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

Imports: Frozen fish

Frozen fish, the No. 414 import by value totaled $52.41 million for the month of August, $472.97 million through August of 2019, and $735.29 million 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
1China$58.71 M
2South Korea$33.94 M
3Canada$33.56 M
4Vietnam$31.86 M
5Taiwan$30.95 M
6Argentina$27.5 M
7Norway$21.97 M
8Brazil$19.04 M
9Falkland Islands$18.13 M
10Russia$16.15 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $472.97 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $112,718,107
2Port of Newark $93,540,706
3Port Everglades, Fla. $41,063,367
4Port of New York $37,754,575
5Port Miami $27,094,424
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $18,021,715
7Port of Portland, Maine $14,858,091
8Port of Long Beach $14,660,640
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $12,291,522
10Port of Houston $11,832,245

U.S. imports of Frozen fish decreased 1.75 percent through August to $472.97 million

U.S. imports of Frozen fish decreased 1.75 percent from $481.41 million to $472.97 million through the first eight 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 414 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 419 for the last full year with a total value of $735.29 million, a $66.13 million, 9.88 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Taiwan. 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $58,707,399
2South Korea $33,943,623
3Canada $33,564,073
4Vietnam $31,864,292
5Taiwan $30,948,219
6Argentina $27,496,574
7Norway $21,965,479
8Brazil $19,036,378
9Falkland Islands $18,133,510
10Russia $16,151,948

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $67,626,741
2New York City $65,048,371
3Miami $30,912,047
4Seattle $24,150,257
5Portland, Maine $15,472,074
6Boston $10,939,477
7Houston $6,296,259
8San Francisco $6,045,131
9Atlanta/Savannah $5,338,365
10Chicago $5,099,834

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.09 percent compared to last year to $112.72 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 19.26 percent compared to last year to $93.54 million.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 28.98 percent compared to last year to $41.06 million.
  • Port of New York rose 20.56 percent compared to last year to $37.75 million.
  • Port Miami rose 50.18 percent compared to last year to $27.09 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 decreased $46.13 million, 44 percent, (12.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $457,993, 1.37 percent, (7.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $2.81 million, 9.14 percent, (7.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $8.31 million, 35.29 percent, (6.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $5.62 million, 22.18 percent, (6.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 39.97 percent of all these Frozen fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $189.03 million of the $472.97 million total.

All totaled, 66 percent of all these Frozen fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $312.17 million of the $472.97 million total