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

Imports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 9 import by value totaled $3.88 billion for the month of November, $34.74 billion through November of 2018, and $25.89 billion 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
1Ireland$12.49 B
2Germany$5.88 B
3Singapore$2.65 B
4South Korea$2.48 B
5Belgium$2.14 B
6Switzerland$1.76 B
7The Netherlands$932.72 M
8United Kingdom$901.5 M
9Italy$862.37 M
10Austria$761.37 M
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U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 47.75 percent through November to $34.74 billion

U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 47.75 percent from $23.51 billion to $34.74 billion through the first 11 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 9 through November among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 11 for the last full year with a total value of $25.89 billion, a $5.79 billion, 28.77 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind., No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – November 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $12,492,217,422
2Germany $5,880,841,577
3Singapore $2,647,679,203
4South Korea $2,476,505,061
5Belgium $2,138,194,332
6Switzerland $1,761,937,828
7The Netherlands $932,720,765
8United Kingdom $901,499,471
9Italy $862,366,430
10Austria $761,374,372

January – November 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $2,263,601,578
2Wilmington $1,165,012,448
3Cleveland $508,105,307
4Dallas $350,291,242
5Los Angeles $251,547,150
6Atlanta/Savannah $246,885,185
7San Juan $193,346,385
8Philadelphia $166,176,809
9Washington, D.C. $119,966,216
10New York City $107,150,174

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 64.97 percent compared to last year to $13.51 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 7.35 percent compared to last year to $4.18 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 579.48 percent compared to last year to $2.36 billion.
  • Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. fell 9.39 percent compared to last year to $2.12 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 23.74 percent compared to last year to $1.52 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 Ireland increased $2.88 billion, 30 percent, (35.96 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $2.86 billion, 94.57 percent, (16.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Singapore increased $1.81 billion, 215.3 percent, (7.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $1.36 billion, 121.86 percent, (7.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Belgium increased $1.43 billion, 201.33 percent, (6.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.79 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $25.64 billion of the $34.74 billion total.

All totaled, 68.2 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $23.69 billion of the $34.74 billion total