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

Imports: Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc.

Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc., the No. 147 import by value totaled $295.93 million for the month of December, $3.02 billion through December of 2018, and $2.83 billion 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
1Indonesia$652 M
2China$579.67 M
3Vietnam$426.38 M
4Thailand$349.75 M
5Canada$283.74 M
6India$274.8 M
7Philippines$102.54 M
8Mexico$51.93 M
9Chile$44.25 M
10Venezuela$42.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.02 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $873,762,423
2Port of Newark $569,219,722
3Port of Virginia $257,972,795
4Port Miami $194,793,355
5Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $173,288,378
6Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $169,620,945
7Port of Houston $152,659,410
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $134,381,768
9Port of Calais, Maine $90,814,492
10Port of Baltimore, Md. $85,667,195

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 6.74 percent through December to $3.02 billion

U.S. imports of Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. increased 6.74 percent from $2.83 billion to $3.02 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 147 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 140 for the last full year with a total value of $2.83 billion, a $398.81 million, 16.39 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Indonesia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Vietnam 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 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Indonesia $652,001,798
2China $579,665,156
3Vietnam $426,377,791
4Thailand $349,747,839
5Canada $283,738,489
6India $274,804,666
7Philippines $102,536,021
8Mexico $51,929,814
9Chile $44,245,982
10Venezuela $42,402,746

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $218,087,671
2New York City $127,822,276
3Miami $63,480,961
4Norfolk $50,601,149
5Jacksonville/Tampa $49,136,709
6Atlanta/Savannah $36,065,609
7Portland, Maine $33,199,870
8Houston $28,441,530
9Chicago $25,568,943
10Baltimore $25,434,670

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.97 percent compared to last year to $873.76 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 6.8 percent compared to last year to $569.22 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 13.44 percent compared to last year to $257.97 million.
  • Port Miami rose 9.5 percent compared to last year to $194.79 million.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 7.66 percent compared to last year to $173.29 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 $88.24 million, 15.65 percent, (21.56 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $96.48 million, 19.97 percent, (19.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $39.07 million, 10.09 percent, (14.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $92.95 million, 21 percent, (11.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $51.53 million, 15.37 percent, (9.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.79 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.29 billion of the $3.02 billion total.

All totaled, 68.43 percent of all these Prepared, preserved shrimp, lobster, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.07 billion of the $3.02 billion total