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

Imports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 191 import by value totaled $171.73 million for the month of March, $521.42 million through March of 2019, and $3.02 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
1Indonesia$142.36 M
2Vietnam$74.92 M
3Thailand$68.26 M
4India$64.48 M
5China$52.38 M
6Canada$26.27 M
7Philippines$20.07 M
8Venezuela$11.57 M
9Mexico$8.3 M
10Chile$7.64 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $521.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $136,442,336
2Port of Newark $111,142,029
3Port of Virginia $47,523,057
4Port Miami $37,159,540
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,844,242
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $28,768,832
7Port of Houston $22,341,443
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $20,084,927
9Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $16,856,622
10Miami International Airport $12,278,774

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. decreased 12.96 percent through March to $521.42 million

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. decreased 12.96 percent from $599.08 million to $521.42 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 191 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 174 for the last full year with a total value of $3.02 billion, a $190.9 million, 6.74 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 India and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Port of Jacksonville, Fla..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $142,359,930
2Vietnam $74,917,399
3Thailand $68,261,096
4India $64,481,800
5China $52,380,820
6Canada $26,272,709
7Philippines $20,066,320
8Venezuela $11,571,887
9Mexico $8,295,823
10Chile $7,637,539

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $300,624,800
2New York City $187,749,392
3Miami $85,744,807
4Norfolk $72,762,453
5Jacksonville/Tampa $63,723,177
6Atlanta/Savannah $47,977,006
7Portland, Maine $47,273,336
8Houston $41,765,074
9Baltimore $36,516,629
10Chicago $33,822,791

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 Los Angeles fell 23.54 percent compared to last year to $136.44 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 5.43 percent compared to last year to $111.14 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 10.4 percent compared to last year to $47.52 million.
  • Port Miami fell 13.89 percent compared to last year to $37.16 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 9.62 percent compared to last year to $31.84 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 Indonesia decreased $7.7 million, 5.13 percent, (27.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $7.87 million, 9.51 percent, (14.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $11.51 million, 14.43 percent, (13.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $5.38 million, 9.11 percent, (12.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $59.46 million, 53.16 percent, (10.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.17 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $402.4 million of the $521.42 million total.

All totaled, 69.83 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $364.11 million of the $521.42 million total