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

Imports: Shrimp, other crustaceans

Shrimp, other crustaceans, the No. 69 import by value totaled $593.07 million for the month of December, $7.19 billion through December 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$1.99 B
2Canada$1.56 B
3Indonesia$923.26 M
4Ecuador$506 M
5Russia$468.64 M
6Mexico$298.36 M
7Vietnam$268.05 M
8Thailand$249.1 M
9China$145.84 M
10Argentina$137.45 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $1,757,521,677
2Port of Los Angeles $1,274,784,796
3Port of Calais, Maine $681,979,939
4Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $637,515,007
5Port Miami $367,594,090
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $285,858,539
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $271,150,939
8Port of Houston $248,583,493
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $237,631,931
10Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $206,093,146

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 2.52 percent through December to $7.19 billion

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans decreased 2.52 percent from $7.37 billion to $7.19 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 69 through December 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 December 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 Port of Calais, Maine, No. 4 Houlton Border Crossing, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $1,993,121,456
2Canada $1,555,244,613
3Indonesia $923,255,678
4Ecuador $506,002,434
5Russia $468,636,135
6Mexico $298,362,844
7Vietnam $268,053,964
8Thailand $249,100,698
9China $145,842,276
10Argentina $137,452,852

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $436,859,719
2Los Angeles $331,134,421
3Portland, Maine $220,532,359
4Miami $138,748,250
5Seattle $106,457,406
6Phoenix/Nogales $84,527,225
7Atlanta/Savannah $72,161,291
8Houston $66,083,292
9Jacksonville/Tampa $40,134,174
10Chicago $35,414,427

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 5.26 percent compared to last year to $1.76 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.01 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Port of Calais, Maine rose 13.9 percent compared to last year to $681.98 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine fell 6.01 percent compared to last year to $637.52 million.
  • Port Miami rose 3.13 percent compared to last year to $367.59 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 $16.86 million, 0.85 percent, (27.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $37.74 million, 2.49 percent, (21.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $19.36 million, 2.05 percent, (12.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Ecuador decreased $57.74 million, 10.24 percent, (7.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Russia increased $88.8 million, 23.38 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.79 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.45 billion of the $7.19 billion total.

All totaled, 65.68 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.72 billion of the $7.19 billion total