Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 0 percent through December to $26.53 billion

U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 0 percent from $26.43 billion to $26.53 billion in 2017 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked No. 8 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 8 for the last full year with a total value of $26.43 billion, a $382.09 million, 1 percent increase over the 2015 total.

Through December of this year, the top five sources of U.S. exports in this category were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The top five Customs districts from which Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports left the United States through December were No. 1 Chicago, No. 2 Los Angeles, No. 3 New York City, No. 4 New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland.

In the last previous full year, the top five markets for U.S. exports were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. In the same time period, the top five Customs districts from which the exports left the United States through December were No. 1 Chicago, No. 2 Los Angeles, No. 3 New York City, No. 4 New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland.

January – December 2017

Top Countries

Rank Country Total YTD
1 The Netherlands $3,210,658,596
2 Belgium $2,787,415,205
3 Japan $2,472,967,362
4 China $2,443,814,429
5 Mexico $2,424,143,231
6 Canada $2,038,571,433
7 Germany $1,643,621,767
8 Singapore $931,042,306
9 Australia $857,199,342
10 Brazil $630,917,189

January – December 2017

Top Districts

Rank District Total YTD
1 Chicago $3,290,280,588
2 Los Angeles $2,721,832,540
3 New York City $2,011,867,976
4 New Orleans $1,672,558,454
5 Cleveland $1,591,225,464
6 Miami $1,453,272,973
7 Atlanta/Savannah $1,293,889,270
8 San Francisco $1,142,696,231
9 Boston $1,095,908,102
10 El Paso $1,004,744,263

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 The Netherlands decreased $10.35 million, 0.32 percent, (12.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Belgium decreased $85.54 million, 2.98 percent, (10.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $62.13 million, 2.45 percent, (9.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $204.73 million, 9.14 percent, (9.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $72.56 million, 2.91 percent, (9.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $13.34 billion of the $26.53 billion total.

Highlights for the top five Customs districts:

  • US exports from No. 1 Chicago increased $51 million, 1.57 percent, (12.4 percent of all shipments).
  • US exports from No. 2 Los Angeles increased $301.7 million, 12.47 percent, (10.26 percent market share).
  • US exports from No. 3 New York City decreased $67.62 million, 3.25 percent, (7.58 percent market share).
  • US exports from No. 4 New Orleans increased $74.6 million, 4.67 percent, (6.31 percent market share).
  • US exports from No. 5 Cleveland increased $41.06 million, 2.65 percent, (6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled 43 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Customs districts through December of this year. That is equal to $11.29 billion of the $26.53 billion total.