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

Exports: Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, the No. 28 export by value totaled $818.95 million for the month of December, $10.06 billion through December of 2018, and $9.47 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
1The Netherlands$1.85 B
2Japan$1.1 B
3Canada$822.11 M
4Germany$793.43 M
5Belgium$728.88 M
6China$665.23 M
7Switzerland$648.95 M
8Mexico$420.49 M
9Australia$401.79 M
10Ireland$367.18 M
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U.S. exports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 6.16 percent through December to $10.06 billion

U.S. exports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 6.16 percent from $9.47 billion to $10.06 billion in 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 28 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 27 for the last full year with a total value of $9.47 billion, a $161.55 million, 1.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. 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 San Juan International Airport, P.R..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $1,848,481,533
2Japan $1,096,198,177
3Canada $822,111,117
4Germany $793,433,397
5Belgium $728,883,703
6China $665,226,897
7Switzerland $648,950,461
8Mexico $420,490,270
9Australia $401,789,350
10Ireland $367,181,808

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1CLEVELAND, OH $762,373,462
2NEW ORLEANS, LA $717,560,476
3CHICAGO, IL $548,163,310
4LOS ANGELES, CA $461,655,044
5ANCHORAGE, AK $325,559,372
6SAN JUAN, PR $245,435,980
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $205,338,660
8MIAMI, FL $184,088,108
9WASHINGTON, DC $145,605,336
10DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $131,530,556

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 12.69 percent compared to last year to $1.39 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 1.42 percent compared to last year to $1.34 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 19.42 percent compared to last year to $1.33 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 16.29 percent compared to last year to $978.7 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 31.44 percent compared to last year to $729.53 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 $278.62 million, 17.75 percent, (18.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $96.75 million, 9.68 percent, (10.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $99 million, 13.69 percent, (8.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $83.63 million, 11.78 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Belgium decreased $214.92 million, 22.77 percent, (7.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 52.6 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.29 billion of the $10.06 billion total.

All totaled, 57.36 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $5.77 billion of the $10.06 billion total