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

Exports: Fish fillets, chilled or frozen

Fish fillets, chilled or frozen, the No. 203 export by value totaled $43.22 million for the month of December, $1.37 billion through December 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$281.52 M
2The Netherlands$225.22 M
3Japan$221.88 M
4South Korea$192.68 M
5Germany$128.76 M
6France$49.86 M
7China$46.65 M
8Spain$43.13 M
9Lithuania$26.13 M
10Thailand$26.01 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $833,233,957
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $119,920,780
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $76,135,490
4Port of Calais, Maine $61,976,478
5Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $60,293,369
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $41,901,215
7Port of Bellingham, Wash. $32,322,321
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $25,196,523
9Port Miami $16,410,831
10Port Everglades, Fla. $12,411,608

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, chilled or frozen increased 8.59 percent through December to $1.37 billion

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, chilled or frozen increased 8.59 percent from $1.26 billion to $1.37 billion in 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 203 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 211 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 December 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 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $281,518,846
2The Netherlands $225,215,536
3Japan $221,878,115
4South Korea $192,675,206
5Germany $128,755,383
6France $49,862,681
7China $46,649,114
8Spain $43,133,286
9Lithuania $26,129,616
10Thailand $26,005,433

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1ANCHORAGE, AK $184,831,888
2SEATTLE, WA $89,146,718
3OGDENSBURG, NY $28,588,008
4PORTLAND, ME $23,772,694
5MIAMI, FL $18,847,570
6BUFFALO, NY $16,935,078
7LOS ANGELES, CA $6,278,758
8DETROIT, MI $4,473,724
9LOW VALUE $3,931,538
10GREAT FALLS, MT $3,911,526

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 11.59 percent compared to last year to $833.23 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 67.27 percent compared to last year to $119.92 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 8.76 percent compared to last year to $76.14 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 1.41 percent compared to last year to $61.98 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 18.33 percent compared to last year to $60.29 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 $24.87 million, 9.69 percent, (20.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $24.99 million, 12.48 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $41.37 million, 22.92 percent, (16.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $4.5 million, 2.28 percent, (14.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $8.32 million, 6.91 percent, (9.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.78 percent of all these Fish fillets, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.37 billion total.

All totaled, 84.2 percent of all these Fish fillets, chilled or frozen exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.15 billion of the $1.37 billion total