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

Exports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 12 export by value totaled $1.91 billion for the month of July, $14.95 billion through July 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
1The Netherlands$2.01 B
2Germany$1.64 B
3Italy$1.3 B
4China$1.25 B
5Belgium$1.06 B
6Switzerland$865.23 M
7Austria$791.4 M
8Japan$734.25 M
9Canada$707.07 M
10Ireland$614.76 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.95 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,302,138,318
2Port of Virginia $1,209,446,929
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,150,611,273
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,063,132,609
5Los Angeles International Airport $1,027,948,662
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $986,560,425
7Miami International Airport $985,541,695
8Port of Newark $977,320,530
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $637,602,741
10Port of Houston $580,151,228

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 11.79 percent through July to $14.95 billion

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 11.79 percent from $13.38 billion to $14.95 billion through the first seven 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 12 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 12 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 China and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Germany 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $2,014,988,999
2Germany $1,638,706,095
3Italy $1,304,780,902
4China $1,247,441,902
5Belgium $1,057,227,270
6Switzerland $865,226,661
7Austria $791,400,313
8Japan $734,249,890
9Canada $707,066,280
10Ireland $614,756,655

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 3.02 percent compared to last year to $2.3 billion.
  • Port of Virginia rose 6.89 percent compared to last year to $1.21 billion.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 30.79 percent compared to last year to $1.15 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 6.61 percent compared to last year to $1.06 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 79.43 percent compared to last year to $1.03 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 $363.58 million, 22.02 percent, (13.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $494.52 million, 43.22 percent, (10.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $146.32 million, 10.08 percent, (8.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $715.78 million, 134.63 percent, (8.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $179.27 million, 14.5 percent, (7.07 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.58 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $7.26 billion of the $14.95 billion total.

All totaled, 45.17 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $6.75 billion of the $14.95 billion total