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

Imports: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, the No. 373 import by value totaled $73.08 million for the month of October, $756.74 million through October of 2018, and $728.26 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Singapore$179.66 M
2China$177.01 M
3Italy$146.27 M
4India$46.38 M
5Japan$43.39 M
6Denmark$23.78 M
7Croatia$16.14 M
8Mexico$12.81 M
9Bulgaria$12.55 M
10Taiwan$10.56 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $756.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $202,756,645
2Miami International Airport $144,577,333
3Port of Newark $83,437,217
4San Juan International Airport, P.R. $43,656,255
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $33,838,212
6Philadelphia International Airport $30,909,142
7Port of Los Angeles $30,819,930
8Port of Long Beach $29,637,376
9Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $28,409,196
10Los Angeles International Airport $21,639,154

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 19.84 percent through October to $756.74 million

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 19.84 percent from $631.48 million to $756.74 million 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 373 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 391 for the last full year with a total value of $728.26 million, a $4.29 million, 0.59 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 India and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 San Juan International Airport, P.R. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 India, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Philadelphia International Airport and No. 5 Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Singapore $179,656,851
2China $177,006,999
3Italy $146,273,861
4India $46,382,166
5Japan $43,387,104
6Denmark $23,782,814
7Croatia $16,139,863
8Mexico $12,806,758
9Bulgaria $12,552,064
10Taiwan $10,562,570

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $43,499,986
2San Juan $29,774,209
3New York City $11,442,852
4Philadelphia $9,157,790
5Minneapolis $5,042,395
6St. Louis $3,973,704
7Boston $3,677,944
8New Orleans $3,306,639
9Los Angeles $2,110,961
10Great Falls, Mont. $1,713,906

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 6.91 percent compared to last year to $202.76 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 681.98 percent compared to last year to $144.58 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 7.62 percent compared to last year to $83.44 million.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 1011.76 percent compared to last year to $43.66 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 55.75 percent compared to last year to $33.84 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 Singapore increased $127.22 million, 242.62 percent, (23.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $4.45 million, 2.58 percent, (23.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $20.34 million, 16.15 percent, (19.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $11.26 million, 19.54 percent, (6.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $14.97 million, 52.7 percent, (5.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.32 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $592.71 million of the $756.74 million total.

All totaled, 67.17 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $508.27 million of the $756.74 million total