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

Imports: Fish, fresh or chilled

Fish, fresh or chilled, the No. 200 import by value totaled $162.2 million for the month of October, $1.66 billion through October of 2018, and $1.81 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
1Canada$644.29 M
2Norway$188.21 M
3United Kingdom$99.7 M
4Mexico$97.03 M
5Faroe Islands$64.99 M
6Chile$61.79 M
7Panama$48.62 M
8Ecuador$46.56 M
9Brazil$31.88 M
10Costa Rica$27 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.66 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $354,216,719
2Miami International Airport $322,297,079
3Port of Calais, Maine $199,288,852
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $196,404,713
5Los Angeles International Airport $154,331,914
6Port of Newark $56,419,100
7Boston’s Logan International Airport $55,977,734
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $42,088,273
9Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $39,538,856
10Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $33,956,071

U.S. imports of Fish, fresh or chilled increased 8.58 percent through October to $1.66 billion

U.S. imports of Fish, fresh or chilled increased 8.58 percent from $1.53 billion to $1.66 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 200 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 198 for the last full year with a total value of $1.81 billion, a $100.23 million, 5.87 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $644,294,875
2Norway $188,213,734
3United Kingdom $99,700,587
4Mexico $97,028,088
5Faroe Islands $64,991,981
6Chile $61,791,901
7Panama $48,617,311
8Ecuador $46,560,449
9Brazil $31,875,743
10Costa Rica $26,999,290

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $57,389,838
2Seattle $48,091,400
3New York City $47,104,028
4Portland, Maine $44,663,546
5Los Angeles $33,045,955
6San Diego $8,448,462
7San Francisco $7,577,408
8Boston $7,310,318
9Chicago $6,168,707
10Detroit $5,483,137

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:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 4.43 percent compared to last year to $354.22 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 18.21 percent compared to last year to $322.3 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 8.57 percent compared to last year to $199.29 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 13.38 percent compared to last year to $196.4 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 14.1 percent compared to last year to $154.33 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 increased $9.44 million, 1.49 percent, (38.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway increased $49.06 million, 35.26 percent, (11.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $654,984, 0.66 percent, (6.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $5.59 million, 6.12 percent, (5.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Faroe Islands decreased $7.47 million, 10.31 percent, (3.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.93 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.09 billion of the $1.66 billion total.

All totaled, 73.9 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.23 billion of the $1.66 billion total