Fish and Seafood

U.S. Fish and Seafood Exports in 2022

Total Export Value
$5.39 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$5.05 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-0.53% (2013-2022)

Top 10 Markets for Fish and Seafood in 2022

Market Total Value (USD)
European Union $1.12 Billion
Canada $1.09 Billion
China $994.33 Million
Japan $708.45 Million
South Korea $455.55 Million
Hong Kong $126.51 Million
Thailand $114.52 Million
Mexico $97.81 Million
Vietnam $71.92 Million
United Kingdom $64.38 Million
Top 10 Fish and Seafood Export Markets 2013 - 2022
Annual Fish and Seafood Exports 2013 - 2022

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South Korea: Seafood Market Update 2023

Korean seafood imports totaled $6.47 billion in 2022, up 12.7 percent from the year before. Seafood for human consumption imported from the United States to Korea in 2022 reached $229 million, an increase of 5.6 percent year-to-year. The United...
On August 24, the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) suspended all imports of aquatic products (including edible aquatic animals) from Japan, effective immediately.
Seafood is an important staple in Ghanaian cuisine as it accounts for 60 percent of animal protein intake with an estimated per capita consumption rate of 26 kg. U.S. seafood sales to Ghana recently experienced a boost in sales, however, sustained seafood exports from the U.S. are at risk due to the Government of Ghana’s (GOG) recent announcement to increase the tax 1,573 percent per metric ton on frozen seafood.

News and Features

Agriculture is a key component of Native peoples’ culture and heritage. Today, more and more Tribal nations are looking to establish and expand access to global markets. For example, Minnesota's Red Lake, Inc. – wholly-owned by the Red Lake Nation –...
On February 4, 2022, the United States and European Union concluded negotiations to allow for resumption of bilateral trade in bivalve molluscan shellfish.
Contact: WASHINGTON, March 24, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today announced continued progress in the implementation of the agriculture-related provisions of...

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