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

Imports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 374 import by value totaled $68.51 million for the month of March, $209.15 million through March of 2019, and $1.01 billion 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
1Canada$38.76 M
2China$35.67 M
3Japan$18.08 M
4Spain$17.37 M
5New Zealand$15 M
6India$12.92 M
7Indonesia$11.79 M
8Thailand$6.56 M
9Chile$6.15 M
10Mexico$5.89 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $209.15 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $42,547,437
2Port of Los Angeles $40,167,742
3Port of Calais, Maine $22,165,499
4Port of Boston $21,303,295
5Port Miami $15,922,984
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $10,082,232
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $6,633,455
8Port Everglades, Fla. $4,946,259
9Port of Houston $4,220,685
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $4,161,795

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 9.01 percent through March to $209.15 million

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 9.01 percent from $229.86 million to $209.15 million through the first three 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 374 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 344 for the last full year with a total value of $1.01 billion, a $45.22 million, 4.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 New Zealand. 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 Japan and No. 5 India. 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $38,759,522
2China $35,673,798
3Japan $18,084,929
4Spain $17,374,387
5New Zealand $15,004,168
6India $12,924,918
7Indonesia $11,793,145
8Thailand $6,564,419
9Chile $6,148,101
10Mexico $5,893,595

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $88,246,519
2New York City $83,034,700
3Boston $53,965,302
4Portland, Maine $36,126,743
5Miami $32,347,648
6San Francisco $9,953,536
7Norfolk $8,955,395
8Houston $7,754,018
9Seattle $7,476,863
10Atlanta/Savannah $5,991,929

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 7.85 percent compared to last year to $42.55 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.81 percent compared to last year to $40.17 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 2.24 percent compared to last year to $22.17 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 32.17 percent compared to last year to $21.3 million.
  • Port Miami rose 6 percent compared to last year to $15.92 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 Canada increased $746,326, 1.96 percent, (18.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $36.03 million, 50.25 percent, (17.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $2.82 million, 18.49 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $197,394, 1.15 percent, (8.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand increased $3.82 million, 34.17 percent, (7.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.72 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $124.9 million of the $209.15 million total.

All totaled, 67.95 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $142.11 million of the $209.15 million total