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

Imports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 120 import by value totaled $276.19 million for the month of February, $552.38 million through February of 2020, and $3.5 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$96.27 M
2China$88.59 M
3Japan$74.17 M
4Canada$68.3 M
5Germany$59.09 M
6Taiwan$53.34 M
7United Kingdom$28.78 M
8Sweden$8.19 M
9Thailand$7.33 M
10South Korea$7.14 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $552.38 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Pharr International Bridge in Texas $89,069,383
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $48,495,762
3Los Angeles International Airport $48,413,206
4Port of New Orleans $38,681,676
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $37,118,954
6Port of Los Angeles $34,542,598
7Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $29,434,083
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $28,203,262
9Port of Charleston $24,283,792
10Port of Newark $16,363,492

U.S. imports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts increased 10.05 percent through February to $552.38 million

U.S. imports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts increased 10.05 percent from $501.94 million to $552.38 million through the first two 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 120 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 144 for the last full year with a total value of $3.5 billion, a $140.84 million, 3.87 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. 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 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $96,274,354
2China $88,593,528
3Japan $74,169,451
4Canada $68,302,895
5Germany $59,094,215
6Taiwan $53,340,900
7United Kingdom $28,779,623
8Sweden $8,186,507
9Thailand $7,327,572
10South Korea $7,144,952

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $56,726,221
2Laredo $44,427,091
3Chicago $40,359,642
4San Francisco $29,390,909
5Cleveland $28,159,444
6New Orleans $19,176,986
7Seattle $16,463,537
8New York City $13,582,073
9Boston $8,654,310
10Dallas $8,616,955

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:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 28.6 percent compared to last year to $89.07 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 31.47 percent compared to last year to $48.5 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 28.64 percent compared to last year to $48.41 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 12.29 percent compared to last year to $38.68 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 2.93 percent compared to last year to $37.12 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 $38.78 million, 28.71 percent, (17.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $15.6 million, 14.98 percent, (16.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $35.78 million, 93.2 percent, (13.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $35.36 million, 107.35 percent, (12.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $6.56 million, 12.49 percent, (10.7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.96 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $386.43 million of the $552.38 million total.

All totaled, 47.39 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $261.78 million of the $552.38 million total