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

Exports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 808 export by value totaled $8.99 million for the month of October, $59.02 million through October of 2018, and $67.26 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
1Canada$22.95 M
2Denmark$7.78 M
3Mexico$5.19 M
4Japan$2.4 M
5France$2.16 M
6China$1.95 M
7Taiwan$1.61 M
8Thailand$1.5 M
9Hong Kong$1.23 M
10Vietnam$1.13 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $59.02 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $7,778,396
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $6,871,870
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $5,799,056
4Port Miami $4,605,689
5Port of Los Angeles $3,005,394
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,888,270
7Port of Calais, Maine $2,495,395
8Port of Long Beach $2,130,946
9Port of Boston $1,913,790
10Port of New York $1,812,475

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 9.69 percent through October to $59.02 million

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 9.69 percent from $53.81 million to $59.02 million through the first 10 months of 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 808 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 815 for the last full year with a total value of $67.26 million, a $66.03 million, 49.54 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Denmark, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 France and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of New York.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $22,950,633
2Denmark $7,779,657
3Mexico $5,187,759
4Japan $2,396,417
5France $2,155,444
6China $1,945,665
7Taiwan $1,608,274
8Thailand $1,500,505
9Hong Kong $1,228,421
10Vietnam $1,132,989

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $1,608,193
2Seattle $1,350,129
3Detroit $972,521
4Buffalo $720,058
5Los Angeles $679,739
6San Diego $669,424
7New York City $437,431
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $303,003
9Portland, Maine $193,897
10San Francisco $181,580

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 1.45 percent compared to last year to $7.78 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 632.42 percent compared to last year to $6.87 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.12 percent compared to last year to $5.8 million.
  • Port Miami rose 42.27 percent compared to last year to $4.61 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 90.96 percent compared to last year to $3.01 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 increased $1.15 million, 5.3 percent, (38.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Denmark increased $4.04 million, 107.77 percent, (13.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $975,249, 23.15 percent, (8.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $359,816, 17.67 percent, (4.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France decreased $253,915, 10.54 percent, (3.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.57 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $40.47 million of the $59.02 million total.

All totaled, 47.54 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $28.06 million of the $59.02 million total