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

Exports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 401 export by value totaled $29.52 million for the month of October, $376.63 million through October of 2018, and $513.66 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

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$91.03 M
2Hong Kong$83.53 M
3Canada$54.42 M
4France$26.34 M
5The Netherlands$22.5 M
6Japan$13.79 M
7Vietnam$11.72 M
8United Kingdom$6.67 M
9Belgium$6.25 M
10Italy$4.15 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $376.63 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $90,683,724
2Port of Oakland, Calif. $34,185,366
3Port of New York $32,189,916
4Port of Boston $30,968,282
5Port of Los Angeles $24,823,662
6Port of Virginia $20,919,658
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $19,210,720
8Port of Newark $17,030,488
9Port of Long Beach $15,783,222
10Port of Portland, Maine $15,373,491

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 2.87 percent through October to $376.63 million

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 2.87 percent from $387.75 million to $376.63 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 401 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 382 for the last full year with a total value of $513.66 million, a $25.46 million, 5.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 France and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 2 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 2 Port of New York, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $91,032,630
2Hong Kong $83,534,214
3Canada $54,421,673
4France $26,336,795
5The Netherlands $22,503,539
6Japan $13,792,418
7Vietnam $11,720,638
8United Kingdom $6,669,205
9Belgium $6,249,188
10Italy $4,152,849

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $24,431,318
2Los Angeles $19,865,679
3Boston $7,704,288
4New York City $6,249,034
5Norfolk $3,347,312
6San Francisco $3,154,755
7Buffalo $2,869,938
8Portland, Maine $2,811,186
9Miami $1,661,488
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,216,368

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:

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 5.31 percent compared to last year to $90.68 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 58.68 percent compared to last year to $34.19 million.
  • Port of New York fell 45.21 percent compared to last year to $32.19 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 4.57 percent compared to last year to $30.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.1 percent compared to last year to $24.82 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 increased $33.46 million, 58.13 percent, (24.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $8.4 million, 11.18 percent, (22.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $3.82 million, 6.56 percent, (14.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $7.17 million, 21.41 percent, (6.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $1.03 million, 4.39 percent, (5.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.77 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $277.83 million of the $376.63 million total.

All totaled, 56.51 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $212.85 million of the $376.63 million total