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

Imports: Shrimp, other crustaceans

Shrimp, other crustaceans, the No. 66 import by value totaled $697.1 million for the month of July, $4.11 billion through July of 2019, and $7.19 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
1Canada$1.2 B
2India$1.03 B
3Indonesia$439.18 M
4Russia$326.06 M
5Ecuador$310.06 M
6Mexico$139.46 M
7Vietnam$138.65 M
8Thailand$96.38 M
9Argentina$95 M
10Peru$39.28 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.11 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Newark $816,472,415
2Port of Los Angeles $579,646,867
3Houlton Border Crossing, Maine $533,729,592
4Port of Calais, Maine $448,298,875
5Port Miami $218,898,784
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $174,298,527
7Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $172,799,973
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $166,725,053
9Port of Houston $134,806,640
10Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $115,702,305

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans increased 0.76 percent through July to $4.11 billion

U.S. imports of Shrimp, other crustaceans increased 0.76 percent from $4.08 billion to $4.11 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 66 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 69 for the last full year with a total value of $7.19 billion, a $185.39 million, 2.52 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 India, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Russia and No. 5 Ecuador. 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 Canada, No. 2 India, 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,201,264,162
2India $1,030,330,710
3Indonesia $439,178,611
4Russia $326,064,004
5Ecuador $310,063,982
6Mexico $139,458,004
7Vietnam $138,650,509
8Thailand $96,381,926
9Argentina $95,004,598
10Peru $39,278,660

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $602,728,204
2Los Angeles $453,858,325
3Portland, Maine $273,487,580
4Miami $183,777,543
5Phoenix/Nogales $150,039,785
6Seattle $146,609,139
7Atlanta/Savannah $99,018,446
8Houston $86,696,236
9Jacksonville/Tampa $57,239,939
10Chicago $46,072,003

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 Newark fell 9.86 percent compared to last year to $816.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.91 percent compared to last year to $579.65 million.
  • Houlton Border Crossing, Maine rose 17.92 percent compared to last year to $533.73 million.
  • Port of Calais, Maine fell 4.7 percent compared to last year to $448.3 million.
  • Port Miami rose 6.98 percent compared to last year to $218.9 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 Canada increased $105.56 million, 9.63 percent, (29.2 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 India increased $1.79 million, 0.17 percent, (25.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $109.72 million, 19.99 percent, (10.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Russia increased $59.88 million, 22.5 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Ecuador increased $17.48 million, 5.98 percent, (7.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.38 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $3.31 billion of the $4.11 billion total.

All totaled, 63.12 percent of all these Shrimp, other crustaceans imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.6 billion of the $4.11 billion total