The United States imported nearly 360,000 metric tons of farmed Atlantic salmon in 2020, marking a 28 percent increase over the last five years.
The rise in the value of these imports is even more impressive. In 2020, the United States imported nearly $3.4 billion (€2.85 billion) worth of Atlantic salmon, a 55 percent increase over the $2.2 billion (€1.8 billion) imported in 2015.
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In 2020, wild salmon harvested in Alaska and sold domestically contributed another 139,000 metric tons to the US salmon supply, driving the overall market to around 500,000 metric tons.