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Shellfish Market Outlook 2022 - 2026

Daily Updated Industry Statistics and Top Emerging Trends about the Shellfish Industry

Global Shellfish Trends in 2022

Shellfish is part of Seafood and includes a number of sub-sectors such as Mussel and Lobster. You may also be interested in Fish, Seafood Processing and Caviar.

Global Shellfish Export is predicted to reach $12.3 billion by 2026, growing at an average rate of 0.7% year on year. Since 2016, the supply has increased by 3.2% each year. In 2021, China was the top exporter of shellfish, with exports valued at $5 billion. Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia ranked second, third and fourth, respectively. Hungary experienced a 28.8% increase in exports year on year, while Finland's exports decreased by 47.5%. Global Shellfish Import is projected to reach $8.5 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 0.2% year on year. Since 2016, the demand has increased by 2% annually. The United States was the biggest importer of shellfish in 2021, with imports valued at $2.8 billion. Japan, South Korea and the United Kingdom followed in second, third and fourth place, respectively. India's imports rose 54.6% year on year, while Mexico's imports decreased by 15.7%.

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