Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Medicines in individual dosages

Medicines in individual dosages, the No. 12 export by value totaled $2 billion for the month of May, $9.47 billion through May of 2020, and $22.86 billion for all of 2019, 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$1.06 B
2Japan$925.98 M
3China$911.31 M
4Germany$712.04 M
5Spain$707.42 M
6United Kingdom$687.68 M
7The Netherlands$650.36 M
8Belgium$563.41 M
9Italy$534.13 M
10Switzerland$255.3 M
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U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages decreased 0.73 percent through May to $9.47 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages decreased 0.73 percent from $9.54 billion to $9.47 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 12 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 13 for the last full year with a total value of $22.86 billion, a $2.24 billion, 10.87 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 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..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 20.71 percent compared to last year to $2.21 billion.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 5.55 percent compared to last year to $2.1 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 12.37 percent compared to last year to $673.16 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 28.12 percent compared to last year to $610.66 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.25 percent compared to last year to $360.5 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $353.6 million, 15.58 percent, (27.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Japan increased $425.1 million, 24.4 percent, (22.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $451.14 million, 17.35 percent, (22.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Belgium increased $16.23 million, 0.82 percent, (21.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Spain increased $549.83 million, 50.96 percent, (17.19 percent market share).

All totaled, 46.21 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $10.56 billion of the $22.86 billion total.

All totaled, 62.77 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $5.95 billion of the $9.47 billion total