Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, the No. 22 export by value totaled $821.95 million for the month of December, $10.74 billion in 2019, and $10.06 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

RankCountry2019
1The Netherlands$1.93 B
2Japan$1.01 B
3Germany$930.11 M
4Canada$878.15 M
5Switzerland$750.08 M
6China$729.61 M
7Belgium$627.78 M
8Mexico$417.77 M
9Australia$414.26 M
10Ireland$385.54 M
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U.S. exports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 6.81 percent through December 2019 to $10.74 billion

U.S. exports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 6.81 percent from $10.06 billion to $10.74 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 22 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 28 for the last full year with a total value of $10.06 billion, a $583.59 million, 6.16 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $1,932,601,089
2Japan $1,006,226,230
3Germany $930,113,071
4Canada $878,145,537
5Switzerland $750,079,937
6China $729,613,303
7Belgium $627,778,305
8Mexico $417,767,604
9Australia $414,257,043
10Ireland $385,538,439

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $533,733,751
2New Orleans $479,234,437
3Chicago $389,193,361
4Los Angeles $332,002,382
5Anchorage $222,945,031
6San Juan $138,592,810
7New York City $133,888,371
8Miami $123,747,502
9Washington, D.C. $88,131,740
10Dallas $84,950,691

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.06 percent compared to last year to $1.51 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 12.69 percent compared to last year to $1.5 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 5.76 percent compared to last year to $1.41 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 2.3 percent compared to last year to $1 billion.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 0.61 percent compared to last year to $733.98 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 The Netherlands increased $84.12 million, 4.55 percent, (17.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan decreased $89.97 million, 8.21 percent, (9.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $136.68 million, 17.23 percent, (8.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $56.03 million, 6.82 percent, (8.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $101.13 million, 15.58 percent, (6.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.18 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $5.5 billion of the $10.74 billion total.

All totaled, 57.28 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $6.15 billion of the $10.74 billion total