Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Live fish

Live fish, the No. 821 export by value totaled $3.73 million for the month of October, $55.05 million through October of 2018, and $54.92 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Hong Kong$22.39 M
2Canada$17.61 M
3South Korea$7.95 M
4China$1.43 M
5Mexico$1.03 M
6United Kingdom$633,541
7Brazil$613,368
8The Netherlands$575,985
9Taiwan$392,834
10Portugal$386,800
Data loading...

U.S. exports of Live fish increased 14.44 percent through October to $55.05 million

U.S. exports of Live fish increased 14.44 percent from $48.1 million to $55.05 million 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 821 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 836 for the last full year with a total value of $54.92 million, a $1.42 million, 2.53 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners 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 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Hong Kong, 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $22,385,982
2Canada $17,612,880
3South Korea $7,946,350
4China $1,426,382
5Mexico $1,033,636
6United Kingdom $633,541
7Brazil $613,368
8The Netherlands $575,985
9Taiwan $392,834
10Portugal $386,800

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Buffalo $1,266,209
2Detroit $1,170,040
3Seattle $959,073
4Los Angeles $783,808
5Miami $699,707
6San Francisco $647,566
7Honolulu $371,426
8Low Value Shipments $166,734
9Jacksonville/Tampa $46,781
10Laredo $26,920

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 63.86 percent compared to last year to $21.81 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 4.75 percent compared to last year to $6.25 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 24.97 percent compared to last year to $4.48 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 16.43 percent compared to last year to $4.12 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 12.03 percent compared to last year to $4.04 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 $8.03 million, 55.92 percent, (40.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $111,800, 0.63 percent, (32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea decreased $11,963, 0.15 percent, (14.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $307,398, 27.47 percent, (2.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $76,136, 7.95 percent, (1.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 91.57 percent of all these Live fish exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $50.41 million of the $55.05 million total.

All totaled, 73.94 percent of all these Live fish exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $40.7 million of the $55.05 million total