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

Imports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 9 import by value totaled $4.21 billion for the month of August, $28.64 billion through August of 2019, and $37.61 billion 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
1Ireland$8.11 B
2Germany$6.32 B
3Belgium$2.9 B
4South Korea$1.64 B
5Switzerland$1.52 B
6Singapore$1.14 B
7United Kingdom$1.01 B
8The Netherlands$1.01 B
9Japan$987.67 M
10Italy$767.57 M
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U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 15.99 percent through August to $28.64 billion

U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 15.99 percent from $24.69 billion to $28.64 billion 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 9 through August 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 $37.61 billion, a $11.72 billion, 45.24 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Switzerland. 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 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $8,105,415,397
2Germany $6,323,069,643
3Belgium $2,901,993,012
4South Korea $1,640,961,792
5Switzerland $1,523,420,760
6Singapore $1,135,109,389
7United Kingdom $1,014,058,315
8The Netherlands $1,013,841,985
9Japan $987,674,471
10Italy $767,569,297

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $5,187,012,535
2Wilmington $1,652,031,947
3Cleveland $1,237,173,299
4Dallas $626,707,984
5Atlanta/Savannah $493,046,921
6Philadelphia $431,105,408
7Los Angeles $415,554,900
8San Juan $413,003,958
9New Orleans $397,195,633
10Baltimore $286,865,420

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 1.52 percent compared to last year to $9.49 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 57.39 percent compared to last year to $5.06 billion.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 147.58 percent compared to last year to $2.09 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 321.7 percent compared to last year to $1.73 billion.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.62 percent compared to last year to $1.31 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 decreased $1.03 billion, 11.28 percent, (28.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $1.91 billion, 43.21 percent, (22.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $1.61 billion, 125.17 percent, (10.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $253.22 million, 18.25 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $284.21 million, 22.93 percent, (5.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.55 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $20.49 billion of the $28.64 billion total.

All totaled, 68.7 percent of all these Plasma, vaccines, blood imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $19.68 billion of the $28.64 billion total