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

Imports: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, the No. 337 import by value totaled $55.38 million for the month of August, $673.69 million through August 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$242.61 M
2Singapore$125.53 M
3Italy$116.06 M
4Denmark$31.6 M
5Croatia$30.87 M
6India$20.65 M
7Austria$20.27 M
8Japan$13.31 M
9Bulgaria$11.85 M
10Mexico$8.43 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $673.69 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $158,975,736
2Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $131,936,418
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $75,169,224
4Port of Newark $61,900,059
5Port of Los Angeles $57,178,974
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $52,707,563
7Philadelphia International Airport $21,367,171
8San Juan International Airport, P.R. $20,022,730
9Los Angeles International Airport $14,069,565
10Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $11,184,856

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 8.11 percent through August to $673.69 million

U.S. imports of Antibiotics increased 8.11 percent from $623.14 million to $673.69 million through the first eight 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 337 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 360 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Denmark 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 Singapore, No. 2 China, No. 3 Italy, 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $242,612,148
2Singapore $125,525,493
3Italy $116,055,416
4Denmark $31,595,557
5Croatia $30,873,317
6India $20,645,035
7Austria $20,269,477
8Japan $13,306,347
9Bulgaria $11,851,395
10Mexico $8,428,679

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 2.17 percent compared to last year to $158.98 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 397.38 percent compared to last year to $131.94 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 165.26 percent compared to last year to $75.17 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.05 percent compared to last year to $61.9 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 134.7 percent compared to last year to $57.18 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 $108.42 million, 80.8 percent, (36.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore decreased $26.8 million, 17.59 percent, (18.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy decreased $1.15 million, 0.98 percent, (17.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Denmark increased $14.15 million, 81.06 percent, (4.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Croatia increased $16.18 million, 110.07 percent, (4.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.14 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $546.66 million of the $673.69 million total.

All totaled, 72.02 percent of all these Antibiotics imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $485.16 million of the $673.69 million total