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

Imports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 136 import by value totaled $289.55 million for the month of March, $791.48 million through March of 2019, and $3.64 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$194.15 M
2China$160.98 M
3Germany$84.59 M
4Japan$66.26 M
5Canada$55.66 M
6United Kingdom$48.55 M
7Taiwan$37.54 M
8Philippines$18.98 M
9Israel$16.26 M
10Thailand$14.53 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $791.48 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $176,082,106
2Los Angeles International Airport $67,121,853
3San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $58,757,974
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $52,917,868
5Port of New Orleans $52,158,935
6Port of Los Angeles $51,028,975
7Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $39,011,414
8Port of Long Beach $30,571,867
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $25,735,888
10Port of Newark $20,189,037

U.S. imports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 14.17 percent through March to $791.48 million

U.S. imports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts decreased 14.17 percent from $922.11 million to $791.48 million through the first three 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 136 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 115 for the last full year with a total value of $3.64 billion, a $300.27 million, 8.99 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $194,148,324
2China $160,983,592
3Germany $84,585,933
4Japan $66,256,658
5Canada $55,662,833
6United Kingdom $48,550,457
7Taiwan $37,541,494
8Philippines $18,977,256
9Israel $16,259,838
10Thailand $14,530,110

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $259,226,577
2Chicago $145,550,709
3Los Angeles $145,200,736
4San Francisco $109,418,597
5Cleveland $85,977,914
6New Orleans $68,166,199
7Seattle $55,034,699
8Boston $47,492,180
9New York City $34,179,006
10San Diego $30,802,011

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 13.3 percent compared to last year to $176.08 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 5.46 percent compared to last year to $67.12 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 11.65 percent compared to last year to $58.76 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 56.62 percent compared to last year to $52.92 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 4.27 percent compared to last year to $52.16 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 Mexico decreased $27.02 million, 12.22 percent, (24.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $23.64 million, 12.8 percent, (20.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $7.06 million, 7.7 percent, (10.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $1.5 million, 2.21 percent, (8.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $59.35 million, 51.6 percent, (7.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.96 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $561.64 million of the $791.48 million total.

All totaled, 51.43 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $407.04 million of the $791.48 million total