Fish and Seafood

U.S. Fish and Seafood Exports in 2022

Total Export Value
$5.38 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$5.05 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-0.54% (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 $993.63 Million
Japan $707.71 Million
South Korea $455.72 Million
Hong Kong $126.94 Million
Thailand $114.32 Million
Mexico $97.81 Million
Vietnam $71.71 Million
United Kingdom $63.39 Million
Top 10 Fish and Seafood Export Markets 2013 - 2022
Annual Fish and Seafood Exports 2013 - 2022

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Data and Analysis

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Japan: Seafood Market Update

Japan is one of the world’s leading consumers of seafood. In 2022, it imported $15 billion of seafood products, making it the world’s third largest importer. Half of Japan’s seafood demand is met by imports. The United States is the third largest seafood supplier to Japan, specializing in salmon, cod, pollock, herring, crab, and lobster.
On February 24, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued an order pertaining to FSSAI Order TIC-20012/2021-IMPORTS-FSSAI (E2475), extending the compliance date for a third time for Imports of Milk, Pork, and Fish Products.
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Taiwan: Taiwan Seafood Market Update 2023

Taiwan’s overall seafood imports reached US$2.1 billion in 2022, up 20 percent from 2021, with imports from the United States decreasing slightly to US$32 million.

News and Features

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...
Contact: WASHINGTON, March 10, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that China has continued its progress in implementing the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and Trade Agreement and has taken several...


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