Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 359 import by value totaled $62.51 million for the month of February, $135.39 million through February of 2020, and $901.45 million for all of 2019, 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$26.08 M
2Canada$23.18 M
3New Zealand$12.77 M
4Spain$11.61 M
5Japan$9.15 M
6India$9.11 M
7Thailand$5.15 M
8Chile$3.84 M
9Mexico$3.72 M
10Indonesia$3.6 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $135.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $32,579,752
2Port of Los Angeles $24,025,087
3Port of Calais, Maine $13,352,025
4Port of Boston $11,534,559
5Port Miami $10,022,471
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $5,895,451
7Port of Long Beach $4,110,153
8Port of Virginia $3,988,166
9Port of Houston $3,225,562
10Port Everglades, Fla. $3,145,087

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 3.73 percent through February to $135.39 million

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks decreased 3.73 percent from $140.64 million to $135.39 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 359 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 373 for the last full year with a total value of $901.45 million, a $111.33 million, 10.99 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Spain 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 of Boston and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Spain 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.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $26,081,751
2Canada $23,177,860
3New Zealand $12,767,103
4Spain $11,605,797
5Japan $9,151,466
6India $9,108,252
7Thailand $5,149,793
8Chile $3,841,673
9Mexico $3,722,400
10Indonesia $3,603,554

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $17,014,141
2Los Angeles $15,555,494
3Boston $10,774,122
4Portland, Maine $10,001,395
5Miami $8,475,625
6San Francisco $2,693,714
7Seattle $2,442,716
8Houston $1,970,195
9Atlanta/Savannah $1,791,605
10Baltimore $1,684,962

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 16.68 percent compared to last year to $32.58 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.91 percent compared to last year to $24.03 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 3.83 percent compared to last year to $13.35 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 31.85 percent compared to last year to $11.53 million.
  • Port Miami fell 10.27 percent compared to last year to $10.02 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 $820,383, 3.05 percent, (19.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $480,104, 2.03 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $4.07 million, 46.81 percent, (9.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Spain increased $207,220, 1.82 percent, (8.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $5.32 million, 36.76 percent, (6.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.14 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $82.78 million of the $135.39 million total.

All totaled, 67.59 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $91.51 million of the $135.39 million total