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Does the US import fish from China?

Asked: padampetti, Last Updated:

The United States mainly imports seafood from China, Thailand, Canada, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Ecuador. Our top imports (by volume) include shrimp, freshwater fish, tuna, salmon, groundfish, crab, and squid.

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