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

Exports: Medicines not in individual dosages

Medicines not in individual dosages, the No. 179 export by value totaled $157.01 million for the month of August, $1.03 billion through August of 2019, and $1.43 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
1Ireland$395.25 M
2Germany$204.06 M
3Switzerland$95.91 M
4Denmark$71.78 M
5Canada$48.39 M
6Austria$35.82 M
7The Netherlands$34.27 M
8United Kingdom$28.01 M
9Brazil$14.77 M
10Sweden$9.01 M
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U.S. exports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 6.80 percent through August to $1.03 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 6.80 percent from $960.16 million to $1.03 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 179 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 192 for the last full year with a total value of $1.43 billion, a $171.96 million, 10.72 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August 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 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $395,249,212
2Germany $204,055,593
3Switzerland $95,905,417
4Denmark $71,777,450
5Canada $48,389,551
6Austria $35,822,978
7The Netherlands $34,273,562
8United Kingdom $28,011,728
9Brazil $14,765,872
10Sweden $9,012,981

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $124,391,677
2Boston $56,579,973
3San Francisco $49,092,774
4New Orleans $42,583,376
5Norfolk $37,119,814
6Miami $26,924,328
7Chicago $15,995,675
8Detroit $15,073,911
9New York City $14,322,326
10Los Angeles $12,102,827

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:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 7.12 percent compared to last year to $302.27 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 16.76 percent compared to last year to $187.77 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 0.35 percent compared to last year to $108.31 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 8.83 percent compared to last year to $90.51 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 22.47 percent compared to last year to $76.4 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 increased $2.21 million, 0.56 percent, (38.54 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $23.9 million, 10.48 percent, (19.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Switzerland increased $32.56 million, 51.41 percent, (9.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Denmark increased $9.31 million, 14.9 percent, (7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $3.44 million, 7.65 percent, (4.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 79.51 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $815.38 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 74.63 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $765.25 million of the $1.03 billion total