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

Imports: Medical equipment for physicals

Medical equipment for physicals, the No. 74 import by value totaled $451.9 million for the month of May, $2.44 billion through May of 2020, and $6.56 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
1Japan$427.95 M
2Germany$373.15 M
3Singapore$305.44 M
4China$187.46 M
5United Kingdom$159.21 M
6Mexico$157.23 M
7Switzerland$127.14 M
8Canada$113.7 M
9Sweden$99.48 M
10Malaysia$57.14 M
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U.S. imports of Medical equipment for physicals decreased 8.06 percent through May to $2.44 billion

U.S. imports of Medical equipment for physicals decreased 8.06 percent from $2.66 billion to $2.44 billion 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 74 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 75 for the last full year with a total value of $6.56 billion, a $44.58 million, 0.68 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 21.27 percent compared to last year to $239.57 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 3.54 percent compared to last year to $221.04 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 17.34 percent compared to last year to $209.47 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 17.32 percent compared to last year to $200.51 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.79 percent compared to last year to $170.2 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 $19.37 million, 4.33 percent, (17.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $61.34 million, 14.12 percent, (15.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Singapore decreased $11.07 million, 3.5 percent, (12.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $25.7 million, 12.06 percent, (7.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $25.75 million, 13.92 percent, (6.51 percent market share).

All totaled, 59.44 percent of all these Medical equipment for physicals imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.45 billion of the $2.44 billion total.

All totaled, 42.57 percent of all these Medical equipment for physicals imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $2.44 billion total