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

Exports: Fish, fresh or chilled

Fish, fresh or chilled, the No. 606 export by value totaled $9.05 million for the month of December, $186.78 million through December 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$151.46 M
2Japan$11.21 M
3France$3.25 M
4The Netherlands$3.03 M
5Belgium$1.67 M
6Mexico$1.66 M
7South Korea$1.37 M
8Germany$1.19 M
9Australia$1.16 M
10Italy$1.12 M
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U.S. exports of Fish, fresh or chilled decreased 2.31 percent through December to $186.78 million

U.S. exports of Fish, fresh or chilled decreased 2.31 percent from $191.19 million to $186.78 million 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 606 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 593 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 France, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Eastport, Maine, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $151,462,009
2Japan $11,205,173
3France $3,250,732
4The Netherlands $3,029,928
5Belgium $1,665,382
6Mexico $1,655,816
7South Korea $1,367,979
8Germany $1,186,944
9Australia $1,155,336
10Italy $1,124,625

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1PORTLAND, ME $13,098,588
2BUFFALO, NY $12,801,198
3SEATTLE, WA $6,296,464
4LOW VALUE $5,766,194
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,933,920
6ANCHORAGE, AK $3,202,934
7OGDENSBURG, NY $3,058,138
8BOSTON, MA $2,973,776
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $1,692,154
10MIAMI, FL $1,677,308

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Eastport, Maine rose 72.59 percent compared to last year to $55.92 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.02 percent compared to last year to $26.13 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 35.42 percent compared to last year to $21.78 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 19.33 percent compared to last year to $14.87 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $12.89 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 $11.36 million, 8.11 percent, (81.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $2.8 million, 19.99 percent, (6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France decreased $913,678, 21.94 percent, (1.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $401,699, 15.28 percent, (1.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $319,454, 23.73 percent, (0.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.35 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $170.61 million of the $186.78 million total.

All totaled, 70.45 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $131.59 million of the $186.78 million total