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

Imports: Medical bandages

Medical bandages, the No. 319 import by value totaled $94.74 million for the month of October, $929.37 million through October of 2018, and $1.1 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
1China$357.13 M
2United Kingdom$129.02 M
3Mexico$85.41 M
4Brazil$67.68 M
5Finland$62.65 M
6Japan$35.96 M
7Germany$32.87 M
8Dominican Republic$28.09 M
9France$20.13 M
10Canada$12.65 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $929.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Charleston $87,966,272
2Port of Los Angeles $78,750,119
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $76,989,747
4Port of Newark $74,427,490
5Port of Oakland, Calif. $67,086,559
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $60,554,679
7Port of Long Beach $56,193,914
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $54,720,081
9Port of Houston $50,150,177
10Port Laredo $45,416,617

U.S. imports of Medical bandages increased 3.85 percent through October to $929.37 million

U.S. imports of Medical bandages increased 3.85 percent from $894.88 million to $929.37 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 319 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 303 for the last full year with a total value of $1.1 billion, a $46.63 million, 4.44 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Charleston, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $357,125,361
2United Kingdom $129,020,419
3Mexico $85,405,947
4Brazil $67,680,788
5Finland $62,651,307
6Japan $35,955,390
7Germany $32,874,278
8Dominican Republic $28,089,767
9France $20,131,511
10Canada $12,645,889

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $32,238,797
2New York City $17,609,250
3Charleston $16,799,034
4Atlanta/Savannah $16,628,877
5Los Angeles $14,154,547
6San Francisco $14,090,552
7Laredo $10,789,120
8El Paso $10,668,031
9Houston $9,286,483
10Cleveland $5,988,297

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 Charleston rose 2.61 percent compared to last year to $87.97 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.25 percent compared to last year to $78.75 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 15.59 percent compared to last year to $76.99 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 10.84 percent compared to last year to $74.43 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 0.88 percent compared to last year to $67.09 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 $27.65 million, 8.39 percent, (38.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $8.71 million, 7.24 percent, (13.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $15.25 million, 21.74 percent, (9.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Brazil increased $5.16 million, 8.26 percent, (7.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland increased $1.6 million, 2.62 percent, (6.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.52 percent of all these Medical bandages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $701.88 million of the $929.37 million total.

All totaled, 41.45 percent of all these Medical bandages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $385.22 million of the $929.37 million total