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

Imports: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, the No. 296 import by value totaled $93.56 million for the month of March, $293.87 million through March of 2019, and $877.67 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$109.62 M
2Singapore$58.92 M
3Italy$49.31 M
4Croatia$13.24 M
5Austria$10.93 M
6Denmark$9.53 M
7India$8.43 M
8Japan$7.68 M
9Bulgaria$5.34 M
10Portugal$2.68 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $293.87 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $69,667,253
2Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $64,626,447
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $49,382,545
4Port of Newark $30,511,585
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $17,443,559
6Port of Los Angeles $17,068,852
7Philadelphia International Airport $6,110,206
8Port of Philadelphia $4,834,873
9San Juan International Airport, P.R. $4,516,865
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $3,483,800

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 29.34 percent through March to $293.87 million

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 29.34 percent from $227.21 million to $293.87 million 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 296 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 348 for the last full year with a total value of $877.67 million, a $149.41 million, 20.52 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Croatia and No. 5 Austria. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 San Juan International Airport, P.R..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $109,615,953
2Singapore $58,917,462
3Italy $49,308,524
4Croatia $13,240,975
5Austria $10,928,673
6Denmark $9,533,354
7India $8,433,986
8Japan $7,676,177
9Bulgaria $5,338,815
10Portugal $2,677,299

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $99,035,357
2San Juan $31,787,552
3New York City $26,771,940
4Philadelphia $22,437,514
5Minneapolis $13,562,076
6St. Louis $8,169,897
7Los Angeles $6,234,812
8New Orleans $6,114,180
9Great Falls, Mont. $5,597,877
10Boston $4,530,984

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 2.36 percent compared to last year to $69.67 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 838.53 percent compared to last year to $64.63 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 411.71 percent compared to last year to $49.38 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.3 percent compared to last year to $30.51 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 160.24 percent compared to last year to $17.44 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. imports from No. 1 China increased $46.78 million, 74.45 percent, (37.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore increased $20.36 million, 52.81 percent, (20.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $3.05 million, 5.83 percent, (16.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Croatia increased $9.79 million, 283.2 percent, (4.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $8.51 million, 352.48 percent, (3.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.35 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $242.01 million of the $293.87 million total.

All totaled, 78.82 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $231.63 million of the $293.87 million total