Fish and Seafood

U.S. Fish and Seafood Exports in 2023

Total Export Value
$5.17 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$5.28 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-1.21% (2014-2023)
Market Total Value (USD)
China $1.04 Billion
Canada $1.03 Billion
European Union $1.03 Billion
Japan $657.59 Million
South Korea $478.79 Million
Hong Kong $143.66 Million
Mexico $110.03 Million
Thailand $76.53 Million
Vietnam $70.91 Million
United Kingdom $45.59 Million
Top 10 Fish and Seafood Export Markets 2014 - 2023
Annual Fish and Seafood Exports 2014 - 2023

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Bulgaria: Fish and Seafood Market Brief Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s fish and seafood imports have grown steadily over the past decade and have nearly doubled. Bulgarian fish and seafood importers are seeking to expand the variety of fish available to consumers, particularly among the mid and high-value categories.
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Ukraine: Seafood Imports Rebound Despite the War

Ukraine’s total imports of fish and seafood rebounded by 28 percent in 2023 after a major war-impacted drop in 2022. The demand for seafood remains strong, although it has shifted from more expensive species to cheaper ones. Strong imports are taking place despite a 20 percent population drop, a major disposable income decline, and new and more expensive trade routes.
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China: 2024 China Fishery Products Report

China remained the world's largest seafood producer in 2023, with official production estimated at 71 million metric tons (MMT), up 3.5 percent from 2022.

News and Features

U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead an historic agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 17-20, 2024.
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