Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds

Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds, the No. 250 export by value totaled $67.01 million for the month of December, $971.46 million in 2019, and $1.18 billion 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
1Japan$206.26 M
2Germany$185.78 M
3Ireland$88.39 M
4France$80.1 M
5Switzerland$51.44 M
6Canada$41.47 M
7United Kingdom$39.93 M
8Greece$31.82 M
9Belgium$29.89 M
10Brazil$23.74 M
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U.S. exports of Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds decreased 17.49 percent through December 2019 to $971.46 million

U.S. exports of Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds decreased 17.49 percent from $1.18 billion to $971.46 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 250 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 230 for the last full year with a total value of $1.18 billion, a $70.23 million, 5.63 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 France and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 France and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $206,264,702
2Germany $185,781,587
3Ireland $88,394,427
4France $80,101,063
5Switzerland $51,444,166
6Canada $41,472,942
7United Kingdom $39,932,977
8Greece $31,816,117
9Belgium $29,891,412
10Brazil $23,736,972

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $103,762,172
2San Juan $44,146,818
3New York City $41,498,684
4Houston $30,048,210
5Detroit $27,492,223
6Norfolk $16,438,873
7Los Angeles $16,295,908
8Cleveland $15,784,751
9Atlanta/Savannah $12,703,501
10New Orleans $10,643,712

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 16.29 percent compared to last year to $254.32 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 51.72 percent compared to last year to $174.42 million.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. fell 58.03 percent compared to last year to $64.44 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 12.11 percent compared to last year to $50.53 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 50.91 percent compared to last year to $49.65 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 Japan decreased $643,312, 0.31 percent, (21.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $25.06 million, 11.89 percent, (19.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Ireland decreased $130.1 million, 59.54 percent, (9.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France decreased $9.89 million, 10.99 percent, (8.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland decreased $31.93 million, 38.3 percent, (5.3 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63 percent of all these Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $611.99 million of the $971.46 million total.

All totaled, 61.08 percent of all these Nucleic acids and salts, heterocyclic compounds exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $593.36 million of the $971.46 million total