Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Live fish

Live fish, the No. 838 export by value totaled $4.51 million for the month of May, $19.56 million through May of 2020, and $58.18 million for all of 2019, 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
1Hong Kong$8.55 M
2Canada$6.49 M
3South Korea$2.53 M
4Singapore$303,121
5Mexico$287,693
6Japan$271,503
7Taiwan$237,706
8Germany$142,476
9United Kingdom$119,212
10China$70,952
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U.S. exports of Live fish decreased 48.07 percent through May to $19.56 million

U.S. exports of Live fish decreased 48.07 percent from $37.66 million to $19.56 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 838 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 749 for the last full year with a total value of $58.18 million, a $3.28 million, 5.34 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 61.47 percent compared to last year to $8.29 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 17.37 percent compared to last year to $2.65 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 36.29 percent compared to last year to $1.36 million.
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 9.92 percent compared to last year to $1.3 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 38.67 percent compared to last year to $967,816.

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 from No. 1 Hong Kong increased $2.17 million, 9.6 percent, (126.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $3.12 million, 14.62 percent, (93.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $1.03 million, 11.2 percent, (41.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Mexico increased $125,910, 10.93 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 China decreased $924,166, 54.84 percent, (3.89 percent market share).

All totaled, 91.52 percent of all these Live fish exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $53.25 million of the $58.18 million total.

All totaled, 74.51 percent of all these Live fish exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $14.57 million of the $19.56 million total