Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Misc. live animals

Misc. live animals, the No. 735 export by value totaled $5.07 million for the month of December, $98.52 million in 2019, and $95.64 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$48.26 M
2Germany$5.43 M
3China$4.63 M
4South Korea$4.38 M
5Denmark$4.34 M
6France$3.71 M
7Japan$3.39 M
8United Kingdom$2.6 M
9Hong Kong$2.23 M
10Italy$2.17 M
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U.S. exports of Misc. live animals increased 3.01 percent through December 2019 to $98.52 million

U.S. exports of Misc. live animals increased 3.01 percent from $95.64 million to $98.52 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 735 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 756 for the last full year with a total value of $95.64 million, a $6.66 million, 7.48 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $48,261,965
2Germany $5,434,733
3China $4,633,682
4South Korea $4,380,521
5Denmark $4,339,659
6France $3,714,952
7Japan $3,388,286
8United Kingdom $2,601,660
9Hong Kong $2,233,117
10Italy $2,170,552

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Boston $4,402,319
2New York City $4,144,261
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $3,644,774
4Buffalo $2,769,666
5Chicago $2,611,199
6San Francisco $1,351,233
7Detroit $1,085,255
8Laredo $766,835
9Charleston $558,585
10Low Value Shipments $542,930

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 98.45 percent compared to last year to $17.83 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 8.12 percent compared to last year to $16.28 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 16.57 percent compared to last year to $6.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 109.94 percent compared to last year to $6.29 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 81.08 percent compared to last year to $5.89 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 Canada increased $4.94 million, 11.4 percent, (48.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $4.32 million, 44.27 percent, (5.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $1.73 million, 27.18 percent, (4.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $661,635, 17.79 percent, (4.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Denmark increased $2.62 million, 153.02 percent, (4.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.06 percent of all these Misc. live animals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $67.05 million of the $98.52 million total.

All totaled, 53.68 percent of all these Misc. live animals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $52.89 million of the $98.52 million total