Our members serve as the vital link between the ocean and global markets, exporting products to more than 40 countries around the world. In 2021, the province as a whole exported seafood producers valued at over $1.4 billion dollars, a volume of over 105,000 tonnes.
The United States is the largest export market for Newfoundland and Labrador seafood producers, representing 70% of the total export value, with China as the next largest export market at 13%. Other key markets include the United Kingdom, Denmark and Japan.
Snow crab had an export value of $883 million in 2021, with shrimp at the second-highest export value of $177 million, followed by groundfish at $125 million, lobster at $120 million, and pelagics at $57 million.