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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Exports: Frozen fish

Frozen fish, the No. 247 export by value totaled $120.89 million for the month of February, $159.73 million through February of 2019, and $2.04 billion 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$48.42 M
2South Korea$38.63 M
3Japan$21.3 M
4Canada$7.83 M
5Germany$6.13 M
6France$4.39 M
7Ukraine$4.05 M
8Italy$2.49 M
9Mexico$1.97 M
10United Kingdom$1.84 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $159.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $101,138,496
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $20,722,742
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $15,943,554
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $3,849,502
5Port Everglades, Fla. $3,519,757
6Port of New York $2,279,771
7Port of Boston $1,239,599
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,215,575
9Port of Long Beach $1,196,297
10Port Miami $1,139,346

U.S. exports of Frozen fish decreased 15.88 percent through February to $159.73 million

U.S. exports of Frozen fish decreased 15.88 percent from $189.89 million to $159.73 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 247 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 223 for the last full year with a total value of $2.04 billion, a $237.67 million, 10.43 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada 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 Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 France. 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 Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Boston.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $48,416,621
2South Korea $38,632,529
3Japan $21,304,772
4Canada $7,831,606
5Germany $6,125,611
6France $4,390,938
7Ukraine $4,046,474
8Italy $2,485,802
9Mexico $1,973,790
10United Kingdom $1,835,698

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Anchorage $201,312,618
2Seattle $141,497,887
3Miami $13,031,095
4Boston $8,046,763
5New York City $7,269,290
6Los Angeles $4,536,948
7San Francisco $2,145,299
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,861,043
9San Diego $1,364,050
10Laredo $1,256,435

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 rose 1.18 percent compared to last year to $101.14 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 35.22 percent compared to last year to $20.72 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 5.18 percent compared to last year to $15.94 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 70.72 percent compared to last year to $3.85 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. fell 22.74 percent compared to last year to $3.52 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 China decreased $3.29 million, 6.37 percent, (30.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $9.24 million, 19.31 percent, (24.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $9.12 million, 29.98 percent, (13.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $4.05 million, 34.06 percent, (4.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $1.37 million, 28.68 percent, (3.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.57 percent of all these Frozen fish exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $122.31 million of the $159.73 million total.

All totaled, 90.88 percent of all these Frozen fish exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $145.17 million of the $159.73 million total