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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Medicines in individual dosages

Medicines in individual dosages, the No. 13 export by value totaled $2.1 billion for the month of August, $15.39 billion through August of 2019, and $20.62 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$1.68 B
2United Kingdom$1.58 B
3Japan$1.51 B
4Belgium$1.41 B
5The Netherlands$1.17 B
6China$1.04 B
7Spain$1.03 B
8Germany$913.93 M
9Italy$826.65 M
10Mexico$485.82 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.39 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Juan International Airport, P.R. $3,324,362,661
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,195,906,298
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,387,849,345
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $851,267,159
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $570,717,302
6Philadelphia International Airport $525,008,606
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $471,870,974
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $460,638,348
9Port of New York $431,612,368
10Port of Newark $383,785,060

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 16.40 percent through August to $15.39 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 16.40 percent from $13.22 billion to $15.39 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 13 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 15 for the last full year with a total value of $20.62 billion, a $494.19 million, 2.46 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. 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 Miami International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,679,643,250
2United Kingdom $1,583,291,860
3Japan $1,511,561,877
4Belgium $1,413,026,551
5The Netherlands $1,171,447,978
6China $1,036,929,468
7Spain $1,031,064,008
8Germany $913,930,460
9Italy $826,654,259
10Mexico $485,815,311

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Juan $1,733,887,686
2Chicago $1,230,108,194
3New York City $780,867,197
4Miami $512,519,538
5Atlanta/Savannah $343,629,149
6Detroit $262,603,900
7Buffalo $248,517,190
8Los Angeles $246,734,270
9New Orleans $198,563,411
10Philadelphia $143,096,035

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 36.47 percent compared to last year to $3.32 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.83 percent compared to last year to $3.2 billion.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 18 percent compared to last year to $1.39 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 13.98 percent compared to last year to $851.27 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 50.71 percent compared to last year to $570.72 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 Canada increased $134.14 million, 8.68 percent, (10.91 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $75.99 million, 5.04 percent, (10.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $422.72 million, 38.82 percent, (9.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $44.63 million, 3.26 percent, (9.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $221.43 million, 23.31 percent, (7.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.81 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $7.36 billion of the $15.39 billion total.

All totaled, 60.62 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $9.33 billion of the $15.39 billion total