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

Exports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 447 export by value totaled $25.51 million for the month of March, $88.95 million through March of 2019, and $449.59 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$21.52 M
2China$20.6 M
3Canada$14.26 M
4Vietnam$5.44 M
5The Netherlands$3.11 M
6France$2.61 M
7Japan$2.58 M
8Belgium$1.39 M
9South Korea$1.29 M
10Mexico$1.26 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $88.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $25,726,664
2Port of Boston $11,359,076
3Port of Los Angeles $9,745,123
4Port of New York $5,690,164
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $5,153,792
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,995,119
7Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $2,838,404
8Port of Newark $2,799,599
9Port Miami $2,229,314
10Port of Virginia $2,212,093

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 20.48 percent through March to $88.95 million

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 20.48 percent from $111.87 million to $88.95 million through the first three 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 447 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 399 for the last full year with a total value of $449.59 million, a $64.07 million, 12.47 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 2 Port of Boston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $21,520,600
2China $20,598,379
3Canada $14,258,479
4Vietnam $5,436,629
5The Netherlands $3,109,631
6France $2,613,227
7Japan $2,580,255
8Belgium $1,393,561
9South Korea $1,287,412
10Mexico $1,256,010

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $44,738,718
2Los Angeles $34,762,367
3Boston $16,036,596
4New York City $15,703,695
5Buffalo $6,704,652
6San Francisco $6,494,923
7Norfolk $5,261,860
8Portland, Maine $5,176,638
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,285,687
10Miami $3,311,983

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport fell 5.41 percent compared to last year to $25.73 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 24.15 percent compared to last year to $11.36 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 37.93 percent compared to last year to $9.75 million.
  • Port of New York rose 7.61 percent compared to last year to $5.69 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 10.91 percent compared to last year to $5.15 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 decreased $2.41 million, 10.06 percent, (24.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $13.02 million, 38.74 percent, (23.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $716,184, 4.78 percent, (16.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Vietnam increased $757,322, 16.18 percent, (6.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $888,596, 22.22 percent, (3.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.99 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $64.92 million of the $88.95 million total.

All totaled, 64.84 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $57.67 million of the $88.95 million total