Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, the No. 347 export by value totaled $49.18 million for the month of May, $212.36 million through May of 2020, and $493.72 million for all of 2019, 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
1China$46.79 M
2France$26.16 M
3Singapore$25.17 M
4United Kingdom$22.99 M
5The Netherlands$17.69 M
6Brazil$11.85 M
7Belgium$11.48 M
8Croatia$10.68 M
9Canada$10.05 M
10India$8.95 M
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U.S. exports of Antibiotics increased 8.22 percent through May to $212.36 million

U.S. exports of Antibiotics increased 8.22 percent from $196.22 million to $212.36 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 347 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 380 for the last full year with a total value of $493.72 million, a $67.91 million, 12.09 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 France and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 The Netherlands, 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 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Baltimore, Md..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 636.5 percent compared to last year to $81.06 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 47.54 percent compared to last year to $43.16 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 57.53 percent compared to last year to $19.99 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 23.18 percent compared to last year to $19.66 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.38 percent compared to last year to $12.04 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 from No. 1 Italy decreased $18.19 million, 17.96 percent, (39.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 China decreased $9.45 million, 11.5 percent, (34.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Belgium increased $28.42 million, 77.74 percent, (30.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 France increased $9.59 million, 27.19 percent, (21.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $11.18 million, 20.54 percent, (20.37 percent market share).

All totaled, 62.58 percent of all these Antibiotics exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $308.98 million of the $493.72 million total.

All totaled, 82.84 percent of all these Antibiotics exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $175.91 million of the $212.36 million total