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

Exports: Medical bandages

Medical bandages, the No. 318 export by value totaled $59.76 million for the month of October, $571.27 million through October of 2018, and $684.42 million 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
1Mexico$160.92 M
2Canada$77.7 M
3The Netherlands$47.52 M
4Germany$31.43 M
5China$30.99 M
6Japan$20.68 M
7Singapore$20.29 M
8Australia$12.09 M
9Brazil$12.01 M
10Belgium$11.64 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $571.27 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $65,203,304
2Port Laredo $55,100,210
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $29,961,561
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $28,626,764
5Port of Charleston $24,638,772
6Portal-North Portal Border Crossing, N.D. $24,628,762
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $24,479,973
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $21,384,047
9Port of New York $20,319,645
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $18,284,132

U.S. exports of Medical bandages decreased 2.22 percent through October to $571.27 million

U.S. exports of Medical bandages decreased 2.22 percent from $584.27 million to $571.27 million 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 318 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 309 for the last full year with a total value of $684.42 million, a $23.52 million, 3.32 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $160,919,524
2Canada $77,700,648
3The Netherlands $47,524,432
4Germany $31,425,525
5China $30,985,289
6Japan $20,683,082
7Singapore $20,293,656
8Australia $12,093,054
9Brazil $12,010,286
10Belgium $11,638,506

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $14,111,289
2El Paso $11,194,450
3Los Angeles $10,282,054
4Atlanta/Savannah $8,699,479
5New York City $8,406,314
6Detroit $6,719,923
7Miami $5,677,163
8Chicago $5,438,535
9San Diego $5,309,877
10Buffalo $4,657,121

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 28.83 percent compared to last year to $65.2 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 25.28 percent compared to last year to $55.1 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 50.94 percent compared to last year to $29.96 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 44.87 percent compared to last year to $28.63 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 39.14 percent compared to last year to $24.64 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 decreased $3.87 million, 2.35 percent, (28.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $4.49 million, 6.13 percent, (13.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands decreased $4.32 million, 8.34 percent, (8.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $4.3 million, 15.87 percent, (5.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $2.39 million, 8.36 percent, (5.42 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.01 percent of all these Medical bandages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $348.56 million of the $571.27 million total.

All totaled, 35.63 percent of all these Medical bandages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $203.53 million of the $571.27 million total