$889,127
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U.S. exports of Fish, fresh or chilled decreased 3.97 percent through October to $165.49 million

U.S. exports of Fish, fresh or chilled decreased 3.97 percent from $172.32 million to $165.49 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 594 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 573 for the last full year with a total value of $191.19 million, a $32.59 million, 14.56 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 France, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Maine, No. 2 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 India, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of Eastport, Maine, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $136,394,962
2Japan $9,117,285
3France $2,567,082
4The Netherlands $2,458,872
5Mexico $1,459,020
6Belgium $1,370,227
7South Korea $1,295,454
8Australia $1,019,207
9Italy $910,470
10Colombia $889,127

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland, Maine $6,426,354
2Buffalo $3,504,079
3Seattle $1,914,508
4Low Value Shipments $1,765,299
5Anchorage $1,490,297
6New York City $1,173,769
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,047,450
8Boston $772,557
9Cleveland $622,099
10San Francisco $546,699

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 Eastport, Maine rose 77.98 percent compared to last year to $52.27 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 35.71 percent compared to last year to $21.53 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.96 percent compared to last year to $21 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 25.58 percent compared to last year to $13.35 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 2.38 percent compared to last year to $10.7 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. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $8.06 million, 6.28 percent, (82.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $3.56 million, 28.1 percent, (5.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France decreased $727,100, 22.07 percent, (1.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $825,793, 50.57 percent, (1.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.46 million, 50.06 percent, (0.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.85 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $152 million of the $165.49 million total.

All totaled, 71.82 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $118.85 million of the $165.49 million total