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

Imports: Live fish

Live fish, the No. 898 import by value totaled $4.56 million for the month of February, $10.06 million through February of 2019, and $61.24 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
1South Korea$1.9 M
2Singapore$1.31 M
3Thailand$1.26 M
4Indonesia$807,693
5Sri Lanka$713,472
6Vietnam$592,585
7Taiwan$392,135
8Philippines$384,045
9Japan$325,538
10Australia$279,646
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U.S. imports of Live fish increased 2.89 percent through February to $10.06 million

U.S. imports of Live fish increased 2.89 percent from $9.78 million to $10.06 million through the first two 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 898 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 902 for the last full year with a total value of $61.24 million, a $4.33 million, 7.62 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $1,903,364
2Singapore $1,313,456
3Thailand $1,256,407
4Indonesia $807,693
5Sri Lanka $713,472
6Vietnam $592,585
7Taiwan $392,135
8Philippines $384,045
9Japan $325,538
10Australia $279,646

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $10,391,816
2New York City $2,611,158
3Atlanta/Savannah $2,066,788
4Chicago $1,148,014
5Miami $845,960
6Honolulu $679,501
7Jacksonville/Tampa $657,924
8San Francisco $563,272
9Seattle $373,609
10Boston $224,260

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 7.41 percent compared to last year to $5.1 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.67 percent compared to last year to $1.05 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 62.39 percent compared to last year to $839,866.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 16.46 percent compared to last year to $808,090.
  • Miami International Airport fell 12.13 percent compared to last year to $522,763.

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 increased $35,492, 1.9 percent, (18.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore increased $12,820, 0.99 percent, (13.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $153,924, 13.96 percent, (12.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $138,406, 14.63 percent, (8.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Sri Lanka increased $72,063, 11.24 percent, (7.09 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.57 percent of all these Live fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $5.99 million of the $10.06 million total.

All totaled, 82.64 percent of all these Live fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $8.32 million of the $10.06 million total