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

Exports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 400 export by value totaled $42.45 million for the month of December, $449.59 million through December 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$112.82 M
2Hong Kong$100.75 M
3Canada$65.85 M
4France$27.69 M
5The Netherlands$24.95 M
6Japan$16.19 M
7Vietnam$15.98 M
8United Kingdom$8.12 M
9Belgium$7.01 M
10Australia$4.52 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $449.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $104,145,603
2Port of New York $38,044,559
3Port of Boston $37,849,870
4Port of Los Angeles $37,586,392
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $37,359,749
6Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $23,560,947
7Port of Virginia $22,834,206
8Port of Newark $19,835,253
9Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $19,163,182
10Port of Long Beach $17,882,565

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 12.47 percent through December to $449.59 million

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 12.47 percent from $513.66 million to $449.59 million in 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 400 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 365 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 December 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 New York, No. 3 Port of Boston, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $112,820,937
2Hong Kong $100,751,713
3Canada $65,853,151
4France $27,691,894
5The Netherlands $24,952,446
6Japan $16,189,536
7Vietnam $15,980,624
8United Kingdom $8,118,991
9Belgium $7,006,006
10Australia $4,519,838

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $68,512,660
2LOS ANGELES, CA $62,185,124
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $23,776,474
4BOSTON, MA $22,544,370
5SAN FRANCISCO, CA $11,768,442
6BUFFALO, NY $10,716,704
7NORFOLK, VA $9,209,328
8PORTLAND, ME $9,134,328
9OGDENSBURG, NY $5,225,080
10MIAMI, FL $4,952,524

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 2.43 percent compared to last year to $104.15 million.
  • Port of New York fell 43.66 percent compared to last year to $38.04 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 4.7 percent compared to last year to $37.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 37.59 percent compared to last year to $37.59 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 1.76 percent compared to last year to $37.36 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 $866,848, 0.77 percent, (25.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $9.25 million, 10.11 percent, (22.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $6.39 million, 8.84 percent, (14.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $9.17 million, 24.87 percent, (6.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $4.21 million, 14.44 percent, (5.55 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.86 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $332.07 million of the $449.59 million total.

All totaled, 56.72 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $254.99 million of the $449.59 million total