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

Imports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 183 import by value totaled $224.4 million for the month of July, $1.36 billion through July 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$345.6 M
2Vietnam$188.86 M
3Thailand$153.52 M
4India$146.36 M
5China$141.67 M
6Canada$136.13 M
7Philippines$43.9 M
8Venezuela$27.26 M
9Chile$24.54 M
10Egypt$19.55 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $322,739,259
2Port of Newark $254,614,102
3Port of Virginia $119,772,490
4Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $85,544,808
5Port Miami $85,378,732
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $82,417,386
7Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $81,364,377
8Port of Houston $67,382,060
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $51,380,252
10Port of Calais, Maine $39,505,028

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. decreased 12.73 percent through July to $1.36 billion

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. decreased 12.73 percent from $1.56 billion to $1.36 billion 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 183 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 160 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 July 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 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $345,599,709
2Vietnam $188,863,987
3Thailand $153,519,033
4India $146,362,559
5China $141,670,156
6Canada $136,133,123
7Philippines $43,895,411
8Venezuela $27,262,445
9Chile $24,539,379
10Egypt $19,550,241

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 25.09 percent compared to last year to $322.74 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.03 percent compared to last year to $254.61 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 10.91 percent compared to last year to $119.77 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine fell 3.34 percent compared to last year to $85.54 million.
  • Port Miami fell 17.11 percent compared to last year to $85.38 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 $30.57 million, 8.13 percent, (25.37 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam decreased $9.33 million, 4.71 percent, (13.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $26.2 million, 14.58 percent, (11.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $2.75 million, 1.84 percent, (10.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $126.29 million, 47.13 percent, (10.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.64 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $976.02 million of the $1.36 billion total.

All totaled, 63.71 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $868.05 million of the $1.36 billion total