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

Exports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 12 export by value totaled $2.13 billion for the month of October, $19.48 billion through October of 2018, and $20.35 billion 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
1The Netherlands$2.49 B
2Italy$2.06 B
3Germany$1.78 B
4Belgium$1.72 B
5Japan$1.45 B
6Switzerland$1.27 B
7Ireland$1.09 B
8Canada$961.46 M
9China$802.37 M
10Austria$765.65 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $19.48 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,244,768,425
2Port of Virginia $1,591,970,338
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,586,601,510
4Miami International Airport $1,349,832,203
5Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,160,545,391
6Port of New Orleans $1,009,518,356
7Port of Newark $980,262,404
8San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $917,602,109
9Los Angeles International Airport $877,253,294
10Port of Houston $714,353,912

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 14.57 percent through October to $19.48 billion

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 14.57 percent from $17 billion to $19.48 billion through the first 10 months of 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 12 through October 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 $20.35 billion, a $1.04 billion, 5.38 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Belgium 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 Ireland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $2,487,825,353
2Italy $2,055,305,504
3Germany $1,782,263,835
4Belgium $1,724,191,895
5Japan $1,453,308,965
6Switzerland $1,271,441,055
7Ireland $1,094,609,944
8Canada $961,460,766
9China $802,367,065
10Austria $765,647,284

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $586,201,328
2New York City $454,844,060
3New Orleans $394,404,830
4Norfolk $329,746,750
5San Juan $271,891,156
6Miami $207,163,558
7San Francisco $204,299,960
8Philadelphia $172,874,268
9Cleveland $168,234,346
10Anchorage $156,749,446

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 29.02 percent compared to last year to $3.24 billion.
  • Port of Virginia rose 10.6 percent compared to last year to $1.59 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.03 percent compared to last year to $1.59 billion.
  • Miami International Airport rose 33.05 percent compared to last year to $1.35 billion.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 30.79 percent compared to last year to $1.16 billion.

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 The Netherlands increased $610.09 million, 32.49 percent, (12.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $595.99 million, 40.84 percent, (10.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $178.3 million, 11.12 percent, (9.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $360.45 million, 26.43 percent, (8.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $163.87 million, 12.71 percent, (7.46 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.79 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $9.5 billion of the $19.48 billion total.

All totaled, 45.86 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $8.93 billion of the $19.48 billion total