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

Exports: Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, the No. 9 export by value totaled $2.37 billion for the month of December, $28.52 billion through December of 2018, and $26.53 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
1The Netherlands$3.77 B
2Japan$2.86 B
3China$2.79 B
4Mexico$2.52 B
5Belgium$2.42 B
6Canada$2.12 B
7Germany$1.74 B
8Singapore$961.99 M
9Australia$957.74 M
10Brazil$653.99 M
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U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 7.53 percent through December to $28.52 billion

U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 7.53 percent from $26.53 billion to $28.52 billion in 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 9 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 8 for the last full year with a total value of $26.53 billion, a $90.06 million, 0.34 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $3,768,213,068
2Japan $2,860,141,732
3China $2,785,200,550
4Mexico $2,520,476,273
5Belgium $2,415,906,614
6Canada $2,117,579,171
7Germany $1,736,895,708
8Singapore $961,986,363
9Australia $957,739,058
10Brazil $653,988,670

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1CHICAGO, IL $1,551,463,294
2LOS ANGELES, CA $1,485,712,222
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,127,764,352
4CLEVELAND, OH $927,655,036
5NEW ORLEANS, LA $891,755,520
6MIAMI, FL $751,968,542
7SAVANNAH, GA $612,016,694
8BOSTON, MA $539,891,030
9SAN FRANCISCO, CA $498,908,326
10EL PASO, TX $485,463,776

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.51 percent compared to last year to $3.34 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 28.06 percent compared to last year to $2.51 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 34.45 percent compared to last year to $1.85 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 5.61 percent compared to last year to $1.73 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 2.56 percent compared to last year to $1.33 billion.

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 The Netherlands increased $557.55 million, 17.37 percent, (13.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $387.17 million, 15.66 percent, (10.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $341.39 million, 13.97 percent, (9.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $96.33 million, 3.97 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $371.51 million, 13.33 percent, (8.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.31 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $14.35 billion of the $28.52 billion total.

All totaled, 37.7 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $10.75 billion of the $28.52 billion total