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

Imports: Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish

Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish, the No. 218 import by value totaled $193.38 million for the month of December, $1.82 billion through December of 2018, and $1.61 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
1Thailand$567.67 M
2China$294.38 M
3Ecuador$145.65 M
4Vietnam$107.98 M
5Canada$90.63 M
6Fiji$67.91 M
7Morocco$59.15 M
8Indonesia$52.55 M
9Mauritius$48.53 M
10Poland$44.33 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.82 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $594,680,639
2Port of Newark $440,965,269
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $170,249,879
4Port of Baltimore, Md. $96,209,531
5Port of Houston $64,224,708
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $46,365,847
7Port of Long Beach $38,587,415
8Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $34,382,241
9Port of Virginia $33,119,925
10Port of Calais, Maine $28,057,595

U.S. imports of Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish increased 13.51 percent through December to $1.82 billion

U.S. imports of Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish increased 13.51 percent from $1.61 billion to $1.82 billion in 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 218 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 223 for the last full year with a total value of $1.61 billion, a $197.5 million, 14.03 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 China, No. 3 Ecuador, 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Thailand, No. 2 China, No. 3 Ecuador, 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Thailand $567,673,025
2China $294,378,543
3Ecuador $145,650,292
4Vietnam $107,980,614
5Canada $90,631,327
6Fiji $67,906,529
7Morocco $59,149,679
8Indonesia $52,551,630
9Mauritius $48,529,435
10Poland $44,325,203

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $161,858,327
2New York City $121,209,123
3Atlanta/Savannah $52,297,994
4Chicago $31,762,829
5Baltimore $29,888,275
6Portland, Maine $18,191,503
7Houston $15,178,897
8San Francisco $11,986,154
9Miami $11,756,350
10Dallas $9,838,273

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 25.96 percent compared to last year to $594.68 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 12.24 percent compared to last year to $440.97 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 19.95 percent compared to last year to $170.25 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 38.04 percent compared to last year to $96.21 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 48.5 percent compared to last year to $64.22 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 Thailand increased $68.81 million, 13.79 percent, (31.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $42.55 million, 16.9 percent, (16.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ecuador increased $24.34 million, 20.06 percent, (7.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam decreased $9.87 million, 8.38 percent, (5.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $4.89 million, 5.12 percent, (4.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.2 percent of all these Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.21 billion of the $1.82 billion total.

All totaled, 74.98 percent of all these Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.37 billion of the $1.82 billion total