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

Exports: Live fish

Live fish, the No. 794 export by value totaled $3.01 million for the month of August, $46.62 million through August of 2019, and $61.46 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

RankCountryYTD
1Hong Kong$24.36 M
2Canada$12.18 M
3South Korea$5.57 M
4Mexico$814,397
5Taiwan$380,340
6China$307,630
7Japan$306,968
8United Kingdom$306,958
9The Netherlands$291,918
10Portugal$279,720
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U.S. exports of Live fish decreased 2.56 percent through August to $46.62 million

U.S. exports of Live fish decreased 2.56 percent from $47.85 million to $46.62 million through the first eight 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 794 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 806 for the last full year with a total value of $61.46 million, a $6.54 million, 11.91 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners 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 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $24,362,753
2Canada $12,180,903
3South Korea $5,574,504
4Mexico $814,397
5Taiwan $380,340
6China $307,630
7Japan $306,968
8United Kingdom $306,958
9The Netherlands $291,918
10Portugal $279,720

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $2,480,369
2Detroit $2,246,343
3Seattle $1,789,957
4Los Angeles $1,578,863
5Miami $1,285,050
6San Francisco $1,177,541
7Honolulu $830,569
8Low Value Shipments $340,929
9Portland, Maine $235,350
10Jacksonville/Tampa $198,799

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.06 percent compared to last year to $21.5 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 0.96 percent compared to last year to $5.06 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 0.68 percent compared to last year to $3.25 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 23.54 percent compared to last year to $2.64 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 28.28 percent compared to last year to $2.29 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 Hong Kong increased $2.18 million, 9.85 percent, (52.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.99 million, 14.07 percent, (26.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $652,124, 10.47 percent, (11.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $20,695, 2.48 percent, (1.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan increased $56,136, 17.32 percent, (0.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.9 percent of all these Live fish exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $43.31 million of the $46.62 million total.

All totaled, 74.53 percent of all these Live fish exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $34.75 million of the $46.62 million total