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

Imports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 151 import by value totaled $302.32 million for the month of October, $2.45 billion through October of 2018, and $2.83 billion 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Indonesia$547.58 M
2China$440.82 M
3Vietnam$342.19 M
4Thailand$278.92 M
5Canada$252.15 M
6India$222.76 M
7Philippines$82.46 M
8Mexico$41.34 M
9Chile$37.21 M
10Venezuela$32.7 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.45 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $689,319,672
2Port of Newark $454,706,383
3Port of Virginia $206,884,443
4Port Miami $157,061,293
5Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $148,890,870
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $144,321,776
7Port of Houston $124,685,367
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $110,485,939
9Port of Calais, Maine $82,976,004
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $70,009,509

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 6.93 percent through October to $2.45 billion

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 6.93 percent from $2.29 billion to $2.45 billion 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 151 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 144 for the last full year with a total value of $2.83 billion, a $398.81 million, 16.39 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $547,584,600
2China $440,823,788
3Vietnam $342,190,095
4Thailand $278,924,994
5Canada $252,152,769
6India $222,757,126
7Philippines $82,460,097
8Mexico $41,340,561
9Chile $37,213,162
10Venezuela $32,695,231

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $127,299,287
2New York City $76,781,121
3Miami $35,154,743
4Jacksonville/Tampa $33,402,395
5Norfolk $28,080,331
6Atlanta/Savannah $24,157,308
7Portland, Maine $18,170,704
8Baltimore $15,127,816
9Chicago $14,021,612
10Houston $13,197,588

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 3.91 percent compared to last year to $689.32 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.55 percent compared to last year to $454.71 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 15.42 percent compared to last year to $206.88 million.
  • Port Miami rose 10.09 percent compared to last year to $157.06 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine fell 17.78 percent compared to last year to $148.89 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. imports from No. 1 Indonesia increased $76.07 million, 16.13 percent, (22.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $43.51 million, 10.95 percent, (18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $37.88 million, 12.45 percent, (13.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $72.01 million, 20.52 percent, (11.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $29.75 million, 10.55 percent, (10.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.04 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.86 billion of the $2.45 billion total.

All totaled, 67.67 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.66 billion of the $2.45 billion total