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

Imports: General medical equipment

General medical equipment, the No. 355 import by value totaled $84.93 million for the month of October, $794.83 million through October of 2018, and $874.12 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$336.64 M
2Mexico$122.45 M
3Germany$49.21 M
4Canada$36.55 M
5Japan$33.97 M
6United Kingdom$33.14 M
7France$32.66 M
8Finland$15.96 M
9Bulgaria$15.36 M
10Switzerland$13.74 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $794.83 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $76,260,949
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $58,113,333
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $55,427,319
4Port of New Orleans $52,371,388
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $48,108,220
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $41,509,460
7Port of Newark $41,365,588
8Port of Long Beach $38,874,468
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $32,475,813
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $32,022,165

U.S. imports of General medical equipment increased 9.45 percent through October to $794.83 million

U.S. imports of General medical equipment increased 9.45 percent from $726.2 million to $794.83 million through the first 10 months of 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 355 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 348 for the last full year with a total value of $874.12 million, a $61.72 million, 7.60 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $336,641,067
2Mexico $122,449,912
3Germany $49,213,847
4Canada $36,551,888
5Japan $33,974,291
6United Kingdom $33,142,255
7France $32,660,699
8Finland $15,960,139
9Bulgaria $15,358,970
10Switzerland $13,739,735

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $16,756,697
2New Orleans $16,739,715
3Chicago $14,644,105
4New York City $11,086,010
5Seattle $10,690,576
6Los Angeles $10,305,652
7Detroit $8,187,101
8San Diego $7,308,306
9San Francisco $6,249,613
10El Paso $5,376,553

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 8.25 percent compared to last year to $76.26 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 19.35 percent compared to last year to $58.11 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 20.3 percent compared to last year to $55.43 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 11.35 percent compared to last year to $52.37 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 32.58 percent compared to last year to $48.11 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. imports from No. 1 China increased $33.78 million, 11.15 percent, (42.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $12.49 million, 11.36 percent, (15.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $9.83 million, 24.96 percent, (6.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $2.07 million, 5.37 percent, (4.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $3.86 million, 10.2 percent, (4.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.82 percent of all these General medical equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $578.83 million of the $794.83 million total.

All totaled, 36.52 percent of all these General medical equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $290.28 million of the $794.83 million total