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

Exports: Sutures, dental cements, etc.

Sutures, dental cements, etc., the No. 158 export by value totaled $150.08 million for the month of December, $1.89 billion through December 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$333.56 M
2Japan$295.19 M
3China$183.73 M
4Singapore$181.35 M
5Canada$176.64 M
6The Netherlands$82.09 M
7Australia$77.59 M
8Germany$74.93 M
9Mexico$60.46 M
10Brazil$44.28 M
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U.S. exports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 5.82 percent through December to $1.89 billion

U.S. exports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 5.82 percent from $1.79 billion to $1.89 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 158 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 153 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 December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Belgium, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Singapore 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 Canada, No. 4 Singapore 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Belgium $333,555,595
2Japan $295,189,249
3China $183,728,800
4Singapore $181,353,113
5Canada $176,642,641
6The Netherlands $82,085,120
7Australia $77,585,640
8Germany $74,931,946
9Mexico $60,464,951
10Brazil $44,284,498

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $139,232,166
2SAVANNAH, GA $120,431,906
3CHICAGO, IL $110,233,930
4LOS ANGELES, CA $75,343,412
5MIAMI, FL $53,708,012
6NEW YORK CITY, NY $53,657,118
7SAN FRANCISCO, CA $41,504,526
8DETROIT, MI $39,054,702
9CLEVELAND, OH $37,903,856
10NEW ORLEANS, LA $32,791,658

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 14.56 percent compared to last year to $333.1 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 85.57 percent compared to last year to $259.63 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 12.92 percent compared to last year to $228.26 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 4.9 percent compared to last year to $136.8 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 10.64 percent compared to last year to $95.96 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 $40.64 million, 13.87 percent, (17.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $14.66 million, 5.23 percent, (15.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $39.68 million, 27.55 percent, (9.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $6.56 million, 3.75 percent, (9.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $238,012, 0.13 percent, (9.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.81 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.17 billion of the $1.89 billion total.

All totaled, 55.64 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.89 billion total