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

Exports: Fish fillets, chilled or frozen

Fish fillets, chilled or frozen, the No. 271 export by value totaled $103.52 million for the month of February, $137.96 million through February of 2020, and $1.38 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$38.1 M
2South Korea$29.96 M
3The Netherlands$23.23 M
4Japan$9.24 M
5United Kingdom$6.33 M
6Germany$5.39 M
7Australia$2.23 M
8Italy$2.22 M
9France$2.11 M
10Spain$1.96 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $137.96 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $74,612,413
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $14,455,994
3Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,636,924
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,451,287
5Port of Calais, Maine $6,787,298
6Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,369,510
7Port Everglades, Fla. $2,619,897
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,194,031
9Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $1,618,046
10Port of New York $1,560,675

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, chilled or frozen decreased 8.51 percent through February to $137.96 million

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, chilled or frozen decreased 8.51 percent from $150.79 million to $137.96 million through the first two 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 271 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 255 for the last full year with a total value of $1.38 billion, a $8.82 million, 0.64 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. 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 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Calais, Maine.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan 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 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Port of Calais, Maine.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $38,103,231
2South Korea $29,961,758
3The Netherlands $23,229,182
4Japan $9,242,417
5United Kingdom $6,333,548
6Germany $5,387,651
7Australia $2,229,890
8Italy $2,216,224
9France $2,108,647
10Spain $1,956,338

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $40,037,654
2ANCHORAGE, AK $13,495,118
3PORTLAND, ME $8,023,966
4OGDENSBURG, NY $7,454,048
5BUFFALO, NY $7,010,966
6MIAMI, FL $5,158,740
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,475,200
8LOS ANGELES, CA $2,377,668
9LOW VALUE $1,345,284
10BALTIMORE, MD $1,204,086

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 12.55 percent compared to last year to $74.61 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 67.63 percent compared to last year to $14.46 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 42.5 percent compared to last year to $8.64 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 81.01 percent compared to last year to $7.45 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 20.46 percent compared to last year to $6.79 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 decreased $721,931, 1.86 percent, (27.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $492,309, 1.67 percent, (21.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $6.65 million, 22.25 percent, (16.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $4.93 million, 34.8 percent, (6.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $6.32 million, 43652 percent, (4.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.47 percent of all these Fish fillets, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $106.87 million of the $137.96 million total.

All totaled, 81.14 percent of all these Fish fillets, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $111.94 million of the $137.96 million total