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

Exports: Sutures, dental cements, etc.

Sutures, dental cements, etc., the No. 158 export by value totaled $161.7 million for the month of October, $1.58 billion through October of 2018, and $1.79 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
1Belgium$280.33 M
2Japan$249.96 M
3Singapore$152.9 M
4China$152.52 M
5Canada$144.75 M
6The Netherlands$68.52 M
7Australia$65.96 M
8Germany$65.64 M
9Mexico$50.56 M
10Brazil$38.74 M
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U.S. exports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 5.57 percent through October to $1.58 billion

U.S. exports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 5.57 percent from $1.5 billion to $1.58 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 158 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 155 for the last full year with a total value of $1.79 billion, a $141.98 million, 8.62 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $280,325,707
2Japan $249,955,577
3Singapore $152,895,911
4China $152,518,456
5Canada $144,746,267
6The Netherlands $68,517,115
7Australia $65,962,222
8Germany $65,638,112
9Mexico $50,558,369
10Brazil $38,743,794

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Dallas $49,235,680
2Atlanta/Savannah $48,135,202
3Chicago $23,347,775
4Los Angeles $22,842,444
5New York City $20,461,142
6Miami $19,293,022
7Detroit $12,971,723
8San Francisco $12,802,053
9New Orleans $11,712,830
10Cleveland $9,457,902

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:

  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 20.08 percent compared to last year to $287.33 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 81.99 percent compared to last year to $205.62 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 9.79 percent compared to last year to $199.64 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 2.13 percent compared to last year to $113.05 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 10.47 percent compared to last year to $82.99 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 Belgium increased $37.8 million, 15.59 percent, (17.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $17.58 million, 7.57 percent, (15.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Singapore increased $4.84 million, 3.27 percent, (9.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $31.82 million, 26.37 percent, (9.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $1.62 million, 1.11 percent, (9.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.9 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $980.44 million of the $1.58 billion total.

All totaled, 56.11 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $888.64 million of the $1.58 billion total