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

Imports: Medical equipment for physicals

Medical equipment for physicals, the No. 74 import by value totaled $536.43 million for the month of August, $4.25 billion through August of 2019, and $6.52 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
1Japan$717.38 M
2Germany$677.68 M
3Singapore$509.07 M
4China$337.67 M
5United Kingdom$297.44 M
6Mexico$284.35 M
7Switzerland$219.3 M
8Canada$184.87 M
9Sweden$161.49 M
10Malaysia$98.07 M
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U.S. imports of Medical equipment for physicals increased 0.99 percent through August to $4.25 billion

U.S. imports of Medical equipment for physicals increased 0.99 percent from $4.21 billion to $4.25 billion 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 74 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 73 for the last full year with a total value of $6.52 billion, a $538.54 million, 9.00 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $717,380,804
2Germany $677,683,001
3Singapore $509,067,725
4China $337,672,949
5United Kingdom $297,440,030
6Mexico $284,345,818
7Switzerland $219,304,051
8Canada $184,869,163
9Sweden $161,488,958
10Malaysia $98,071,339

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $299,899,530
2Chicago $261,845,234
3Cleveland $226,301,541
4New Orleans $214,710,500
5Los Angeles $157,420,089
6Boston $113,122,107
7San Francisco $101,268,076
8Washington, D.C. $89,020,817
9Atlanta/Savannah $85,168,450
10Dallas $75,613,603

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 17.19 percent compared to last year to $451.8 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 1.82 percent compared to last year to $365.85 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 10.54 percent compared to last year to $334.76 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 8.54 percent compared to last year to $288.04 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 16.67 percent compared to last year to $270.81 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 Japan decreased $33.77 million, 4.5 percent, (16.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $23.1 million, 3.3 percent, (15.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Singapore increased $52.39 million, 11.47 percent, (11.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $87.8 million, 20.64 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom increased $24.46 million, 8.96 percent, (7 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.73 percent of all these Medical equipment for physicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.54 billion of the $4.25 billion total.

All totaled, 40.25 percent of all these Medical equipment for physicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.71 billion of the $4.25 billion total