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

Imports: Medical bandages

Medical bandages, the No. 250 import by value totaled $114.48 million for the month of May, $529.43 million through May of 2020, and $1.25 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
1China$224.7 M
2United Kingdom$62.65 M
3Mexico$55.17 M
4Finland$31.72 M
5Brazil$30.32 M
6Japan$21.6 M
7Germany$21.02 M
8Dominican Republic$15.58 M
9France$8.75 M
10Poland$7.19 M
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U.S. imports of Medical bandages increased 2.15 percent through May to $529.43 million

U.S. imports of Medical bandages increased 2.15 percent from $518.28 million to $529.43 million through the first five 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 250 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 290 for the last full year with a total value of $1.25 billion, a $128.39 million, 11.42 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Finland and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19 percent compared to last year to $55.36 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 10.3 percent compared to last year to $46.1 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 8.67 percent compared to last year to $43.7 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 8.22 percent compared to last year to $41.63 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.11 percent compared to last year to $39.42 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 $28.27 million, 14.39 percent, (42.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $1.44 million, 2.25 percent, (11.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $791,066, 1.41 percent, (10.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland increased $2.28 million, 7.73 percent, (5.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Brazil decreased $2.56 million, 7.78 percent, (5.73 percent market share).

All totaled, 76.41 percent of all these Medical bandages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $404.55 million of the $529.43 million total.

All totaled, 42.73 percent of all these Medical bandages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $226.2 million of the $529.43 million total