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

Exports: Medicines in individual dosages

Medicines in individual dosages, the No. 14 export by value totaled $2.07 billion for the month of October, $17.22 billion through October of 2018, and $20.12 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
1United Kingdom$1.99 B
2Canada$1.94 B
3Belgium$1.68 B
4Japan$1.45 B
5The Netherlands$1.28 B
6China$1.23 B
7Spain$946.69 M
8Mexico$805.39 M
9Italy$738.74 M
10Germany$687.26 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.22 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,672,843,020
2San Juan International Airport, P.R. $3,086,087,306
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,527,955,691
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $916,499,061
5Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. $739,911,751
6Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $717,801,360
7Port of New York $656,896,160
8Miami International Airport $621,459,679
9Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $530,075,136
10Los Angeles International Airport $468,148,305

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages decreased 0.53 percent through October to $17.22 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages decreased 0.53 percent from $17.31 billion to $17.22 billion 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 14 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 11 for the last full year with a total value of $20.12 billion, a $2.39 billion, 10.62 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Belgium, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $1,993,074,787
2Canada $1,944,180,537
3Belgium $1,675,268,011
4Japan $1,445,322,934
5The Netherlands $1,280,869,655
6China $1,232,925,362
7Spain $946,692,175
8Mexico $805,394,543
9Italy $738,740,407
10Germany $687,255,866

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Juan $790,256,052
2Chicago $729,747,020
3New York City $403,761,247
4Atlanta/Savannah $148,745,309
5Buffalo $139,645,070
6Detroit $136,047,141
7Los Angeles $119,097,985
8Miami $104,811,011
9New Orleans $87,417,139
10Phoenix/Nogales $70,592,160

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 14.78 percent compared to last year to $3.67 billion.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 25.99 percent compared to last year to $3.09 billion.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 5.96 percent compared to last year to $1.53 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 4.99 percent compared to last year to $916.5 million.
  • Aguadilla Rafael Hernandez Airport, P.R. fell 13.86 percent compared to last year to $739.91 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 United Kingdom increased $473.59 million, 31.17 percent, (11.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $67.62 million, 3.6 percent, (11.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $66.84 million, 4.16 percent, (9.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $117.87 million, 7.54 percent, (8.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $211.87 million, 19.82 percent, (7.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 48.43 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $8.34 billion of the $17.22 billion total.

All totaled, 57.75 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $9.94 billion of the $17.22 billion total