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

Exports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 781 export by value totaled $6.99 million for the month of July, $43.48 million through July 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$15.55 M
2Mexico$4.07 M
3India$3.51 M
4Denmark$3.39 M
5Japan$2.55 M
6Vietnam$1.91 M
7Thailand$964,408
8China$908,436
9Taiwan$841,309
10Cayman Islands$761,279
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $43.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $4,516,353
2Port of Seattle, Wash. $4,060,950
3Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $3,894,123
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,999,599
5Port Everglades, Fla. $2,227,098
6Port of Long Beach $1,919,329
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,907,075
8Port of Los Angeles $1,849,870
9Port of Newark $1,754,379
10Port of New York $1,622,535

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 18.58 percent through July to $43.48 million

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 18.58 percent from $36.66 million to $43.48 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 781 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 826 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 India, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 China and No. 5 Thailand. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $15,547,319
2Mexico $4,065,561
3India $3,513,170
4Denmark $3,391,124
5Japan $2,550,198
6Vietnam $1,911,006
7Thailand $964,408
8China $908,436
9Taiwan $841,309
10Cayman Islands $761,279

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 13.27 percent compared to last year to $4.52 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 97.66 percent compared to last year to $4.06 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 33.4 percent compared to last year to $3.89 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 60.2 percent compared to last year to $3 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 64.48 percent compared to last year to $2.23 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 $628,016, 3.88 percent, (35.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $670,097, 19.74 percent, (9.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 India increased $2.94 million, 511.44 percent, (8.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Denmark increased $1.23 million, 56.92 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $1.66 million, 185.64 percent, (5.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.86 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $29.07 million of the $43.48 million total.

All totaled, 40.71 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $17.7 million of the $43.48 million total