Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, the No. 10 export by value totaled $2.37 billion for the month of December, $29.73 billion in 2019, and $28.52 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
1The Netherlands$4.01 B
2China$3.23 B
3Mexico$2.82 B
4Japan$2.67 B
5Belgium$2.39 B
6Canada$2.16 B
7Germany$1.75 B
8Singapore$998.19 M
9Australia$895.62 M
10South Korea$660.61 M
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U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 4.24 percent through December 2019 to $29.73 billion

U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 4.24 percent from $28.52 billion to $29.73 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 10 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 9 for the last full year with a total value of $28.52 billion, a $2 billion, 7.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan 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 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $4,010,606,539
2China $3,229,282,997
3Mexico $2,816,604,419
4Japan $2,673,010,933
5Belgium $2,385,646,988
6Canada $2,158,161,786
7Germany $1,747,130,612
8Singapore $998,190,996
9Australia $895,621,341
10South Korea $660,605,048

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $1,056,209,338
2Los Angeles $1,020,450,864
3New York City $786,359,152
4Cleveland $709,124,648
5New Orleans $607,519,388
6Miami $494,009,338
7Atlanta/Savannah $416,176,061
8Boston $353,166,219
9San Francisco $331,495,400
10Seattle $329,319,884

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 15.26 percent compared to last year to $3.85 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 3.24 percent compared to last year to $2.59 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 11.37 percent compared to last year to $2.06 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.43 percent compared to last year to $2.01 billion.
  • Miami International Airport rose 6.03 percent compared to last year to $1.25 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 $242.39 million, 6.43 percent, (13.49 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $444.08 million, 15.94 percent, (10.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $296.13 million, 11.75 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $187.13 million, 6.54 percent, (8.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $30.26 million, 1.25 percent, (8.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.84 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $15.12 billion of the $29.73 billion total.

All totaled, 39.55 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $11.76 billion of the $29.73 billion total