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

Imports: Mussels, scallops, other mollusks

Mussels, scallops, other mollusks, the No. 343 import by value totaled $109.47 million for the month of December, $1.01 billion through December 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$293.39 M
2Canada$163.71 M
3Spain$104.49 M
4New Zealand$49.16 M
5Japan$48.69 M
6India$48.34 M
7Mexico$39.91 M
8Argentina$32.7 M
9Taiwan$31.29 M
10Indonesia$30.55 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $228,825,249
2Port of Los Angeles $224,358,279
3Port of Boston $106,909,889
4Port of Calais, Maine $96,362,302
5Port Miami $59,538,552
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $44,004,355
7Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $28,899,008
8Port of Virginia $26,594,729
9Port Everglades, Fla. $19,307,958
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $17,727,091

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks increased 4.67 percent through December to $1.01 billion

U.S. imports of Mussels, scallops, other mollusks increased 4.67 percent from $967.57 million to $1.01 billion in 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 343 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 324 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 December of this year the leading 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 New Zealand. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $293,392,866
2Canada $163,714,818
3Spain $104,492,490
4New Zealand $49,160,562
5Japan $48,685,015
6India $48,339,831
7Mexico $39,905,928
8Argentina $32,703,030
9Taiwan $31,289,463
10Indonesia $30,546,363

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $64,529,859
2New York City $60,659,501
3Boston $40,602,652
4Portland, Maine $28,350,989
5Miami $21,891,728
6Norfolk $7,142,320
7Houston $5,936,272
8Seattle $5,916,605
9San Francisco $5,383,908
10Atlanta/Savannah $5,107,636

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 6.79 percent compared to last year to $228.83 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.83 percent compared to last year to $224.36 million.
  • Port of Boston fell 17.38 percent compared to last year to $106.91 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 7.4 percent compared to last year to $96.36 million.
  • Port Miami rose 16.63 percent compared to last year to $59.54 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 $5.77 million, 1.93 percent, (28.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $728,487, 0.45 percent, (16.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain increased $23.74 million, 29.4 percent, (10.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 New Zealand decreased $11.31 million, 18.7 percent, (4.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $20.29 million, 29.41 percent, (4.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.11 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $659.45 million of the $1.01 billion total.

All totaled, 70.7 percent of all these Mussels, scallops, other mollusks imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $715.99 million of the $1.01 billion total