Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Shrimp, other crustaceans

Shrimp, other crustaceans, the No. 261 export by value totaled $75.13 million for the month of December, $938.72 million in 2019, and $1.08 billion 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$427.08 M
2China$150.71 M
3Hong Kong$48.78 M
4Japan$39.14 M
5Vietnam$33.72 M
6Italy$30.09 M
7Taiwan$22.31 M
8Indonesia$19.08 M
9Thailand$18.39 M
10South Korea$18.32 M
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U.S. exports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 13.05 percent through December 2019 to $938.72 million

U.S. exports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 13.05 percent from $1.08 billion to $938.72 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 261 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 247 for the last full year with a total value of $1.08 billion, a $64.78 million, 6.38 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $427,082,459
2China $150,714,713
3Hong Kong $48,782,275
4Japan $39,139,843
5Vietnam $33,717,783
6Italy $30,088,575
7Taiwan $22,307,083
8Indonesia $19,079,902
9Thailand $18,390,079
10South Korea $18,321,252

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $100,044,180
2Seattle $63,031,622
3Portland, Maine $59,247,638
4Miami $45,191,532
5Boston $44,644,365
6Anchorage $33,492,211
7Los Angeles $10,995,601
8Honolulu $10,350,798
9Buffalo $4,785,218
10San Francisco $4,417,092

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 19.13 percent compared to last year to $260.47 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 39.2 percent compared to last year to $121.43 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 14.14 percent compared to last year to $84.16 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine fell 26.39 percent compared to last year to $70.18 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 11.56 percent compared to last year to $64.48 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 $15.87 million, 3.86 percent, (45.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $101.45 million, 40.23 percent, (16.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $17.45 million, 26.34 percent, (5.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $11.17 million, 22.2 percent, (4.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Vietnam decreased $11.77 million, 25.88 percent, (3.59 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.51 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $699.44 million of the $938.72 million total.

All totaled, 63.99 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $600.72 million of the $938.72 million total