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

Imports: Misc. live animals

Misc. live animals, the No. 716 import by value totaled $19.06 million for the month of March, $44.12 million through March of 2019, and $179.99 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
1Canada$10.49 M
2China$7.41 M
3Cambodia$4.45 M
4The Netherlands$4.23 M
5Mauritius$3.24 M
6United Kingdom$1.57 M
7Belgium$1.43 M
8Germany$992,749
9El Salvador$784,028
10Taiwan$768,140
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U.S. imports of Misc. live animals increased 9.57 percent through March to $44.12 million

U.S. imports of Misc. live animals increased 9.57 percent from $40.27 million to $44.12 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 716 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 733 for the last full year with a total value of $179.99 million, a $10.57 million, 6.24 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Cambodia, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Mauritius. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $10,489,319
2China $7,413,350
3Cambodia $4,447,034
4The Netherlands $4,230,138
5Mauritius $3,240,863
6United Kingdom $1,573,822
7Belgium $1,427,550
8Germany $992,749
9El Salvador $784,028
10Taiwan $768,140

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $17,047,291
2Los Angeles $4,902,515
3Chicago $4,518,386
4Detroit $3,693,248
5Miami $3,582,739
6Washington, D.C. $2,053,177
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,876,693
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,790,316
9Cleveland $1,727,040
10Houston $1,564,733

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:

  • Port of Newark rose 7.63 percent compared to last year to $8.53 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 49.68 percent compared to last year to $5.27 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 6.59 percent compared to last year to $3.87 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 102.64 percent compared to last year to $3.22 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 8.47 percent compared to last year to $3.1 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 increased $22,117, 0.21 percent, (23.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $986,249, 11.74 percent, (16.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Cambodia increased $1.59 million, 55.78 percent, (10.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $52,671, 1.23 percent, (9.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mauritius increased $1.39 million, 75.37 percent, (7.35 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.59 percent of all these Misc. live animals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $29.82 million of the $44.12 million total.

All totaled, 54.38 percent of all these Misc. live animals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $23.99 million of the $44.12 million total