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

Imports: Live fish

Live fish, the No. 893 import by value totaled $1.46 million for the month of April, $16.13 million through April of 2020, and $59.2 million 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
1South Korea$2.98 M
2Singapore$2.06 M
3Indonesia$1.73 M
4Thailand$1.34 M
5Japan$1.18 M
6Sri Lanka$1.05 M
7Taiwan$915,056
8Philippines$605,914
9Vietnam$564,574
10Australia$333,807
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U.S. imports of Live fish decreased 7.47 percent through March to $14.67 million

U.S. imports of Live fish decreased 7.47 percent from $15.85 million to $14.67 million through the first three 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 893 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 898 for the last full year with a total value of $59.2 million, a $2.04 million, 3.33 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Sri Lanka. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $2,514,501
2Singapore $1,874,111
3Indonesia $1,551,768
4Thailand $1,256,464
5Japan $1,059,613
6Sri Lanka $1,031,610
7Taiwan $728,690
8Philippines $599,713
9Vietnam $521,475
10Australia $308,366

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $2,230,712
2New York City $1,053,872
3Atlanta/Savannah $496,254
4Chicago $291,652
5Miami $236,000
6Seattle $216,369
7Honolulu $162,825
8Jacksonville/Tampa $141,694
9San Francisco $109,253
10Portland, Maine $80,973

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 21.87 percent compared to last year to $6.25 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 30.74 percent compared to last year to $2.36 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 5.61 percent compared to last year to $1.19 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 15.36 percent compared to last year to $899,237.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 32.5 percent compared to last year to $789,158.

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 South Korea decreased $299,135, 10.63 percent, (17.14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore decreased $213,188, 10.21 percent, (12.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia increased $299,915, 23.96 percent, (10.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $897,684, 41.67 percent, (8.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $425,779, 67.18 percent, (7.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.3 percent of all these Live fish imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $8.26 million of the $14.67 million total.

All totaled, 78.32 percent of all these Live fish imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $11.49 million of the $14.67 million total