Ever wonder which countries export the most fish? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global fish exports within parenthesis. In 2015, world fish exports were US$101.2 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $4.1 billion worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. Morocco: $1 billion
  2. Namibia: $581.9 million
  3. Mauritania: $473.4 million
  4. South Africa: $417.4 million
  5. Senegal: $295.4 million
  6. Tunisia: $151.6 million
  7. Tanzania: $147.7 million
  8. Seychelles: $144.8 million
  9. Mauritius: $128.6 million
10. Uganda: $117.6 million
Asian Exporters 

Asia exported $35.1 billion worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. China: $13.3 billion
  2. India: $4.6 billion
  3. Vietnam: $4.3 billion
  4. Indonesia: $2.9 billion
  5. Thailand: $1.7 billion
  6. Taiwan: $1.5 billion
  7. Japan: $1.3 billion
  8. South Korea: $1.3 billion
  9. Hong Kong: $687.4 million
10. Turkey: $648.2 million
European Exporters

Europe exported $37.2 billion worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. Norway: $8.9 billion
  2. Sweden: $3.5 billion
  3. Netherlands: $3.5 billion
  4. Spain: $2.8 billion
  5. Russia: $2.7 billion
  6. Denmark: $2.3 billion
  7. United Kingdom: $1.9 billion
  8. Germany: $1.6 billion
  9. Iceland: $1.6 billion
10. France: $1.3 billion
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America exported $10.8 billion worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. Chile: $4 billion
  2. Ecuador: $2.6 billion
  3. Argentina: $1.4 billion
  4. Peru: $651.6 million
  5. Nicaragua: $305.1 million
  6. Honduras: $284.8 million
  7. Brazil: $207.6 million
  8. Falkland Is (Malvinas): $165.7 million
  9. Panama: $154.9 million
10. Colombia: $148.2 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $498.3 million worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. Oman: $132.5 million
  2. United Arab Emirates: $112.2 million
  3. Saudi Arabia: $94.9 million
  4. Yemen: $78.4 million
  5. Iran: $34.8 million
  6. Bahrain: $26.2 million
  7. Israel: $13.2 million
  8. Jordan: $2.8 million
  9. Qatar: $1.5 million
10. Kuwait: $1.1 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $10.1 billion worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $5.1 billion
  2. Canada: $4.2 billion
  3. Mexico: $889 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $2.7 billion worth of fish led by the following countries:

  1. New Zealand: $1 billion
  2. Australia: $1 billion
  3. Papua New Guinea: $184.3 million
  4. Kiribati: $115.2 million
  5. Vanuatu: $90.5 million
  6. Marshall Islands: $88.4 million
  7. Fiji: $62.1 million
  8. Micronesia: $18.8 million
  9. Solomon Islands: $16.9 million
10. Cook Islands: $16.7 million
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of fish from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage gain for this exported product category was 4.7%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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