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

Imports: Frozen fish

Frozen fish, the No. 422 import by value totaled $54.48 million for the month of October, $590.34 million through October of 2018, and $669.16 million 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
1China$123.78 M
2Canada$42.81 M
3South Korea$40.38 M
4Norway$33.7 M
5Taiwan$31.26 M
6Brazil$30.93 M
7Vietnam$30.02 M
8Argentina$25.74 M
9Chile$20.39 M
10Russia$19.22 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $590.34 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $139,381,083
2Port of Los Angeles $131,483,354
3Port Everglades, Fla. $41,829,085
4Port of New York $37,341,518
5Port of Portland, Maine $25,802,555
6Port of Long Beach $25,363,380
7Port Miami $24,720,557
8Port of Boston $19,484,148
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $17,574,783
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $15,367,210

U.S. imports of Frozen fish increased 10.22 percent through October to $590.34 million

U.S. imports of Frozen fish increased 10.22 percent from $535.6 million to $590.34 million 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 422 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 426 for the last full year with a total value of $669.16 million, a $17.01 million, 2.61 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port Everglades, Fla., No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Port of Boston.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $123,778,633
2Canada $42,807,113
3South Korea $40,376,878
4Norway $33,704,403
5Taiwan $31,258,031
6Brazil $30,930,899
7Vietnam $30,016,917
8Argentina $25,742,083
9Chile $20,390,086
10Russia $19,215,592

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $33,568,667
2Los Angeles $26,790,411
3Miami $14,432,619
4Portland, Maine $7,432,405
5Seattle $7,056,420
6Boston $4,697,708
7Houston $3,283,735
8Atlanta/Savannah $3,224,004
9San Francisco $2,977,979
10Chicago $2,533,905

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 11.9 percent compared to last year to $139.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.25 percent compared to last year to $131.48 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 48.86 percent compared to last year to $41.83 million.
  • Port of New York rose 72.48 percent compared to last year to $37.34 million.
  • Port of Portland, Maine rose 19.33 percent compared to last year to $25.8 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 $3.47 million, 2.88 percent, (20.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $3.45 million, 7.45 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $12.39 million, 44.27 percent, (6.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway increased $4.83 million, 16.71 percent, (5.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $335,705, 1.09 percent, (5.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.06 percent of all these Frozen fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $271.93 million of the $590.34 million total.

All totaled, 63.66 percent of all these Frozen fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $375.84 million of the $590.34 million total