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

Imports: Shrimp, other crustaceans

Shrimp, other crustaceans, the No. 85 import by value totaled $462.75 million for the month of March, $1.39 billion through March of 2019, and $7.19 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1India$423.23 M
2Indonesia$189.06 M
3Russia$153.36 M
4Canada$149.84 M
5Ecuador$108.24 M
6Mexico$82.91 M
7Vietnam$47.71 M
8Thailand$39.84 M
9Argentina$39.66 M
10Honduras$22.17 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.39 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $333,820,435
2Port of Los Angeles $245,796,149
3Port of Calais, Maine $109,783,708
4Port Miami $94,084,344
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $82,136,141
6Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $71,773,878
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $70,549,869
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $63,601,173
9Port of Houston $48,599,745
10Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $30,621,404

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 8.19 percent through March to $1.39 billion

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 8.19 percent from $1.51 billion to $1.39 billion through the first three 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 85 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 78 for the last full year with a total value of $7.19 billion, a $185.39 million, 2.52 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Russia, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Ecuador. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $423,227,123
2Indonesia $189,055,358
3Russia $153,362,387
4Canada $149,843,837
5Ecuador $108,243,691
6Mexico $82,914,068
7Vietnam $47,709,165
8Thailand $39,840,238
9Argentina $39,657,363
10Honduras $22,174,399

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $602,728,204
2Los Angeles $453,858,325
3Portland, Maine $273,487,580
4Miami $183,777,543
5Phoenix/Nogales $150,039,785
6Seattle $146,609,139
7Atlanta/Savannah $99,018,446
8Houston $86,696,236
9Jacksonville/Tampa $57,239,939
10Chicago $46,072,003

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 12.8 percent compared to last year to $333.82 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 19.72 percent compared to last year to $245.8 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 20.38 percent compared to last year to $109.78 million.
  • Port Miami rose 2.55 percent compared to last year to $94.08 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 47.92 percent compared to last year to $82.14 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 India decreased $825,582, 0.19 percent, (30.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Indonesia decreased $80.18 million, 29.78 percent, (13.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Russia increased $57.86 million, 60.58 percent, (11.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $16.78 million, 10.07 percent, (10.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ecuador decreased $32.65 million, 23.17 percent, (7.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.91 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $1.39 billion total.

All totaled, 62.49 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $865.62 million of the $1.39 billion total