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

Exports: Medicines in individual dosages

Medicines in individual dosages, the No. 13 export by value totaled $1.96 billion for the month of September, $17.36 billion through September of 2019, and $20.62 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
1Canada$1.91 B
2United Kingdom$1.75 B
3Japan$1.7 B
4Belgium$1.56 B
5The Netherlands$1.27 B
6Spain$1.27 B
7China$1.15 B
8Germany$1.04 B
9Italy$881.55 M
10Mexico$537.82 M
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1San Juan International Airport, P.R. $3,792,010,275
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $3,555,663,385
3Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico $1,552,420,460
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $982,781,778
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $662,216,918
6Philadelphia International Airport $567,583,143
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $541,469,698
8Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $511,968,831
9Port of New York $464,042,285
10Miami International Airport $434,070,053

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 14.61 percent through September to $17.36 billion

U.S. exports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 14.61 percent from $15.14 billion to $17.36 billion through the first nine 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 13 through September among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 15 for the last full year with a total value of $20.62 billion, a $494.19 million, 2.46 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, 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..

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

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,911,393,284
2United Kingdom $1,752,131,833
3Japan $1,699,357,842
4Belgium $1,563,855,718
5The Netherlands $1,272,718,745
6Spain $1,270,276,407
7China $1,148,519,865
8Germany $1,043,027,502
9Italy $881,546,433
10Mexico $537,824,153

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Juan $1,733,887,686
2Chicago $1,230,108,194
3New York City $780,867,197
4Miami $512,519,538
5Atlanta/Savannah $343,629,149
6Detroit $262,603,900
7Buffalo $248,517,190
8Los Angeles $246,734,270
9New Orleans $198,563,411
10Philadelphia $143,096,035

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 37.39 percent compared to last year to $3.79 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 13.35 percent compared to last year to $3.56 billion.
  • Port of San Juan, Puerto Rico rose 12.93 percent compared to last year to $1.55 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 18.5 percent compared to last year to $982.78 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 57.94 percent compared to last year to $662.22 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 increased $204.03 million, 11.95 percent, (11.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Kingdom increased $62.27 million, 3.68 percent, (10.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $422.91 million, 33.13 percent, (9.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Belgium increased $38.95 million, 2.55 percent, (9.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $159.27 million, 14.3 percent, (7.33 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 47.24 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $8.2 billion of the $17.36 billion total.

All totaled, 60.75 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $10.55 billion of the $17.36 billion total

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