ANALYSIS: Lobster Imports Marginally Higher in November; Trade Erratic
Imports of lobster products into the U.S. increased 3.6 percent in the month of November, totaling 7.3 million pounds compared to 7.1 in November 2019. The year-to-date total is 5.4 percent behind last year; reflective of a 6.1 million-pound shortfall.
Imports from Canada increased by 6.3 percent in the month of November but remains six percent lower year-to-date. Increases were seen in the in-shell, which includes tails and whole cooked, (+45.3%); meat (+60.7%); and prepared (+106.4%) categories. Shipments of live were off 41.2...
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