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

Imports: General medical equipment

General medical equipment, the No. 350 import by value totaled $73.17 million for the month of February, $153.25 million through February of 2019, and $957.88 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$60.43 M
2Mexico$26.2 M
3Germany$9.61 M
4Canada$7.92 M
5United Kingdom$6.6 M
6France$6.37 M
7Japan$5.05 M
8Bulgaria$3.17 M
9Finland$3.15 M
10Switzerland$2.75 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $153.25 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $18,577,801
2Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $11,137,343
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $10,735,952
4Port of Newark $9,343,737
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,967,601
6Port of New Orleans $8,673,648
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,703,498
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $6,553,845
9Port of Long Beach $6,026,653
10Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,440,167

U.S. imports of General medical equipment increased 7.03 percent through February to $153.25 million

U.S. imports of General medical equipment increased 7.03 percent from $143.18 million to $153.25 million through the first two 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 350 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 358 for the last full year with a total value of $957.88 million, a $83.76 million, 9.58 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada. 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $60,433,001
2Mexico $26,200,353
3Germany $9,612,275
4Canada $7,916,390
5United Kingdom $6,598,095
6France $6,374,662
7Japan $5,049,375
8Bulgaria $3,168,951
9Finland $3,150,725
10Switzerland $2,746,464

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $38,661,530
2New Orleans $32,400,752
3Chicago $27,489,457
4Los Angeles $25,527,884
5New York City $23,384,670
6Seattle $22,397,824
7El Paso $16,036,331
8Detroit $15,725,232
9San Diego $15,219,459
10San Francisco $11,707,090

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.66 percent compared to last year to $18.58 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 10.3 percent compared to last year to $11.14 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 104.56 percent compared to last year to $10.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 35.65 percent compared to last year to $9.34 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 5.17 percent compared to last year to $8.97 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 decreased $3.85 million, 5.99 percent, (39.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $7.94 million, 43.49 percent, (17.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $775,409, 8.77 percent, (6.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $1.46 million, 22.52 percent, (5.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $502,751, 7.08 percent, (4.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.27 percent of all these General medical equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $110.76 million of the $153.25 million total.

All totaled, 38.34 percent of all these General medical equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $58.76 million of the $153.25 million total