Fish fillets and other fish meat (whether or not minced); fresh, chilled or frozen

0304 (Harmonized System 1992 for 4-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Fish Fillets. In 2021, Fish Fillets were the world's 171st most traded product, with a total trade of $26.4B. Between 2020 and 2021 the exports of Fish Fillets grew by 13.7%, from $23.2B to $26.4B. Trade in Fish Fillets represent 0.13% of total world trade.

Fish Fillets are a part of Fish, crustaceans, & molluscs. They include Fish Fillets (Frozen), Fish Fillets or Meat (Fresh/Chilled), and Fish Meat (Excluding Liver, Roe, Fillets) (Frozen).

Exports In 2021 the top exporters of Fish Fillets  were China ($3.19B), Chile ($3.13B), Norway ($2.8B), Vietnam ($2.5B), and United States ($1.46B).

Imports In 2021 the top importers of Fish Fillets were United States ($6.44B), Japan ($2.73B), Germany ($1.87B), France ($1.81B), and Netherlands ($1.13B).

Ranking Fish Fillets ranks 895th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2021)China$3.19B
Top Destination (2021)United States$6.44B

In 2021 Fish Fillets were the world's 171st most traded product (out of 1,217).

In 2021, the top exporters of Fish Fillets were China ($3.19B), Chile ($3.13B), Norway ($2.8B), Vietnam ($2.5B), and United States ($1.46B).

In 2021, the top importers of Fish Fillets were United States ($6.44B), Japan ($2.73B), Germany ($1.87B), France ($1.81B), and Netherlands ($1.13B).

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Exporters of Fish Fillets (2021)
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Importers of Fish Fillets (2021)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2020 -  2021)Chile$561M
Top Destination Growth (2020 -  2021)United States$1.24B

Between 2020 and 2021, the exports of Fish Fillets grew the fastest in Chile ($561M), Norway ($518M), Netherlands ($242M), Vietnam ($231M), and Sweden ($182M).

Between 2020 and 2021, the fastest growing importers of Fish Fillets were United States ($1.24B), Poland ($242M), Italy ($230M), France ($184M), and Germany ($144M).

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Exporters of Fish Fillets (2020 - 2021)

Importers of Fish Fillets (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Fish Fillets.

In 2021, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 4.73. This means that most of the exports of Fish Fillets are explained by 26 countries.

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Value of Exports in Fish Fillets

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2021)Chile$3.11B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2021)United States$4.98B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Fish Fillets. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Fish Fillets during 2021.

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Fish Fillets were Chile ($3.11B), Norway ($2.72B), China ($2.7B), Vietnam ($2.41B), and Iceland ($1.05B).

In 2021, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Fish Fillets were United States ($4.98B), Japan ($2.47B), France ($1.51B), Germany ($1.21B), and Italy ($975M).

Net Trade (2021)

Disaggregation

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In 2021, the world most traded Fish Fillets, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Fish Fillets (Frozen) ($15.8B), Fish Fillets or Meat (Fresh/Chilled) ($7.48B), and Fish Meat (Excluding Liver, Roe, Fillets)... ($3.11B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Fish Fillets (2021)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Fish Fillets.
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Top 10 Exporters Countries of Fish Fillets by percentage of total exports

Product Complexity

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2021)

Country by Relatedness

The following visualization shows the relatedness of Fish Fillets to countries. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Relative Relatedness by Country (2021)

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