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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, the No. 376 export by value totaled $48.8 million for the month of August, $331.42 million through August of 2019, and $561.63 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Italy$76.77 M
2China$65.36 M
3Belgium$32.62 M
4France$29.96 M
5United Kingdom$29.05 M
6Brazil$20.22 M
7The Netherlands$16.1 M
8India$15.41 M
9Croatia$12.9 M
10Canada$11.2 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $331.42 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Juan International Airport, P.R. $115,569,004
2John F. Kennedy International Airport $42,684,438
3Miami International Airport $33,725,034
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,899,025
5Port of Baltimore, Md. $20,891,957
6Port of New York $18,557,580
7Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. $17,378,847
8Port of Virginia $14,621,812
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $4,252,576
10Port of Long Beach $4,242,011

U.S. exports of Antibiotics decreased 19.38 percent through August to $331.42 million

U.S. exports of Antibiotics decreased 19.38 percent from $411.08 million to $331.42 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 376 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 344 for the last full year with a total value of $561.63 million, a $99.5 million, 21.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $76,770,583
2China $65,355,852
3Belgium $32,617,985
4France $29,956,843
5United Kingdom $29,048,869
6Brazil $20,217,438
7The Netherlands $16,097,954
8India $15,409,757
9Croatia $12,897,850
10Canada $11,204,249

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $54,075,995
2San Juan $31,227,877
3Chicago $20,540,869
4Detroit $10,182,358
5Miami $8,662,287
6Cleveland $7,644,900
7Los Angeles $4,068,578
8Pembina, N.D. $3,544,065
9Buffalo $2,735,586
10Baltimore $1,925,120

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. fell 9.44 percent compared to last year to $115.57 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 58.84 percent compared to last year to $42.68 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 78.79 percent compared to last year to $33.73 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 2.37 percent compared to last year to $32.9 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. fell 38.34 percent compared to last year to $20.89 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Italy increased $11.18 million, 17.04 percent, (23.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $12.76 million, 24.25 percent, (19.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $1.83 million, 5.94 percent, (9.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $22,164, 0.07 percent, (9.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $15.86 million, 35.32 percent, (8.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.53 percent of all these Antibiotics exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $233.75 million of the $331.42 million total.

All totaled, 74.16 percent of all these Antibiotics exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $245.77 million of the $331.42 million total