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

Exports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 100 export by value totaled $332.08 million for the month of March, $802.25 million through March of 2019, and $3.36 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Germany$110.51 M
2Japan$84.22 M
3South Korea$74.84 M
4China$70.76 M
5The Netherlands$70.03 M
6Canada$49.74 M
7Taiwan$48.22 M
8United Kingdom$29.43 M
9Mexico$26.19 M
10France$21.61 M
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U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 3.42 percent through March to $802.25 million

U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 3.42 percent from $830.65 million to $802.25 million through the first three 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 100 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 99 for the last full year with a total value of $3.36 billion, a $196.21 million, 6.21 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 China and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Boston’s Logan International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $110,509,801
2Japan $84,223,426
3South Korea $74,840,778
4China $70,755,923
5The Netherlands $70,028,148
6Canada $49,740,159
7Taiwan $48,223,725
8United Kingdom $29,429,716
9Mexico $26,193,194
10France $21,613,271

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $213,378,239
2San Francisco $175,899,602
3New York City $140,490,045
4Cleveland $68,158,121
5Chicago $60,147,210
6Boston $58,014,439
7New Orleans $50,915,835
8Seattle $38,685,309
9Laredo $34,080,933
10Anchorage $25,428,945

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 5.55 percent compared to last year to $156.8 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 17.29 percent compared to last year to $116.4 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 9.38 percent compared to last year to $103.44 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.88 percent compared to last year to $57.71 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 35.78 percent compared to last year to $47.07 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 Germany increased $28.22 million, 34.3 percent, (13.77 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $15.49 million, 15.53 percent, (10.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $1.08 million, 1.46 percent, (9.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $26.7 million, 27.4 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $999,017, 1.45 percent, (8.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.15 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $410.36 million of the $802.25 million total.

All totaled, 60.01 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $481.42 million of the $802.25 million total