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

Imports: Fish, fresh or chilled

Fish, fresh or chilled, the No. 203 import by value totaled $182.72 million for the month of March, $467.69 million through March of 2019, and $1.96 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
1Canada$148.06 M
2Norway$58.17 M
3Mexico$32.5 M
4United Kingdom$31.23 M
5Faroe Islands$27.51 M
6Chile$22.57 M
7Ecuador$16.96 M
8Brazil$11.47 M
9Sri Lanka$10.7 M
10New Zealand$9.63 M
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U.S. imports of Fish, fresh or chilled increased 1.83 percent through March to $467.69 million

U.S. imports of Fish, fresh or chilled increased 1.83 percent from $459.29 million to $467.69 million 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 203 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 199 for the last full year with a total value of $1.96 billion, a $151.26 million, 8.37 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Faroe Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Norway, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Faroe Islands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $148,057,894
2Norway $58,165,113
3Mexico $32,502,201
4United Kingdom $31,230,447
5Faroe Islands $27,507,771
6Chile $22,573,995
7Ecuador $16,957,187
8Brazil $11,465,936
9Sri Lanka $10,697,409
10New Zealand $9,630,880

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $117,981,871
2Seattle $102,149,908
3New York City $99,784,941
4Portland, Maine $76,831,901
5Los Angeles $66,533,702
6Boston $24,229,617
7San Diego $17,772,377
8Detroit $16,338,607
9San Francisco $13,713,120
10Chicago $11,885,772

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:

  • Miami International Airport fell 0.53 percent compared to last year to $93.59 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 16.19 percent compared to last year to $69.13 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 12.23 percent compared to last year to $62.34 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 3.11 percent compared to last year to $54.31 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 3.08 percent compared to last year to $46.73 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 Canada decreased $10.59 million, 6.67 percent, (31.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway decreased $1.32 million, 2.23 percent, (12.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $3.09 million, 10.51 percent, (6.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom increased $1.9 million, 6.47 percent, (6.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Faroe Islands increased $9.04 million, 48.94 percent, (5.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.6 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $297.46 million of the $467.69 million total.

All totaled, 69.73 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $326.1 million of the $467.69 million total