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

Imports: Medical bandages

Medical bandages, the No. 283 import by value totaled $105.09 million for the month of August, $837.89 million through August of 2019, and $1.12 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
1China$323.91 M
2United Kingdom$106.75 M
3Mexico$88.54 M
4Finland$48.86 M
5Japan$48.03 M
6Brazil$44.84 M
7Germany$30.42 M
8Dominican Republic$29.95 M
9France$14.47 M
10Canada$11.34 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $837.89 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $85,121,713
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $83,290,919
3Port of Charleston $70,288,548
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $66,341,326
5Port of Newark $65,158,874
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $54,644,210
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $53,658,989
8Port of Long Beach $50,497,600
9Port of Houston $43,331,916
10Port Laredo $31,606,013

U.S. imports of Medical bandages increased 11.81 percent through August to $837.89 million

U.S. imports of Medical bandages increased 11.81 percent from $749.42 million to $837.89 million through the first eight 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 283 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 316 for the last full year with a total value of $1.12 billion, a $26.4 million, 2.40 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Finland 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 Charleston, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $323,914,711
2United Kingdom $106,752,697
3Mexico $88,539,965
4Finland $48,860,126
5Japan $48,028,457
6Brazil $44,835,645
7Germany $30,418,074
8Dominican Republic $29,954,978
9France $14,472,248
10Canada $11,344,498

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $64,575,911
2Charleston $34,645,849
3Atlanta/Savannah $33,646,210
4New York City $32,947,194
5Los Angeles $29,367,593
6San Francisco $27,857,995
7El Paso $22,537,182
8Houston $21,818,995
9Laredo $21,382,062
10Cleveland $17,982,182

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 28.37 percent compared to last year to $85.12 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 76.97 percent compared to last year to $83.29 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 0.21 percent compared to last year to $70.29 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 3.87 percent compared to last year to $66.34 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 8.87 percent compared to last year to $65.16 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 China increased $34.51 million, 11.92 percent, (38.66 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $785,638, 0.73 percent, (12.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $22.56 million, 34.19 percent, (10.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Finland decreased $319,873, 0.65 percent, (5.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $19.4 million, 67.74 percent, (5.73 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.53 percent of all these Medical bandages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $616.1 million of the $837.89 million total.

All totaled, 44.18 percent of all these Medical bandages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $370.2 million of the $837.89 million total