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

Exports: Medicines not in individual dosages

Medicines not in individual dosages, the No. 194 export by value totaled $134.38 million for the month of October, $1.2 billion through October of 2018, and $1.6 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
1Ireland$492.93 M
2Germany$277.6 M
3Switzerland$94.78 M
4Denmark$79.5 M
5Canada$53.56 M
6Sweden$33.15 M
7The Netherlands$24.8 M
8United Kingdom$24.67 M
9Mexico$13.04 M
10India$7.74 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $359,366,909
2Boston’s Logan International Airport $199,015,961
3San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $136,428,754
4Port of Virginia $106,472,690
5Miami International Airport $88,715,476
6Port of New Orleans $67,721,102
7San Juan International Airport, P.R. $43,193,587
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $25,074,238
9Port of New York $24,201,453
10Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $16,045,390

U.S. exports of Medicines not in individual dosages decreased 8.00 percent through October to $1.2 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines not in individual dosages decreased 8.00 percent from $1.3 billion to $1.2 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 194 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 173 for the last full year with a total value of $1.6 billion, a $54.52 million, 3.52 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Switzerland, No. 4 Denmark and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $492,930,118
2Germany $277,598,183
3Switzerland $94,780,714
4Denmark $79,499,617
5Canada $53,563,945
6Sweden $33,147,692
7The Netherlands $24,803,517
8United Kingdom $24,674,292
9Mexico $13,043,297
10India $7,739,384

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $49,585,981
2Boston $35,564,660
3San Francisco $25,285,653
4Miami $18,110,843
5New Orleans $16,417,934
6Norfolk $15,288,592
7San Juan $9,163,496
8New York City $7,268,513
9Detroit $5,824,845
10Seattle $3,837,207

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:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 263.68 percent compared to last year to $359.37 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 63.25 percent compared to last year to $199.02 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 25.76 percent compared to last year to $136.43 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 35.5 percent compared to last year to $106.47 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 3.6 percent compared to last year to $88.72 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 Ireland decreased $87.6 million, 15.09 percent, (41.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $29.06 million, 11.69 percent, (23.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Switzerland increased $1.49 million, 1.6 percent, (7.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Denmark increased $28.75 million, 56.64 percent, (6.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $3.02 million, 5.33 percent, (4.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 83.27 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $998.37 million of the $1.2 billion total.

All totaled, 74.23 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $890 million of the $1.2 billion total