Downward trend continues for US shrimp imports

Published on
October 7, 2022
A view of a refrigerated display of packaged shrimp cocktail in Washington, U.S.A.

The United States imported less shrimp year-over-year in August 2022, continuing a developing trend.

The U.S. imported 157.4 million pounds, or 71,388 metric tons (MT) of shrimp in August, down from 196.8 million pounds (89,260 MT) in August 2021. The U.S. imported 148.9 million pounds (67,557 MT), of shrimp in July 2022, down from 167.7 million pounds (76,080 MT) in July 2021, and 76,848 MT of shrimp in June 2022, nearly level with the 76,784 MT it imported in June 2021 ... 

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