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

Exports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 799 export by value totaled $5.48 million for the month of December, $72.84 million through December 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$26.96 M
2Denmark$10.72 M
3Mexico$6.35 M
4Japan$4.35 M
5France$2.61 M
6Taiwan$2.41 M
7China$1.95 M
8Hong Kong$1.78 M
9Thailand$1.5 M
10Vietnam$1.32 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $72.84 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $9,635,207
2Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $9,490,774
3Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $7,082,837
4Port Miami $5,490,651
5Port of Los Angeles $3,929,052
6Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,714,703
7Port of Boston $3,175,210
8Port of Long Beach $2,628,997
9Port of Calais, Maine $2,495,395
10Port of New York $2,398,363

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 8.29 percent through December to $72.84 million

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 8.29 percent from $67.26 million to $72.84 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 799 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 809 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 December 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 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.

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 Japan. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $26,955,450
2Denmark $10,724,352
3Mexico $6,349,229
4Japan $4,349,191
5France $2,605,444
6Taiwan $2,406,785
7China $1,945,665
8Hong Kong $1,779,538
9Thailand $1,500,505
10Vietnam $1,323,441

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $5,471,620
2MIAMI, FL $4,241,156
3BUFFALO, NY $2,583,366
4SAN DIEGO, CA $2,373,428
5DETROIT, MI $2,119,986
6LOS ANGELES, CA $2,118,340
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $2,083,464
8PORTLAND, ME $1,258,832
9TAMPA, FL $930,720
10OGDENSBURG, NY $869,370

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 841.36 percent compared to last year to $9.64 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 1.72 percent compared to last year to $9.49 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 1.79 percent compared to last year to $7.08 million.
  • Port Miami rose 26.99 percent compared to last year to $5.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 67.81 percent compared to last year to $3.93 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 $56,328, 0.21 percent, (37.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Denmark increased $5.75 million, 115.55 percent, (14.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $840,732, 15.26 percent, (8.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $1.79 million, 70.1 percent, (5.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France decreased $553,915, 17.53 percent, (3.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $50.98 million of the $72.84 million total.

All totaled, 48.92 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $35.63 million of the $72.84 million total