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

Exports: General medical equipment

General medical equipment, the No. 291 export by value totaled $68.43 million for the month of October, $671.14 million through October of 2018, and $698.29 million 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$115.67 M
2Canada$97.07 M
3Germany$52.38 M
4China$46.96 M
5Japan$33.72 M
6South Korea$31.42 M
7United Kingdom$31.41 M
8Singapore$28.47 M
9Taiwan$17.82 M
10The Netherlands$15.26 M
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U.S. exports of General medical equipment increased 16.85 percent through October to $671.14 million

U.S. exports of General medical equipment increased 16.85 percent from $574.38 million to $671.14 million through the first 10 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 291 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 313 for the last full year with a total value of $698.29 million, a $44.52 million, 6.81 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. 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..

In the last previous full 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $115,665,191
2Canada $97,074,592
3Germany $52,382,468
4China $46,958,221
5Japan $33,721,473
6South Korea $31,423,191
7United Kingdom $31,412,051
8Singapore $28,465,234
9Taiwan $17,817,714
10The Netherlands $15,257,863

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $16,335,660
2New York City $13,821,397
3New Orleans $11,054,356
4San Francisco $10,369,028
5Cleveland $9,997,915
6Detroit $6,509,205
7Chicago $6,247,108
8Anchorage $6,025,599
9Los Angeles $5,939,138
10Miami $5,869,234

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 97.52 percent compared to last year to $70.75 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 27.22 percent compared to last year to $59.82 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 42.33 percent compared to last year to $57.05 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 6.39 percent compared to last year to $44.93 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 1.27 percent compared to last year to $42.22 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 Mexico increased $38.38 million, 49.66 percent, (17.23 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $9.73 million, 11.14 percent, (14.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $9.78 million, 22.95 percent, (7.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $8 million, 20.52 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $7.82 million, 30.2 percent, (5.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.52 percent of all these General medical equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $345.8 million of the $671.14 million total.

All totaled, 40.94 percent of all these General medical equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $274.77 million of the $671.14 million total