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

Imports: Shrimp, other crustaceans

Shrimp, other crustaceans, the No. 69 import by value totaled $680.65 million for the month of October, $5.98 billion through October of 2018, and $7.37 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
1India$1.64 B
2Canada$1.4 B
3Indonesia$767.59 M
4Ecuador$437.93 M
5Russia$382.26 M
6Vietnam$221.16 M
7Mexico$191.46 M
8Thailand$188.87 M
9China$125.35 M
10Argentina$113.01 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.98 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,443,616,639
2Port of Los Angeles $1,044,533,450
3Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $593,264,062
4Port of Calais, Maine $585,060,708
5Port Miami $312,365,397
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $238,746,031
7Port of Houston $213,298,546
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $185,281,971
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $176,057,059
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $169,462,441

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 1.71 percent through October to $5.98 billion

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 1.71 percent from $6.09 billion to $5.98 billion through the first 10 months of 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 69 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 63 for the last full year with a total value of $7.37 billion, a $799.29 million, 12.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Port Miami.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 India, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Ecuador and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Houlton Border Crossing, Maine, No. 4 Port of Calais, Maine and No. 5 Port Miami.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $1,644,544,592
2Canada $1,395,435,754
3Indonesia $767,586,225
4Ecuador $437,928,965
5Russia $382,263,579
6Vietnam $221,161,182
7Mexico $191,461,641
8Thailand $188,869,404
9China $125,354,290
10Argentina $113,007,329

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $288,948,184
2Los Angeles $213,544,809
3Portland, Maine $125,290,754
4Miami $89,606,855
5Seattle $63,564,594
6Atlanta/Savannah $52,368,336
7Phoenix/Nogales $48,332,062
8Houston $47,231,882
9Jacksonville/Tampa $27,335,500
10Chicago $22,858,512

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 6.01 percent compared to last year to $1.44 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.5 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine fell 3.66 percent compared to last year to $593.26 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 22.81 percent compared to last year to $585.06 million.
  • Port Miami rose 8.13 percent compared to last year to $312.37 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 India increased $25.44 million, 1.57 percent, (27.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $76.11 million, 5.77 percent, (23.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $1.11 million, 0.14 percent, (12.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ecuador decreased $40.88 million, 8.54 percent, (7.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $47.07 million, 14.04 percent, (6.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.33 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.63 billion of the $5.98 billion total.

All totaled, 66.48 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.98 billion of the $5.98 billion total