Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Fish fillets, dried, salted or smoked

Fish fillets, dried, salted or smoked, the No. 944 export by value totaled $4.23 million for the month of December, $26.68 million in 2019, and $22.06 million 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 Markets

RankCountry2019
1Japan$4.08 M
2Germany$2.92 M
3Estonia$1.92 M
4Canada$1.66 M
5Dominican Republic$1.62 M
6Australia$1.26 M
7Switzerland$1.12 M
8Bahamas$1.02 M
9South Korea$1.01 M
10Jamaica$849,154
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U.S. exports of Fish fillets, dried, salted or smoked increased 20.96 percent through December 2019 to $26.68 million

U.S. exports of Fish fillets, dried, salted or smoked increased 20.96 percent from $22.06 million to $26.68 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 944 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 988 for the last full year with a total value of $22.06 million, a $3.04 million, 12.12 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Estonia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Dominican Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Miami, No. 2 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 3 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 4 Port Everglades, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Dominican Republic, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Palm Beach, Fla..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $4,076,652
2Germany $2,920,309
3Estonia $1,917,037
4Canada $1,660,066
5Dominican Republic $1,624,147
6Australia $1,262,939
7Switzerland $1,118,301
8Bahamas $1,017,320
9South Korea $1,014,832
10Jamaica $849,154

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $2,777,231
2Seattle $1,468,278
3Anchorage $827,853
4San Francisco $262,196
5Atlanta/Savannah $174,053
6Los Angeles $168,371
7Buffalo $134,073
8Detroit $132,666
9Portland, Maine $120,781
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $33,004

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Miami rose 54.21 percent compared to last year to $4.06 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 23.62 percent compared to last year to $3.87 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 3664.86 percent compared to last year to $3.52 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 49.06 percent compared to last year to $1.99 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 4.94 percent compared to last year to $1.6 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 Japan increased $42,168, 1.05 percent, (15.28 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $2.48 million, 556.69 percent, (10.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Estonia increased $1.92 million, 0 percent, (7.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $158,187, 8.7 percent, (6.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Dominican Republic decreased $1.02 million, 38.46 percent, (6.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 45.71 percent of all these Fish fillets, dried, salted or smoked exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $12.2 million of the $26.68 million total.

All totaled, 56.32 percent of all these Fish fillets, dried, salted or smoked exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $15.03 million of the $26.68 million total