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

Imports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 351 import by value totaled $82.29 million for the month of October, $806.44 million through October of 2018, and $967.57 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$221.6 M
2Canada$144.92 M
3Spain$86.73 M
4New Zealand$40.05 M
5India$37.25 M
6Mexico$32.99 M
7Japan$32.56 M
8Argentina$26.89 M
9Taiwan$25.97 M
10Indonesia$23.71 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $806.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $176,533,638
2Port of Los Angeles $174,634,980
3Port of Calais, Maine $86,236,437
4Port of Boston $80,202,111
5Port Miami $46,509,531
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $38,481,261
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $25,970,005
8Port of Virginia $22,879,949
9Port Everglades, Fla. $14,874,608
10Port of Long Beach $13,447,497

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks increased 0.66 percent through October to $806.44 million

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks increased 0.66 percent from $801.18 million to $806.44 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 351 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 330 for the last full year with a total value of $967.57 million, a $50.47 million, 5.50 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 4 Port of Boston and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 New Zealand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Boston, No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $221,603,603
2Canada $144,922,792
3Spain $86,732,191
4New Zealand $40,046,121
5India $37,253,287
6Mexico $32,988,965
7Japan $32,556,247
8Argentina $26,891,741
9Taiwan $25,968,550
10Indonesia $23,711,178

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $37,435,442
2New York City $33,092,354
3Boston $22,109,090
4Portland, Maine $20,459,584
5Miami $12,759,069
6Norfolk $5,253,417
7Seattle $3,874,791
8Houston $3,760,015
9San Francisco $3,379,380
10Atlanta/Savannah $2,346,738

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 1.07 percent compared to last year to $176.53 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.41 percent compared to last year to $174.63 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 7.95 percent compared to last year to $86.24 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 14.44 percent compared to last year to $80.2 million.
  • Port Miami rose 5.74 percent compared to last year to $46.51 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 $35.06 million, 13.66 percent, (27.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $3.98 million, 2.82 percent, (17.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $23.55 million, 37.28 percent, (10.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 New Zealand decreased $13.52 million, 25.24 percent, (4.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $7.26 million, 24.22 percent, (4.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.79 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $530.56 million of the $806.44 million total.

All totaled, 69.95 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $564.12 million of the $806.44 million total