Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 810 export by value totaled $4.29 million for the month of February, $9.98 million through February of 2020, and $80.19 million for all of 2019, 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$3.47 M
2Mexico$1.87 M
3Denmark$926,929
4Indonesia$359,215
5Panama$277,637
6Dominican Republic$275,040
7Vietnam$273,356
8Singapore$265,510
9Cayman Islands$247,171
10Costa Rica$191,635
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.98 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,411,966
2Port Everglades, Fla. $1,046,210
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $881,871
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $871,984
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $601,356
6Port of Los Angeles $577,846
7Port Miami $462,226
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $376,890
9Port of Newark $359,215
10Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $357,289

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. decreased 27.42 percent through February to $9.98 million

U.S. exports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. decreased 27.42 percent from $13.76 million to $9.98 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 810 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 755 for the last full year with a total value of $80.19 million, a $7.36 million, 10.10 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. 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 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,472,542
2Mexico $1,869,313
3Denmark $926,929
4Indonesia $359,215
5Panama $277,637
6Dominican Republic $275,040
7Vietnam $273,356
8Singapore $265,510
9Cayman Islands $247,171
10Costa Rica $191,635

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SEATTLE, WA $5,887,408
2LOS ANGELES, CA $1,342,644
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,223,958
4MIAMI, FL $1,176,764
5OGDENSBURG, NY $990,008
6SAN DIEGO, CA $977,250
7BUFFALO, NY $901,670
8BOSTON, MA $448,702
9DETROIT, MI $383,170
10PORTLAND, ME $347,608

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. rose 44.79 percent compared to last year to $1.41 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 43.64 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 10.95 percent compared to last year to $881,871.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. fell 28.67 percent compared to last year to $871,984.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY fell 61.4 percent compared to last year to $601,356.

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 $738,398, 17.54 percent, (34.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $916,374, 96.16 percent, (18.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Denmark decreased $95,426, 9.33 percent, (9.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Indonesia decreased $178,748, 33.23 percent, (3.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Panama increased $146,001, 110.91 percent, (2.78 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.17 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $6.91 million of the $9.98 million total.

All totaled, 48.21 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.81 million of the $9.98 million total