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

Exports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 771 export by value totaled $5.63 million for the month of March, $19.38 million through March of 2019, and $72.84 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
1Canada$6.65 M
2India$3.31 M
3Mexico$1.66 M
4Denmark$1.22 M
5Japan$1.06 M
6China$708,588
7Vietnam$647,715
8Indonesia$537,963
9Cayman Islands$373,116
10United Kingdom$279,091
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $19.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $2,280,551
2Port of Newark $1,551,611
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,511,177
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $1,420,090
5Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,249,833
6Port Everglades, Fla. $1,138,161
7Port of New York $1,114,683
8Port of Los Angeles $916,633
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $910,347
10Port of Houston $889,790

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 34.92 percent through March to $19.38 million

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 34.92 percent from $14.37 million to $19.38 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 771 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 839 for the last full year with a total value of $72.84 million, a $5.58 million, 8.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $6,645,843
2India $3,306,370
3Mexico $1,659,563
4Denmark $1,220,016
5Japan $1,058,113
6China $708,588
7Vietnam $647,715
8Indonesia $537,963
9Cayman Islands $373,116
10United Kingdom $279,091

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $5,825,844
2Miami $3,239,043
3Los Angeles $2,322,710
4Buffalo $2,003,839
5San Diego $1,508,415
6Boston $1,275,820
7Detroit $1,081,498
8New York City $1,050,093
9Portland, Maine $712,652
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $673,844

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:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 52.59 percent compared to last year to $2.28 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 3260.94 percent compared to last year to $1.55 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 43.19 percent compared to last year to $1.51 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 1410.98 percent compared to last year to $1.42 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 46.92 percent compared to last year to $1.25 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 Canada decreased $814,591, 10.92 percent, (34.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India increased $3.31 million, 0 percent, (17.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $455,254, 37.8 percent, (8.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Denmark increased $1.22 million, 0 percent, (6.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $598,377, 130.16 percent, (5.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.66 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $13.89 million of the $19.38 million total.

All totaled, 41.34 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $8.01 million of the $19.38 million total