Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Frozen fish

Frozen fish, the No. 390 import by value totaled $40.87 million for the month of May, $280.61 million through May of 2020, and $736.61 million for all of 2019, 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
1China$46.21 M
2South Korea$24.09 M
3Argentina$21.72 M
4Taiwan$18.45 M
5Norway$17.36 M
6Canada$15.07 M
7Vietnam$14.55 M
8Brazil$14.36 M
9Russia$10.7 M
10Falkland Islands$8.58 M
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U.S. imports of Frozen fish decreased 9.99 percent through May to $280.61 million

U.S. imports of Frozen fish decreased 9.99 percent from $311.75 million to $280.61 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 390 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 408 for the last full year with a total value of $736.61 million, a $1.32 million, 0.18 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Argentina, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Portland, Maine.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Argentina and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.6 percent compared to last year to $69.77 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 12.95 percent compared to last year to $52.97 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 14.11 percent compared to last year to $32.74 million.
  • Port of New York fell 27.85 percent compared to last year to $18.44 million.
  • Port of Portland, Maine rose 13.85 percent compared to last year to $12.8 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 China increased $8.38 million, 22.15 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea decreased $1.31 million, 5.17 percent, (8.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Argentina increased $2.69 million, 14.15 percent, (7.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $817,055, 4.24 percent, (6.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Norway increased $951,790, 5.8 percent, (6.19 percent market share).

All totaled, 45.56 percent of all these Frozen fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $127.83 million of the $280.61 million total.

All totaled, 66.54 percent of all these Frozen fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $186.73 million of the $280.61 million total