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Table 36 - Table 38


Table 36 US imports of dried shark fins by country in US$ 1 000

Country

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

Canada

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Australia

-

-

-

15

-

-

-

-

Hong Kong

56

94

163

228

246

283

286

276

Brazil

11

-

11

60

3

7

-

-

Mexico

116

87

146

98

566

377

285

362

Argentina

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Panama

-

-

-

-

-

-

11

25

Indonesia

-

-

-

-

-

9

-

8

Colombia

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

-

Guatemala

-

-

-

-

-

16

24

5

Nicaragua

-

23

-

-

10

-

8

6

Japan

83

273

358

189

282

125

259

493

Trinidad & Tobago

-

-

-

-

-

11

-

-

French Polynesia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Macao

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Gambia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Peru

-

-

2

74

170

97

102

329

Costa Rica

5

53

33

4

73

-

-

1

Singapore

-

1

-

-

-

-

3

-

Viet Nam

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Thailand

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

China

1

10

23

18

5

48

9

28

South Africa

-

51

5

3

25

53

-

11

Ecuador

-

10

6

3

1

8

12

31

New Zealand

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

El Salvador

-

-

-

33

2

8

1

-

Tunisia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Guyana

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

Suriname

-

-

-

-

4

1

-

-

United Arab Emirates

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Guinea

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

India

-

-

33

-

9

-

-

-

Honduras

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Chile

-

-

-

-

7

5

-

-

Fiji

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

France

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

French Pacific Is.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ghana

-

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

Malaysia

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

-

Marshall Is.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Neth. Antilles-Aruba

-

-

3

29

2

-

1

-

Senegal

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

Sierra Leone

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Korea Rep.

8

8

2

5

-

18

11

-

Spain

-

-

-

11

-

-

-

-

Taiwan PC

-

5

-

-

-

-

-

1

Uruguay

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Venezuela

3

1

1

-

19

-

-

9

Others

0

1

3

30

26

49

9

0

Total

283

621

789

803

1 450

1 114

1 024

1 584

Table 36 US imports of dried shark fins by country in in US$ 1 000 (continued)

Country

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

Canada

14

-

-

18

-

7

190

-

Australia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Hong Kong

226

273

111

327

240

216

713

269

Brazil

11

33

-

-

23

21

34

69

Mexico

561

426

279

202

339

956

766

660

Argentina

-

-

-

-

6

6

3

-

Panama

-

62

108

68

55

247

320

426

Indonesia

-

-

-

4

102

54

62

22

Colombia

-

-

17

21

7

-

63

20

Guatemala

6

7

3

11

18

53

19

56

Nicaragua

-

9

-

-

-

-

-

12

Japan

448

357

635

589

480

374

325

341

Trinidad & Tobago

-

-

-

-

-

-

49

65

French Polynesia

-

-

-

-

-

-

29

18

Macao

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Gambia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

101

Peru

299

329

329

512

419

24

50

22

Costa Rica

4

-

23

28

58

520

374

383

Singapore

-

-

-

3

-

5

9

14

Viet Nam

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Thailand

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

China

63

45

82

6

9

3

8

23

South Africa

-

-

-

-

7

-

-

-

Ecuador

16

11

19

54

153

94

303

285

New Zealand

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

El Salvador

4

4

29

11

130

86

25

91

Tunisia

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Guyana

-

-

1

5

-

-

4

21

Suriname

-

-

-

-

-

-

21

18

United Arab Emirates

-

-

-

-

-

4

9

-

Guinea

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

India

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Honduras

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Chile

5

13

17

-

6

-

17

15

Fiji

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

France

-

-

-

-

-

108

-

-

French Pacific Is.

-

-

-

-

181

326

-

-

Ghana

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

3

Malaysia

-

-

-

5

-

-

29

69

Marshall Is.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Neth. Antilles-Aruba

-

4

-

-

-

-

23

66

Senegal

-

-

-

-

-

-

70

137

Sierra Leone

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Korea Rep.

