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

Exports: Frozen fish

Frozen fish, the No. 141 export by value totaled $140.35 million for the month of October, $1.84 billion through October of 2018, and $2.28 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
1China$589.52 M
2Japan$479.73 M
3South Korea$243.49 M
4Canada$77.89 M
5Ukraine$54.26 M
6France$48.93 M
7Germany$47.93 M
8Thailand$41.85 M
9Poland$21.73 M
10The Netherlands$19.15 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.84 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $1,167,509,192
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $367,257,313
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $113,318,780
4Port of Tacoma, Wash. $70,846,403
5Port of Boston $17,364,418
6Port of New York $15,543,649
7Port Everglades, Fla. $15,500,349
8Port of Juneau, Alaska $11,395,919
9Port Miami $9,314,363
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $5,467,417

U.S. exports of Frozen fish decreased 9.71 percent through October to $1.84 billion

U.S. exports of Frozen fish decreased 9.71 percent from $2.04 billion to $1.84 billion through the first 10 months of 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 141 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 123 for the last full year with a total value of $2.28 billion, a $461.3 million, 25.37 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Ukraine. 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.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $589,520,246
2Japan $479,730,782
3South Korea $243,486,839
4Canada $77,889,718
5Ukraine $54,256,144
6France $48,932,580
7Germany $47,932,014
8Thailand $41,848,561
9Poland $21,726,488
10The Netherlands $19,149,164

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Anchorage $100,072,220
2Seattle $62,962,667
3Miami $8,594,014
4Boston $5,824,306
5New York City $4,039,225
6Los Angeles $2,377,522
7Atlanta/Savannah $1,063,640
8Portland, Maine $1,012,156
9Jacksonville/Tampa $836,454
10Laredo $712,022

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 3.25 percent compared to last year to $1.17 billion.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 7.16 percent compared to last year to $367.26 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 0.1 percent compared to last year to $113.32 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 65.82 percent compared to last year to $70.85 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 20.09 percent compared to last year to $17.36 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 $160.85 million, 21.44 percent, (31.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $20.17 million, 4.03 percent, (26.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $44.22 million, 22.19 percent, (13.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada decreased $9.87 million, 11.24 percent, (4.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Ukraine increased $2.02 million, 3.87 percent, (2.94 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.34 percent of all these Frozen fish exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.44 billion of the $1.84 billion total.

All totaled, 94.14 percent of all these Frozen fish exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.74 billion of the $1.84 billion total