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

Exports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 11 export by value totaled $2.69 billion for the month of March, $6.89 billion through March of 2019, and $23.21 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

RankCountryYTD
1China$908.25 M
2The Netherlands$867.54 M
3Germany$724.76 M
4Italy$723.82 M
5Belgium$467.37 M
6Switzerland$382 M
7Austria$366.7 M
8Canada$312.14 M
9Japan$270.19 M
10Ireland$267.38 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.89 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $954,880,598
2Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $799,249,432
3Miami International Airport $573,057,365
4Port of Virginia $541,236,488
5Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $490,387,243
6Port of Newark $466,321,995
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $439,293,195
8Los Angeles International Airport $311,695,111
9Port of Houston $277,574,803
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $254,602,535

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 17.75 percent through March to $6.89 billion

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 17.75 percent from $5.85 billion to $6.89 billion 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 11 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 13 for the last full year with a total value of $23.21 billion, a $2.87 billion, 14.09 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $908,245,899
2The Netherlands $867,539,071
3Germany $724,763,950
4Italy $723,816,317
5Belgium $467,370,861
6Switzerland $382,004,069
7Austria $366,698,188
8Canada $312,143,978
9Japan $270,193,268
10Ireland $267,375,577

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $1,176,844,226
2New York City $962,100,095
3Norfolk $620,919,584
4San Juan $613,280,778
5Philadelphia $509,073,810
6Miami $489,511,019
7New Orleans $451,202,483
8Atlanta/Savannah $351,237,619
9Cleveland $350,999,381
10San Francisco $349,359,988

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 6.48 percent compared to last year to $954.88 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 658.11 percent compared to last year to $799.25 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 89.59 percent compared to last year to $573.06 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.19 percent compared to last year to $541.24 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 18.42 percent compared to last year to $490.39 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 China increased $690.02 million, 316.2 percent, (13.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $126.2 million, 17.02 percent, (12.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $196.33 million, 37.15 percent, (10.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy increased $204.21 million, 39.3 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium increased $12.99 million, 2.86 percent, (6.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.61 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $3.69 billion of the $6.89 billion total.

All totaled, 48.77 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.36 billion of the $6.89 billion total