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

Exports: Medicines in individual dosages

Medicines in individual dosages, the No. 13 export by value totaled $1.84 billion for the month of April, $7.47 billion through April of 2020, and $22.86 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
1Canada$883.42 M
2China$773.22 M
3Japan$717.48 M
4United Kingdom$613.09 M
5The Netherlands$539.56 M
6Germany$496.72 M
7Spain$475.46 M
8Belgium$415.05 M
9Italy$405.02 M
10Switzerland$225.89 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.63 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,263,751,776
2San Juan International Airport, P.R. $1,108,648,637
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $413,970,840
4Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $405,493,383
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $223,128,680
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $217,319,999
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $196,541,619
8Philadelphia International Airport $167,805,183
9Miami Int’l Airport $167,755,528
10Port of Newark $165,554,376

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 1.20 percent through March to $5.63 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 1.20 percent from $5.57 billion to $5.63 billion through the first three 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 13 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 13 for the last full year with a total value of $22.86 billion, a $2.24 billion, 10.87 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Belgium and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $639,806,831
2Japan $562,763,365
3China $533,233,495
4United Kingdom $474,664,466
5Germany $402,458,847
6The Netherlands $394,029,330
7Spain $371,636,297
8Belgium $341,324,383
9Italy $286,576,511
10Brazil $168,442,079

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN JUAN, PR $834,737,300
2CHICAGO, IL $496,922,766
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $361,918,484
4SAVANNAH, GA $223,563,910
5DETROIT, MI $190,873,860
6BUFFALO, NY $171,797,616
7PHILADELPHIA, PA $115,001,604
8LOS ANGELES, CA $87,732,004
9MIAMI, FL $78,060,406
10NORFOLK, VA $70,427,136

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 28.09 percent compared to last year to $1.26 billion.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 1.54 percent compared to last year to $1.11 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 3.25 percent compared to last year to $413.97 million.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico fell 7.92 percent compared to last year to $405.49 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 19.56 percent compared to last year to $223.13 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 Canada decreased $10.23 million, 1.57 percent, (11.36 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $21.24 million, 3.92 percent, (9.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $187.42 million, 54.19 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $300.29 million, 38.75 percent, (8.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $237.57 million, 144.07 percent, (7.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.39 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.61 billion of the $5.63 billion total.

All totaled, 60.63 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.41 billion of the $5.63 billion total