Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 106 export by value totaled $263.56 million for the month of December, $3 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$384.89 M
2South Korea$298.77 M
3Japan$286.55 M
4China$278.63 M
5The Netherlands$262.28 M
6Taiwan$188 M
7Canada$187.78 M
8Mexico$115.58 M
9United Kingdom$99.92 M
10Singapore$87.51 M
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U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 10.74 percent through December 2019 to $3 billion

U.S. exports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 10.74 percent from $3.36 billion to $3 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 106 in 2019 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Japan, 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $384,890,364
2South Korea $298,765,031
3Japan $286,545,078
4China $278,634,262
5The Netherlands $262,276,142
6Taiwan $188,001,440
7Canada $187,776,433
8Mexico $115,575,296
9United Kingdom $99,915,130
10Singapore $87,514,145

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 7.82 percent compared to last year to $592.57 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 7.85 percent compared to last year to $463.37 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 28.17 percent compared to last year to $332.08 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 3.93 percent compared to last year to $205.29 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 7.77 percent compared to last year to $175.17 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 decreased $7.06 million, 1.8 percent, (12.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $14.11 million, 4.51 percent, (9.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan decreased $92.95 million, 24.49 percent, (9.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $183.21 million, 39.67 percent, (9.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $625,480, 0.24 percent, (8.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.42 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $1.51 billion of the $3 billion total.

All totaled, 59 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.77 billion of the $3 billion total