TOP 10 Largest importers Countries Of Fish And Seafood Worldwide

Largest Fish and Seafood importers

Not only does it provide good nutrition for human health, but seafood provides a very high economic value for every country. It can be said that seafood import and export occupy high positions in economic development.

Here are the top 10 countries importing fish and seafood in the world including frozen, fresh, salted, dried, soaked species. In addition, the continental import markets will be recorded completely within the content. Note: This is a general picture of the seafood import market in the world today. The figures are taken closely, helping importers and exporters better understand the market to make the right investment.

Largest Seafood Importers

10. South Korea: $4.3 billion (3.6%)

9. Sweden: $4.6 billion (3.8%)

8. Germany: $4.7 billion (4%)

7. Italy: $5.2 billion (4.3%)

6. France: $5.4 billion (4.5%)

5. Vietnam: $6.2 billion (5.2%)

4. Spain: $6.8 billion (5.7%)

3. China: $8.1 billion (6.8%)

2. Japan: $11.7 billion (9.9%)

1. United States: US$17.9 billion (15% of fish imports)

Top Seafood Import Countries Fastest Growing

25. Central African Rep: Up 117.8% ($5.3 million)

24. Malawi: Up 123.7% ($3.6 million)

23. Cook Islands: Up 127.3% ($1.3 million)

22. Benin: Up 137.5% ($89.5 million)

21. Greenland: Up 147.6% ($15.9 million)

20. Zambia: Up 150.1% ($125.2 million)

19. Turks/Caicos Is: Up 154.7% ($2.4 million)

18. Djibouti: Up 161.8% ($445,000)

17. Tanzania: Up 174.3% ($25.3 million)

16. Albania: Up 177.3% ($69 million)

15. Burkina Faso: Up 244.6% ($34.5 million)

14. Uganda: Up 274.9% ($4.7 million)

13. Gambia: Up 358.9% ($335,000)

12. Tonga: Up 456% ($4.4 million)

11. Saint Helena: Up 588.9% ($682,000)

10. Cabo Verde: Up 613% ($29.2 million)

9. Vietnam: Up 762.8% ($6.2 billion)

8. Micronesia: Up 804.5% ($995,000)

7. Kiribati: Up 1,103% ($1.2 million)

6. Guyana: Up 1,160% ($1.9 million)

5. Cambodia: Up 1,205% ($12.9 million)

4. Solomon Islands: Up 1,375% ($12.2 million)

3. Comoros: Up 1,924% ($1 million)

2. Guinea: Up 2,064% ($3.1 million)

1. Panama: Up 98,114% since 2013 ($35.4 million)

Largest African Importers

10. Algeria: $98.1 million

9. Seychelles: $105.4 million

8. Zambia: $125.2 million

7. Ghana: $160.2 million

6. Morocco: $164.6 million

5. Mauritius: $180.7 million

4. Côte d'Ivoire: $211.1 million

3. South Africa: $282.6 million

2. Egypt: $567.2 million

1. Nigeria: $691.8 million

Largest European (EU) Importers

10. Poland: $2 billion

9. Portugal: $2.1 billion

8. Denmark: $2.1 billion

7. United Kingdom: $2.7 billion

6. Netherlands: $3.4 billion

5. Sweden: $4.6 billion

4. Germany: $4.7 billion

3. Italy: $5.2 billion

2. France: $5.4 billion

1. Spain: $6.8 billion

Largest Asian Importers

10. Philippines: $509.6 million

9. Malaysia: $807 million

8. Singapore: $813.6 million

7. Taiwan: $1.1 billion

6. Hong Kong: $3.2 billion

5. Thailand: $3.2 billion

4. South Korea: $4.3 billion

3. Vietnam: $6.2 billion

2. China: $8.1 billion

1. Japan: $11.7 billion

Largest Latin American and Caribbean Importers

10. Jamaica: $61.5 million

9. Chile: $76.4 million

8. Guatemala: $79.5 million

7. Ecuador: $82.3 million

6. Argentina: $84.4 million

5. Costa Rica: $90 million

4. Dominican Rep: $132.7 million

3. Colombia: $203.4 million

2. Peru: $210 million

1. Brazil: $1.3 billion

Largest Middle Eastern Importers

10. Bahrain: $21.9 million

9. Oman: $33.4 million

8. Jordan: $52 million

7. Qatar: $53 million

6. Lebanon: $86.8 million

5. Iran: $88.5 million

4. Kuwait: $183 million

3. Saudi Arabia: $378.7 million

2. United Arab Emirates: $427.8 million

1. Israel: $490.2 million

Largest North American Importers

3. Mexico: $705.8 million

2. Canada: $2.2 billion

1. United States: $17.9 billion

Largest Oceanian Importers

10. Northern Mariana Is: $2.9 million

9. Tonga: $4.4 million

8. New Caledonia: $4.8 million

7. French Polynesia: $9.7 million

6. Solomon Islands: $12.2 million

5. Palau: $13.2 million

4. Papua New Guinea: $15 million

3. Fiji: $45.1 million

2. New Zealand: $100.7 million

1. Australia: $842.8 million

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