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

Imports: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, the No. 289 import by value totaled $84.61 million for the month of February, $200.31 million through February 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$73.1 M
2Italy$42.64 M
3Singapore$31.96 M
4Austria$9.94 M
5Croatia$9.25 M
6Japan$7.67 M
7India$4.53 M
8Denmark$4.33 M
9Bulgaria$2.91 M
10Portugal$1.74 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $200.31 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $56,554,940
2Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $34,164,046
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $30,591,078
4Port of Newark $23,424,257
5Port of Los Angeles $15,038,053
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $8,832,622
7San Juan International Airport, P.R. $4,516,865
8Philadelphia International Airport $3,577,106
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $2,906,956
10Port of Philadelphia $2,233,084

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 67.34 percent through February to $200.31 million

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 67.34 percent from $119.7 million to $200.31 million through the first two 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 289 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 404 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 Croatia. 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 Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Denmark. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $73,100,327
2Italy $42,641,403
3Singapore $31,956,124
4Austria $9,939,842
5Croatia $9,253,518
6Japan $7,670,238
7India $4,526,562
8Denmark $4,332,517
9Bulgaria $2,910,615
10Portugal $1,742,542

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 98.14 percent compared to last year to $56.55 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 704.52 percent compared to last year to $34.16 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 449.08 percent compared to last year to $30.59 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 39.55 percent compared to last year to $23.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 313.16 percent compared to last year to $15.04 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 $36.43 million, 99.34 percent, (36.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $21.9 million, 105.58 percent, (21.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Singapore increased $7.07 million, 28.43 percent, (15.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $7.75 million, 354.38 percent, (4.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Croatia increased $5.8 million, 167.8 percent, (4.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.32 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $166.89 million of the $200.31 million total.

All totaled, 79.76 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $159.77 million of the $200.31 million total