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

Exports: Medicines not in individual dosages

Medicines not in individual dosages, the No. 164 export by value totaled $141.92 million for the month of May, $651.1 million through May of 2020, and $1.42 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
1Ireland$273.81 M
2Germany$124.9 M
3Switzerland$65.59 M
4Denmark$44.7 M
5Canada$30.72 M
6Sweden$26.19 M
7The Netherlands$12.52 M
8Belgium$10.35 M
9United Kingdom$9.33 M
10Japan$8.44 M
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U.S. exports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 6.08 percent through May to $651.1 million

U.S. exports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 6.08 percent from $613.81 million to $651.1 million 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 164 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 182 for the last full year with a total value of $1.42 billion, a $16.78 million, 1.17 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Indianapolis International Airport, Ind., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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:

  • Indianapolis International Airport, Ind. rose 10136 percent compared to last year to $206.33 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 8.97 percent compared to last year to $58.89 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 16.19 percent compared to last year to $51.96 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 62.94 percent compared to last year to $45.69 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport rose 16.22 percent compared to last year to $45.29 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 Ireland decreased $56.8 million, 9.75 percent, (80.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Germany decreased $25.84 million, 7.85 percent, (46.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Switzerland increased $17.53 million, 16.47 percent, (19.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Denmark increased $13.71 million, 14.35 percent, (16.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Canada increased $5.35 million, 7.7 percent, (11.49 percent market share).

All totaled, 80.29 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.14 billion of the $1.42 billion total.

All totaled, 62.69 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $408.16 million of the $651.1 million total