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

Exports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 99 export by value totaled $258.91 million for the month of October, $2.84 billion through October of 2018, and $3.16 billion 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
1China$396.12 M
2Germany$322.56 M
3Japan$322.03 M
4South Korea$262.47 M
5The Netherlands$221.35 M
6Taiwan$158.81 M
7Canada$149.01 M
8Mexico$147 M
9Russia$88.39 M
10Singapore$80.31 M
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U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts increased 9.54 percent through October to $2.84 billion

U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts increased 9.54 percent from $2.59 billion to $2.84 billion 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 99 through October 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 $3.16 billion, a $15.81 million, 0.50 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan 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 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $396,121,158
2Germany $322,556,563
3Japan $322,027,330
4South Korea $262,467,705
5The Netherlands $221,349,879
6Taiwan $158,808,900
7Canada $149,013,945
8Mexico $146,997,090
9Russia $88,385,542
10Singapore $80,309,797

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $98,932,041
2San Francisco $92,703,541
3New York City $59,212,135
4Cleveland $38,760,113
5Boston $35,405,580
6Chicago $32,456,498
7New Orleans $20,021,425
8Laredo $19,434,322
9Washington, D.C. $19,060,740
10Seattle $17,051,389

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 11.05 percent compared to last year to $532.5 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 21.11 percent compared to last year to $428.27 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 10.89 percent compared to last year to $389.12 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 18.16 percent compared to last year to $169.84 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 12.32 percent compared to last year to $163.39 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 China increased $55.43 million, 16.27 percent, (13.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $59.06 million, 22.41 percent, (11.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $59.76 million, 22.79 percent, (11.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $48.32 million, 15.55 percent, (9.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $37.09 million, 20.13 percent, (7.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.7 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.52 billion of the $2.84 billion total.

All totaled, 59.29 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.68 billion of the $2.84 billion total