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

Exports: General medical equipment

General medical equipment, the No. 286 export by value totaled $71.53 million for the month of August, $546.54 million through August 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
1Mexico$97.95 M
2Canada$78.02 M
3Germany$41.84 M
4China$33.8 M
5United Kingdom$27.51 M
6South Korea$26.5 M
7Japan$24.22 M
8Singapore$21.19 M
9The Netherlands$18.07 M
10Taiwan$14.27 M
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U.S. exports of General medical equipment increased 1.00 percent through August to $546.54 million

U.S. exports of General medical equipment increased 1.00 percent from $541.15 million to $546.54 million 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 286 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 289 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $97,945,659
2Canada $78,017,551
3Germany $41,843,684
4China $33,798,120
5United Kingdom $27,508,222
6South Korea $26,502,040
7Japan $24,219,417
8Singapore $21,186,847
9The Netherlands $18,073,628
10Taiwan $14,271,315

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 0.92 percent compared to last year to $47.34 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 1.3 percent compared to last year to $45.65 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 37.2 percent compared to last year to $38.2 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.58 percent compared to last year to $37.24 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 120.82 percent compared to last year to $35.15 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 $2.81 million, 2.96 percent, (17.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $894,223, 1.16 percent, (14.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $1.99 million, 5 percent, (7.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $5.81 million, 14.66 percent, (6.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $2.51 million, 10.03 percent, (5.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.07 percent of all these General medical equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $279.11 million of the $546.54 million total.

All totaled, 37.25 percent of all these General medical equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $203.59 million of the $546.54 million total