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

Exports: Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, the No. 9 export by value totaled $2.82 billion for the month of March, $7.35 billion through March of 2019, and $28.52 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
1The Netherlands$1.06 B
2China$746.46 M
3Mexico$698.36 M
4Japan$663.68 M
5Canada$550.9 M
6Belgium$529.67 M
7Germany$445.5 M
8Singapore$225.79 M
9Australia$204.05 M
10Brazil$177.88 M
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U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 6.19 percent through March to $7.35 billion

U.S. exports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 6.19 percent from $6.92 billion to $7.35 billion through the first three 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 9 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 9 for the last full year with a total value of $28.52 billion, a $2 billion, 7.53 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

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

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $1,064,861,485
2China $746,458,422
3Mexico $698,361,635
4Japan $663,682,453
5Canada $550,900,846
6Belgium $529,673,249
7Germany $445,495,766
8Singapore $225,788,949
9Australia $204,050,371
10Brazil $177,878,897

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $1,056,209,338
2Los Angeles $1,020,450,864
3New York City $786,359,152
4Cleveland $709,124,648
5New Orleans $607,519,388
6Miami $494,009,338
7Atlanta/Savannah $416,176,061
8Boston $353,166,219
9San Francisco $331,495,400
10Seattle $329,319,884

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 7.91 percent compared to last year to $870.65 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 24.49 percent compared to last year to $689.43 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 28.88 percent compared to last year to $532.6 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.8 percent compared to last year to $477.88 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 27.99 percent compared to last year to $368.81 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 $204.99 million, 23.84 percent, (14.5 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $122.41 million, 19.61 percent, (10.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $63.82 million, 10.06 percent, (9.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $18.15 million, 2.81 percent, (9.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada decreased $15.03 million, 2.66 percent, (7.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.7 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $3.72 billion of the $7.35 billion total.

All totaled, 40.01 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.94 billion of the $7.35 billion total