Fish and Seafood
U.S. Fish and Seafood Exports in 2022
Total Export Value
Total Volume (Millions)
1 Metric Tons
Compound Average Growth
Top 10 Markets for Fish and Seafood in 2022
|Market||Total Value (USD)|
|European Union||$1.12 Billion|
|South Korea||$455.72 Million|
|Hong Kong||$126.94 Million|
|United Kingdom||$63.39 Million|
Data and Analysis
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.
India: FSSAI Defers Compliance Timeline for Health Certificate Requirements for Imports of Milk - Pork - Fish Products Until Further Notice
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.
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
February 4, 2022
U.S., EU Resume Trade in Live, Bivalve Shellfish
On February 4, 2022, the United States and European Union concluded negotiations to allow for resumption of bilateral trade in bivalve molluscan shellfish.
March 24, 2020
USDA and USTR Announce Continued Progress on Implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com 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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