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

Exports: Misc. live animals

Misc. live animals, the No. 746 export by value totaled $7.68 million for the month of March, $23.14 million through March of 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$9.91 M
2Germany$2.06 M
3Denmark$1.99 M
4The Netherlands$1.25 M
5France$1.17 M
6China$1.04 M
7South Korea$927,240
8Japan$899,962
9United Kingdom$538,531
10Italy$437,762
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U.S. exports of Misc. live animals increased 19.68 percent through March to $23.14 million

U.S. exports of Misc. live animals increased 19.68 percent from $19.33 million to $23.14 million through the first three 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 746 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 783 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 March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Denmark, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, 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 – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $9,909,951
2Germany $2,063,540
3Denmark $1,989,111
4The Netherlands $1,249,077
5France $1,166,351
6China $1,040,816
7South Korea $927,240
8Japan $899,962
9United Kingdom $538,531
10Italy $437,762

January – March 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 through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 157.21 percent compared to last year to $4.2 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 16.85 percent compared to last year to $3.99 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 67.04 percent compared to last year to $2.59 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 140.53 percent compared to last year to $2.03 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 5.88 percent compared to last year to $1.63 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 $1.65 million, 19.96 percent, (42.83 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $739,989, 26.39 percent, (8.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Denmark increased $1.74 million, 713.49 percent, (8.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $1.12 million, 873.32 percent, (5.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France increased $527,971, 82.7 percent, (5.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.79 percent of all these Misc. live animals exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $16.38 million of the $23.14 million total.

All totaled, 62.4 percent of all these Misc. live animals exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $14.44 million of the $23.14 million total