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

Imports: Laser-based medical equipment, parts

Laser-based medical equipment, parts, the No. 120 import by value totaled $279.66 million for the month of December, $3.64 billion through December of 2018, and $3.34 billion 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
1Mexico$836.23 M
2China$767.53 M
3Canada$404.49 M
4Germany$395.65 M
5Japan$263.15 M
6United Kingdom$210.17 M
7Taiwan$140.58 M
8Philippines$116.39 M
9South Korea$77.55 M
10Israel$56.46 M
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U.S. imports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts increased 8.99 percent through December to $3.64 billion

U.S. imports of Laser-based medical equipment, parts increased 8.99 percent from $3.34 billion to $3.64 billion in 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 120 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 119 for the last full year with a total value of $3.34 billion, a $400.93 million, 13.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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.

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

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $836,229,552
2China $767,527,574
3Canada $404,490,187
4Germany $395,645,451
5Japan $263,153,427
6United Kingdom $210,168,132
7Taiwan $140,584,403
8Philippines $116,388,715
9South Korea $77,546,150
10Israel $56,463,042

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $189,835,825
2Los Angeles $112,748,162
3Chicago $109,016,149
4San Francisco $88,843,765
5Cleveland $61,083,796
6New Orleans $51,139,799
7Seattle $34,950,156
8Boston $32,806,198
9New York City $26,013,753
10San Diego $21,461,546

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 15.25 percent compared to last year to $773.93 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 46.85 percent compared to last year to $423.17 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 26.9 percent compared to last year to $297.07 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 14.28 percent compared to last year to $265.27 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 6.38 percent compared to last year to $223.15 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 increased $87.7 million, 11.72 percent, (22.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $48.82 million, 6.79 percent, (21.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $85.11 million, 26.65 percent, (11.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $16.27 million, 4.29 percent, (10.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $33.83 million, 14.75 percent, (7.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.29 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.67 billion of the $3.64 billion total.

All totaled, 54.48 percent of all these Laser-based medical equipment, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.98 billion of the $3.64 billion total