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

Imports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 365 import by value totaled $86.29 million for the month of July, $522.78 million through July 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$107.33 M
2China$87.7 M
3Spain$47.81 M
4New Zealand$44.4 M
5Japan$28.6 M
6India$23.64 M
7Mexico$22.06 M
8Indonesia$20.84 M
9Taiwan$18.56 M
10Chile$17.25 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $522.78 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $108,569,196
2Port of Los Angeles $102,576,693
3Port of Calais, Maine $62,901,449
4Port Miami $38,587,922
5Port of Boston $37,500,456
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $27,616,637
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $15,873,664
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $12,760,187
9Port of New York $10,945,082
10Port of Houston $10,752,118

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 7.00 percent through July to $522.78 million

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 7.00 percent from $562.14 million to $522.78 million through the first seven 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 365 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 348 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, 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 Calais, Maine, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Boston.

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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $107,332,448
2China $87,704,709
3Spain $47,805,994
4New Zealand $44,399,614
5Japan $28,603,923
6India $23,640,091
7Mexico $22,061,695
8Indonesia $20,837,685
9Taiwan $18,556,490
10Chile $17,245,065

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 7.98 percent compared to last year to $108.57 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.29 percent compared to last year to $102.58 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 5.57 percent compared to last year to $62.9 million.
  • Port Miami rose 5.93 percent compared to last year to $38.59 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 34.34 percent compared to last year to $37.5 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 $6.78 million, 6.74 percent, (20.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $63.32 million, 41.93 percent, (16.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $11.85 million, 19.86 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 New Zealand increased $12.02 million, 37.12 percent, (8.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $7.51 million, 35.59 percent, (5.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.42 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $315.85 million of the $522.78 million total.

All totaled, 66.98 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $350.14 million of the $522.78 million total