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

Imports: Misc. live animals

Misc. live animals, the No. 717 import by value totaled $14.95 million for the month of October, $154.19 million through October of 2018, and $169.42 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
1Canada$43.65 M
2China$36.09 M
3The Netherlands$14.96 M
4Cambodia$10.17 M
5United Kingdom$5.55 M
6Mauritius$5.42 M
7Belgium$4.17 M
8Germany$3.98 M
9Israel$2.43 M
10Hungary$2.34 M
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U.S. imports of Misc. live animals increased 5.38 percent through October to $154.19 million

U.S. imports of Misc. live animals increased 5.38 percent from $146.33 million to $154.19 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 717 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 709 for the last full year with a total value of $169.42 million, a $10.2 million, 5.68 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Cambodia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Mauritius and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $43,647,126
2China $36,091,986
3The Netherlands $14,962,706
4Cambodia $10,174,950
5United Kingdom $5,552,925
6Mauritius $5,417,627
7Belgium $4,173,584
8Germany $3,981,092
9Israel $2,434,594
10Hungary $2,341,593

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $6,106,092
2Los Angeles $2,649,229
3Detroit $2,263,112
4Chicago $2,184,278
5Miami $1,573,409
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,130,781
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,102,762
8Great Falls, Mont. $964,532
9Cleveland $926,985
10Washington, D.C. $634,766

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 61.01 percent compared to last year to $37.31 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.13 percent compared to last year to $13.92 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 4.35 percent compared to last year to $12.76 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 59.49 percent compared to last year to $11.51 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 30.59 percent compared to last year to $11.35 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 Canada decreased $18.41 million, 29.66 percent, (28.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $10.21 million, 39.47 percent, (23.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $3.28 million, 28.04 percent, (9.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Cambodia increased $7.67 million, 305.85 percent, (6.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $793,371, 16.67 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.62 percent of all these Misc. live animals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $110.43 million of the $154.19 million total.

All totaled, 56.33 percent of all these Misc. live animals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $86.86 million of the $154.19 million total