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

Exports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 107 export by value totaled $214.85 million for the month of July, $1.77 billion through July 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$247.23 M
2China$170.21 M
3Japan$169.84 M
4South Korea$165.82 M
5The Netherlands$150.23 M
6Taiwan$113.14 M
7Canada$105.14 M
8United Kingdom$59.78 M
9Mexico$59.47 M
10France$47.45 M
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U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 11.84 percent through July to $1.77 billion

U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 11.84 percent from $2 billion to $1.77 billion through the first seven 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 107 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 98 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 China, 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 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $247,234,419
2China $170,207,214
3Japan $169,836,999
4South Korea $165,823,952
5The Netherlands $150,233,039
6Taiwan $113,137,555
7Canada $105,144,735
8United Kingdom $59,781,114
9Mexico $59,474,412
10France $47,454,417

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 1.1 percent compared to last year to $346.32 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 18.65 percent compared to last year to $250.91 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 14.64 percent compared to last year to $233.29 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 2.7 percent compared to last year to $120.35 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 24.07 percent compared to last year to $105.77 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 $27.24 million, 12.38 percent, (14 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China decreased $108.9 million, 39.02 percent, (9.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $61.34 million, 26.53 percent, (9.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $14.51 million, 8.04 percent, (9.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $9.6 million, 6 percent, (8.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.16 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $903.34 million of the $1.77 billion total.

All totaled, 59.84 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.06 billion of the $1.77 billion total