Fish and Seafood

U.S. Fish and Seafood Exports in 2021

Total Export Value
$5.27 Billion
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
3-Year Average
$5.06 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-0.4% (2012-2021)

Top 10 Markets for Fish and Seafood in 2021

Market Total Value (USD)
Canada $1.33 Billion
European Union $957.98 Million
China $865.58 Million
Japan $682.69 Million
South Korea $418.9 Million
Hong Kong $179.94 Million
Ukraine $95.94 Million
Thailand $86.24 Million
Mexico $86.07 Million
Vietnam $73.78 Million
Top 10 Fish and Seafood Export Markets 2012 - 2021
Annual Fish and Seafood Exports 2012 - 2021

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On January 10, 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare/Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued an order pertaining to FSSAI Order TIC-20012/2/2021-IMPORTS-FSSAI (E-2475), extending for a second time, the effective compliance date.
This report outlines Philippine government requirements for the importation of fishery and seafood products. The report aims to assist U.S. exporters by providing information on labeling, packaging, permitted ingredients, and other relevant information. It also provides points of contact for key Philippine government authorities.
On November 26, 2020, the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock enacted the Fisheries and Fisheries (Inspection and Quality Control) Act 2020 to enforce new laws reflecting the repealed provision of the Fish and Fish Products (Inspection and Quality Control) Ordinance 1983.

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: press@oc.usda.gov 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: press@oc.usda.gov 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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