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

Exports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 437 export by value totaled $34.23 million for the month of July, $212.35 million through July 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
1China$48.32 M
2Hong Kong$43.34 M
3Canada$38.2 M
4France$13.45 M
5The Netherlands$9.89 M
6Vietnam$6.8 M
7Japan$4.96 M
8Belgium$4.41 M
9Mexico$4.34 M
10Australia$3.91 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $212.35 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $53,463,683
2Port of Boston $30,825,161
3Port of New York $18,083,885
4Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $12,620,309
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $11,427,667
6Port of Los Angeles $11,218,654
7Port of Virginia $7,420,088
8Port of Newark $6,577,736
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $6,370,300
10Boston’s Logan International Airport $6,039,076

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 21.52 percent through July to $212.35 million

U.S. exports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 21.52 percent from $270.56 million to $212.35 million through the first seven 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 437 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 394 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 July 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 Boston, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. 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 The Netherlands and No. 5 France. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $48,318,022
2Hong Kong $43,335,638
3Canada $38,203,369
4France $13,451,667
5The Netherlands $9,888,479
6Vietnam $6,798,643
7Japan $4,964,270
8Belgium $4,413,965
9Mexico $4,339,935
10Australia $3,910,829

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport fell 19.07 percent compared to last year to $53.46 million.
  • Port of Boston rose 61.79 percent compared to last year to $30.83 million.
  • Port of New York fell 14.1 percent compared to last year to $18.08 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 4.21 percent compared to last year to $12.62 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 3.69 percent compared to last year to $11.43 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 $23.24 million, 32.48 percent, (22.75 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $16.35 million, 27.4 percent, (20.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada decreased $874,959, 2.24 percent, (17.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $536,769, 3.84 percent, (6.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $6.06 million, 38.01 percent, (4.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.14 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $153.2 million of the $212.35 million total.

All totaled, 59.53 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $126.42 million of the $212.35 million total