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

Imports: Fish, fresh or chilled

Fish, fresh or chilled, the No. 200 import by value totaled $155.56 million for the month of December, $1.96 billion through December 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$740.2 M
2Norway$226.89 M
3United Kingdom$117.12 M
4Mexico$116.6 M
5Faroe Islands$81.85 M
6Chile$80.76 M
7Panama$55.2 M
8Ecuador$52.41 M
9Brazil$37.41 M
10Costa Rica$33.13 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.96 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $406,515,284
2Miami International Airport $380,023,756
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $237,317,606
4Port of Calais, Maine $227,871,198
5Los Angeles International Airport $184,413,812
6Boston’s Logan International Airport $72,317,575
7Port of Newark $68,538,858
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $51,366,834
9Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $44,258,224
10Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $43,124,865

U.S. imports of Fish, fresh or chilled increased 8.37 percent through December to $1.96 billion

U.S. imports of Fish, fresh or chilled increased 8.37 percent from $1.81 billion to $1.96 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 200 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 203 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 December 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 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 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $740,195,881
2Norway $226,894,848
3United Kingdom $117,121,004
4Mexico $116,601,806
5Faroe Islands $81,854,976
6Chile $80,758,757
7Panama $55,202,081
8Ecuador $52,414,185
9Brazil $37,409,258
10Costa Rica $33,134,499

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $87,245,116
2Seattle $76,262,199
3New York City $74,769,015
4Portland, Maine $61,554,473
5Los Angeles $49,924,042
6Boston $15,938,224
7San Diego $13,432,089
8Detroit $11,799,323
9San Francisco $10,906,384
10Chicago $9,221,939

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 4.67 percent compared to last year to $406.52 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 18.17 percent compared to last year to $380.02 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 14.43 percent compared to last year to $237.32 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 3.65 percent compared to last year to $227.87 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 13.14 percent compared to last year to $184.41 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 $1.02 million, 0.14 percent, (37.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Norway increased $51.86 million, 29.63 percent, (11.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $1.34 million, 1.16 percent, (5.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $5.36 million, 4.82 percent, (5.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Faroe Islands decreased $1.01 million, 1.22 percent, (4.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.47 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.28 billion of the $1.96 billion total.

All totaled, 73.31 percent of all these Fish, fresh or chilled imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.44 billion of the $1.96 billion total