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

Exports: General medical equipment

General medical equipment, the No. 296 export by value totaled $60.3 million for the month of February, $120.21 million through February of 2019, and $803.79 million 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$19.54 M
2Mexico$19.4 M
3Germany$9.38 M
4China$6.89 M
5United Kingdom$6.5 M
6South Korea$5.58 M
7Japan$5.23 M
8Singapore$4.95 M
9Taiwan$3.97 M
10The Netherlands$3.04 M
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U.S. exports of General medical equipment decreased 6.27 percent through February to $120.21 million

U.S. exports of General medical equipment decreased 6.27 percent from $128.25 million to $120.21 million through the first two 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 296 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 286 for the last full year with a total value of $803.79 million, a $105.5 million, 15.11 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $19,541,777
2Mexico $19,402,676
3Germany $9,378,718
4China $6,892,547
5United Kingdom $6,503,270
6South Korea $5,584,371
7Japan $5,231,582
8Singapore $4,948,959
9Taiwan $3,969,398
10The Netherlands $3,036,294

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $26,627,652
2Laredo $25,781,295
3New Orleans $23,588,740
4Cleveland $23,149,225
5San Francisco $20,917,229
6Los Angeles $14,774,770
7Miami $12,478,263
8Detroit $12,317,260
9Anchorage $11,848,393
10Chicago $11,743,652

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.75 percent compared to last year to $10.65 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 12.4 percent compared to last year to $10.42 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 44.65 percent compared to last year to $8.86 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 18.43 percent compared to last year to $7.75 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 27.67 percent compared to last year to $7.25 million.

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. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $397,415, 2.08 percent, (16.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $4.54 million, 18.96 percent, (16.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $496,482, 5.59 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $2.85 million, 29.25 percent, (5.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $963,433, 17.39 percent, (5.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.34 percent of all these General medical equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $61.72 million of the $120.21 million total.

All totaled, 37.38 percent of all these General medical equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $44.93 million of the $120.21 million total