18

19

34

27

29

52

62

25

Spain

22

-

-

-

22

14

-

48

Taiwan PC

1

-

-

-

-

-

3

98

Uruguay

-

-

7

-

-

-

-

1

Venezuela

-

14

252

388

261

369

290

658

Others

12

13

11

13

102

77

99

30

Total

1 716

1 620

1 958

2 292

2 647

3 615

3 970

4 077

Table 36 US imports of dried shark fins by country in in US$ 1 000 (continued)

Country

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

Canada

146

503

97

283

197

100

2

367

Australia

16

-

13

39

16

2

20

355

Hong Kong

65

238

1 904

1 306

217

476

351

193

Brazil

29

189

529

152

202

274

355

161

Mexico

375

857

750

310

209

101

734

123

Argentina

-

-

-

45

-

32

206

111

Panama

184

480

516

336

153

107

108

74

Indonesia

3

31

52

-

22

6

-

45

Colombia

-

-

123

243

367

374

430

44

Guatemala

206

225

291

122

55

83

157

39

Nicaragua

14

54

160

126

197

30

70

32

Japan

463

292

170

144

103

40

43

30

Trinidad & Tobago

245

283

96

93

72

133

166

28

French Polynesia

15

29

3

55

30

-

61

18

Macao

-

-

-

-

-

14

19

17

Gambia

43

-

10

-

5

7

-

16

Peru

182

101

38

-

14

9

6

11

Costa Rica

448

1 028

498

162

121

196

5

11

Singapore

13

475

-

12

23

12

20

6

Viet Nam

-

-

-

-

-

-

15

6

Thailand

28

9

-

2

-

-

-

5

China

5

17

147

83

-

7

46

4

South Africa

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

4

Ecuador

294

481

416

133

147

5

139

-

New Zealand

-

-

-

29

2

-

45

-

El Salvador

378

336

172

114

117

125

42

-

Tunisia

-

-

-

-

-

-

13

-

Guyana

8

162

186

13

34

31

8

-

Suriname

4

-

-

6

6

60

-

-

United Arab Emirates

-

35

-

-

3

20

-

-

Guinea

-

-

-

-

-

19

-

-

India

6

6

-

-

-

3

-

-

Honduras

12

20

4

8

-

2

-

-

Chile

21

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

Fiji

-

2

43

30

-

-

-

-

France

118

49

-

-

-

-

-

-

French Pacific Is.

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Ghana

1

2

-

7

12

-

-

-

Malaysia

-

17

-

-

-

-

-

-

Marshall Is.

-

-

32

26

-

-

-

-

Neth. Antilles-Aruba

189

390

349

366

-

-

-

-

Senegal

109

100

2

-

-

-

-

-

Sierra Leone

-

80

107

-

-

-

-

-

Korea Rep.

29

13

10

-

-

-

-

-

Spain

52

553

13

42

-

-

-

-

Taiwan PC

188

21

9

-

-

-

-

-

Uruguay

75

300

982

49

-

-

-

-

Venezuela

1 296

888

303

18

27

-

-

-

Others

3

113

66

8

-

2

0

-

Total

5 263

8 376

8 094

4 361

2 348

2 270

3 060

1 699

Source: NMFS.

Table 37 US imports of shark liver oil by country in kilograms

Country

Canada

Japan

Switzerland

Mexico

Norway

Israel

France

Total

1972

-

4 500

-

-

-

-

-

4.500

1973

28 077

-

-

-

-

-

-

28 077

1974

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1975

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1976

-

180

-

-

-

-

-

180

1977

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1978

-

-

270

-

-

-

-

270

1979

-

3 600

50

-

-

-

-

3 650

1980

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1981

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1982

-

-

-

771

-

-

-

771

1983

-

23

-

-

-

-

-

23

1984

-

-

-

-

380

-

-

380

1985

-

5 265

-

-

-

-

-

5 265

1986

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1987

-

197

-

-

-

77 195

200

77 592

1988

-

120

-

-

-

-

-

120

Source: NMFS.

Table 38 US imports of shark liver oil by country in US$

Country

Canada

Japan

Switzerland

Mexico

Norway

Israel

France

Total

1972

-

na

-

-

-

-

-

na

1973

na

-

-

-

-

-

-

na

1974

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1975

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1976

-

275

-

-

-

-

-

275

1977

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1978

-

-

9 136

-

-

-

-

9 136

1979

-

10 406

2 035

-

-

-

-

12 441

1980

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1981

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1982

-

-

-

3 609

-

-

-

3 609

1983

-

731

-

-

-

-

-

731

1984

-

-

-

-

2 233

-

-

2 233

1985

-

10 371

-

-

-

-

-

10 371

1986

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1987

-

3 342

-

-

-

24 677

4 433

32 452

1988

-

2 904

-

-

-

-

-

2 904

Source: NMFS.


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