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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Misc. live animals

Misc. live animals, the No. 756 export by value totaled $5.91 million for the month of December, $95.64 million through December of 2018, and $88.98 million for all of 2017, 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
1Canada$43.32 M
2Germany$9.75 M
3China$6.36 M
4Japan$4.32 M
5South Korea$3.72 M
6Mexico$3.69 M
7France$3.11 M
8United Kingdom$2.71 M
9India$2.17 M
10Italy$1.97 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. live animals increased 7.48 percent through December to $95.64 million

U.S. exports of Misc. live animals increased 7.48 percent from $88.98 million to $95.64 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 756 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 766 for the last full year with a total value of $88.98 million, a $2.26 million, 2.47 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $43,322,641
2Germany $9,751,047
3China $6,362,964
4Japan $4,317,528
5South Korea $3,718,886
6Mexico $3,686,508
7France $3,114,052
8United Kingdom $2,713,699
9India $2,171,687
10Italy $1,967,829

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1BOSTON, MA $6,252,126
2NEW YORK CITY, NY $5,301,918
3OGDENSBURG, NY $4,825,676
4BUFFALO, NY $4,624,410
5CHICAGO, IL $4,090,256
6SAN FRANCISCO, CA $2,256,148
7DETROIT, MI $1,814,978
8LAREDO, TX $1,374,670
9CHARLESTON, SC $1,117,170
10LOW VALUE $852,814

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 5.49 percent compared to last year to $15.06 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 25.49 percent compared to last year to $12.96 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 16.63 percent compared to last year to $8.99 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 28.3 percent compared to last year to $7.89 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.13 percent compared to last year to $7.88 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 Canada increased $3.39 million, 8.49 percent, (45.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $1.14 million, 13.26 percent, (10.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $13,505, 0.21 percent, (6.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $409,582, 10.48 percent, (4.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 South Korea increased $1.28 million, 52.41 percent, (3.89 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.55 percent of all these Misc. live animals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $67.47 million of the $95.64 million total.

All totaled, 55.18 percent of all these Misc. live animals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $52.78 million of the $95.64 million total