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

Exports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 476 export by value totaled $19.82 million for the month of February, $46.94 million through February of 2020, and $371.06 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
1China$9.39 M
2Canada$9.27 M
3Hong Kong$7.79 M
4The Netherlands$2.21 M
5Japan$1.9 M
6France$1.77 M
7Malaysia$1.64 M
8United Kingdom$1.52 M
9Mexico$1.28 M
10South Korea$935,482
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $46.94 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $9,079,391
2Port of Los Angeles $6,720,468
3Port of Boston $4,696,024
4Port of New York $3,304,332
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $3,026,843
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $2,573,296
7Port of Long Beach $2,569,530
8Port of Virginia $1,889,620
9Port of Newark $1,723,222
10Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $1,694,341

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 26.01 percent through February to $46.94 million

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 26.01 percent from $63.44 million to $46.94 million through the first two 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 476 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 422 for the last full year with a total value of $371.06 million, a $78.53 million, 17.47 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Boston, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Hong Kong, 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 New York, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $9,386,618
2Canada $9,266,164
3Hong Kong $7,785,384
4The Netherlands $2,207,692
5Japan $1,895,190
6France $1,767,415
7Malaysia $1,638,332
8United Kingdom $1,515,888
9Mexico $1,275,495
10South Korea $935,482

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $16,634,486
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $9,115,510
3BOSTON, MA $8,452,758
4LOS ANGELES, CA $7,367,354
5BUFFALO, NY $3,380,340
6OGDENSBURG, NY $2,493,390
7MIAMI, FL $2,270,366
8NORFOLK, VA $1,680,574
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $1,530,416
10PORTLAND, ME $1,495,664

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport fell 50.11 percent compared to last year to $9.08 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.38 percent compared to last year to $6.72 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 42.86 percent compared to last year to $4.7 million.
  • Port of New York fell 19 percent compared to last year to $3.3 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 7.91 percent compared to last year to $3.03 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 decreased $6.53 million, 41.04 percent, (20 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $404,044, 4.18 percent, (19.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $7.42 million, 48.81 percent, (16.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $962, 0.04 percent, (4.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $107,048, 5.99 percent, (4.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.07 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $30.54 million of the $46.94 million total.

All totaled, 57.15 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $26.83 million of the $46.94 million total