Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2020.

Imports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 8 import by value totaled $3.2 billion for the month of July, $28.31 billion through July of 2020, and $42.81 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Germany$5.94 B
2Ireland$5.88 B
3Belgium$4 B
4Switzerland$1.72 B
5The Netherlands$1.65 B
6Japan$1.44 B
7United Kingdom$1.18 B
8South Korea$1.14 B
9Singapore$998.94 M
10Italy$779.32 M
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U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 15.85 percent through July to $28.31 billion

U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 15.85 percent from $24.43 billion to $28.31 billion through the first seven months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 8 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 9 for the last full year with a total value of $42.81 billion, a $5.2 billion, 13.84 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 39.34 percent compared to last year to $11.33 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 16.27 percent compared to last year to $3.27 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 19.6 percent compared to last year to $1.9 billion.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 0.97 percent compared to last year to $1.71 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 164.31 percent compared to last year to $1.46 billion.

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 Germany increased $1.08 billion, 22.32 percent, (20.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ireland decreased $1.53 billion, 20.65 percent, (20.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $1.38 billion, 52.44 percent, (14.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $344.98 million, 25.1 percent, (6.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $981.9 million, 146.63 percent, (5.83 percent market share).

All totaled, 67.77 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $19.18 billion of the $28.31 billion total.

All totaled, 69.44 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $19.66 billion of the $28.31 billion total