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

Imports: Plasma, vaccines, blood

Plasma, vaccines, blood, the No. 9 import by value totaled $3.36 billion for the month of November, $39.52 billion through November 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$11.04 B
2Germany$7.88 B
3Belgium$4 B
4Switzerland$2.31 B
5The Netherlands$2.07 B
6South Korea$1.85 B
7Italy$1.63 B
8Singapore$1.49 B
9United Kingdom$1.44 B
10Japan$1.3 B
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January – November 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $39.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $14,109,024,169
2Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $5,344,170,025
3Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $2,928,707,307
4Port of New Orleans $2,265,138,896
5Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. $1,892,090,102
6Port of Newark $1,620,654,015
7Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $1,590,387,019
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $1,460,026,493
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,132,859,104
10Philadelphia International Airport $1,030,678,796

U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 13.75 percent through November to $39.52 billion

U.S. imports of Plasma, vaccines, blood increased 13.75 percent from $34.74 billion to $39.52 billion through the first 11 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 November 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 November of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, 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 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind..

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 – November 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $11,038,220,646
2Germany $7,882,463,393
3Belgium $3,997,347,961
4Switzerland $2,308,597,840
5The Netherlands $2,066,886,887
6South Korea $1,851,490,754
7Italy $1,634,717,476
8Singapore $1,489,131,864
9United Kingdom $1,441,521,448
10Japan $1,300,421,929

January – November 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 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 4.41 percent compared to last year to $14.11 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 27.87 percent compared to last year to $5.34 billion.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 147.9 percent compared to last year to $2.93 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 300.2 percent compared to last year to $2.27 billion.
  • Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. fell 10.65 percent compared to last year to $1.89 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 $1.45 billion, 11.64 percent, (27.93 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $2 billion, 34.04 percent, (19.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Belgium increased $1.86 billion, 86.95 percent, (10.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $546.66 million, 31.03 percent, (5.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands increased $1.13 billion, 121.6 percent, (5.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.06 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 $27.29 billion of the $39.52 billion total.

All totaled, 67.15 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 $26.54 billion of the $39.52 billion total