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

Imports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 164 import by value totaled $174.92 million for the month of February, $397.73 million through February of 2020, and $2.59 billion 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
1Indonesia$108.31 M
2India$64.21 M
3Vietnam$58.55 M
4China$39 M
5Thailand$35.12 M
6Canada$31.56 M
7Philippines$8.23 M
8Ecuador$7.53 M
9Venezuela$6.65 M
10Russia$5.31 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $397.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $104,325,224
2Port of Newark $85,039,026
3Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $29,005,612
4Port of Virginia $26,698,384
5Port Miami $22,915,343
6Port of Houston $20,265,897
7Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $18,214,854
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $18,135,548
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $13,539,710
10Port of Calais, Maine $11,003,885

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 13.74 percent through February to $397.73 million

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 13.74 percent from $349.69 million to $397.73 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 164 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 192 for the last full year with a total value of $2.59 billion, a $438.01 million, 14.49 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 India, No. 4 Thailand 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 of Jacksonville, Fla..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $108,310,239
2India $64,205,234
3Vietnam $58,552,949
4China $39,000,909
5Thailand $35,120,431
6Canada $31,556,285
7Philippines $8,225,180
8Ecuador $7,526,517
9Venezuela $6,645,220
10Russia $5,312,993

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $63,705,985
2New York City $46,443,344
3Portland, Maine $32,644,146
4Miami $17,815,450
5Jacksonville/Tampa $13,285,393
6Chicago $11,522,910
7Houston $11,413,360
8Norfolk $11,089,422
9Baltimore $10,540,362
10Atlanta/Savannah $7,693,133

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 Los Angeles rose 10.12 percent compared to last year to $104.33 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.43 percent compared to last year to $85.04 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 60.01 percent compared to last year to $29.01 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 20.81 percent compared to last year to $26.7 million.
  • Port Miami fell 21.42 percent compared to last year to $22.92 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 increased $16.71 million, 18.24 percent, (27.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $21.06 million, 48.8 percent, (16.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $3.14 million, 5.66 percent, (14.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $601,077, 1.52 percent, (9.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $6.5 million, 15.61 percent, (8.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.73 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $305.19 million of the $397.73 million total.

All totaled, 67.38 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $267.98 million of the $397.73 million total