Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through June 2020.

Exports: Medical instruments

Medical instruments, the No. 9 export by value totaled $2.18 billion for the month of June, $14.01 billion through June of 2020, and $29.73 billion for all of 2019, 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$1.76 B
2China$1.5 B
3Mexico$1.46 B
4Japan$1.33 B
5Belgium$1.1 B
6Germany$1 B
7Canada$941.26 M
8Singapore$506.38 M
9Australia$451.24 M
10South Korea$330.47 M
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U.S. exports of Medical instruments decreased 5.14 percent through June to $14.01 billion

U.S. exports of Medical instruments decreased 5.14 percent from $14.77 billion to $14.01 billion through the first six months of 2020 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 June among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 10 for the last full year with a total value of $29.73 billion, a $1.21 billion, 4.24 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Belgium. 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 24.45 percent compared to last year to $2.24 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 13.14 percent compared to last year to $1.08 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.91 percent compared to last year to $1.01 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 29.12 percent compared to last year to $997.62 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 16.05 percent compared to last year to $539.96 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 from No. 1 The Netherlands decreased $276.12 million, 13.54 percent, (12.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 China decreased $77.73 million, 4.92 percent, (10.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Mexico increased $85.58 million, 6.21 percent, (10.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan decreased $9.04 million, 0.68 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Belgium decreased $13.86 million, 1.24 percent, (7.85 percent market share).

All totaled, 51.08 percent of all these Medical instruments exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $7.16 billion of the $14.01 billion total.

All totaled, 41.8 percent of all these Medical instruments exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $5.86 billion of the $14.01 billion total