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

Exports: Fish fillets, chilled or frozen

Fish fillets, chilled or frozen, the No. 187 export by value totaled $96.58 million for the month of October, $1.25 billion through October of 2018, and $1.26 billion 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$242.07 M
2The Netherlands$211.67 M
3Japan$210.61 M
4South Korea$191.11 M
5Germany$119.54 M
6France$46.66 M
7China$41.6 M
8Spain$30.25 M
9Thailand$23.77 M
10Lithuania$20.65 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.25 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $811,824,972
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $92,747,125
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $65,971,460
4Port of Calais, Maine $54,505,125
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $50,495,955
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $36,661,574
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $22,690,987
8Port Miami $13,665,252
9Port of Bellingham, Wash. $12,850,655
10Port Everglades, Fla. $10,261,862

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, chilled or frozen increased 13.35 percent through October to $1.25 billion

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, chilled or frozen increased 13.35 percent from $1.1 billion to $1.25 billion 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 187 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 202 for the last full year with a total value of $1.26 billion, a $73.65 million, 6.21 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Port of Bellingham, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $242,073,794
2The Netherlands $211,666,117
3Japan $210,609,371
4South Korea $191,109,693
5Germany $119,543,555
6France $46,659,005
7China $41,596,844
8Spain $30,252,496
9Thailand $23,765,428
10Lithuania $20,648,944

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Anchorage $89,698,280
2Seattle $24,614,966
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $8,958,747
4Portland, Maine $7,934,935
5Miami $6,538,551
6Buffalo $5,500,353
7Los Angeles $2,151,998
8Great Falls, Mont. $1,819,916
9Detroit $1,375,698
10Low Value Shipments $1,322,984

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:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 15.09 percent compared to last year to $811.82 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 61.04 percent compared to last year to $92.75 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 2.74 percent compared to last year to $65.97 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 23.99 percent compared to last year to $54.51 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 23.88 percent compared to last year to $50.5 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 $40.12 million, 19.86 percent, (19.42 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $42.42 million, 25.06 percent, (16.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $43.85 million, 26.3 percent, (16.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $3.63 million, 1.87 percent, (15.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $12.7 million, 11.89 percent, (9.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.22 percent of all these Fish fillets, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $975 million of the $1.25 billion total.

All totaled, 86.28 percent of all these Fish fillets, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $1.25 billion total