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

Imports: Live fish

Live fish, the No. 916 import by value totaled $5 million for the month of October, $50.91 million through October of 2018, and $56.91 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
1South Korea$9.23 M
2Singapore$6.34 M
3Thailand$6.19 M
4Indonesia$4.56 M
5Sri Lanka$2.99 M
6Philippines$2.21 M
7Taiwan$2 M
8Japan$1.98 M
9China$1.92 M
10Australia$1.91 M
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U.S. imports of Live fish increased 9.51 percent through October to $50.91 million

U.S. imports of Live fish increased 9.51 percent from $46.49 million to $50.91 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 916 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 921 for the last full year with a total value of $56.91 million, a $2.23 million, 4.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $9,233,033
2Singapore $6,341,409
3Thailand $6,185,589
4Indonesia $4,560,807
5Sri Lanka $2,985,358
6Philippines $2,214,389
7Taiwan $1,996,438
8Japan $1,976,938
9China $1,924,860
10Australia $1,911,400

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $5,280,599
2New York City $1,307,629
3Atlanta/Savannah $833,195
4Chicago $532,152
5Miami $517,091
6Jacksonville/Tampa $384,368
7Honolulu $245,139
8San Francisco $230,029
9Seattle $140,131
10Dallas $99,484

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 9.37 percent compared to last year to $24.46 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 9.84 percent compared to last year to $5.81 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 3.38 percent compared to last year to $4.46 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 22.16 percent compared to last year to $3.16 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 18.07 percent compared to last year to $2.41 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 South Korea decreased $470,293, 4.85 percent, (18.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore decreased $100,449, 1.56 percent, (12.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $1.34 million, 27.58 percent, (12.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $276,033, 6.44 percent, (8.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $571,295, 23.67 percent, (5.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.57 percent of all these Live fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $29.31 million of the $50.91 million total.

All totaled, 79.16 percent of all these Live fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $40.3 million of the $50.91 million total