Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 11 export by value totaled $1.77 billion for the month of December, $25.86 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1The Netherlands$3.33 B
2Germany$2.87 B
3Italy$2.42 B
4China$2.28 B
5Belgium$1.76 B
6Switzerland$1.43 B
7Japan$1.26 B
8Canada$1.26 B
9Austria$1.23 B
10Ireland$1.17 B
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U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 11.42 percent through December 2019 to $25.86 billion

U.S. exports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 11.42 percent from $23.21 billion to $25.86 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 11 in 2019 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 December of 2019 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $3,334,420,659
2Germany $2,873,557,708
3Italy $2,418,391,767
4China $2,283,345,891
5Belgium $1,757,551,333
6Switzerland $1,425,145,153
7Japan $1,264,863,093
8Canada $1,258,671,881
9Austria $1,233,202,297
10Ireland $1,172,212,839

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.27 percent compared to last year to $3.88 billion.
  • Port of Virginia rose 5.11 percent compared to last year to $1.98 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 3.27 percent compared to last year to $1.94 billion.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 22.39 percent compared to last year to $1.79 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 49.39 percent compared to last year to $1.76 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 $366.41 million, 12.35 percent, (12.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $740.18 million, 34.69 percent, (11.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Italy decreased $85.57 million, 3.42 percent, (9.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $1.21 billion, 113.41 percent, (8.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $289.78 million, 14.15 percent, (6.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.98 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $12.67 billion of the $25.86 billion total.

All totaled, 43.93 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $11.36 billion of the $25.86 billion total