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

Imports: Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, the No. 13 import by value totaled $2.32 billion for the month of March, $6.47 billion through March of 2019, and $25.09 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
1Mexico$1.71 B
2Germany$811.15 M
3Ireland$632 M
4Japan$487.75 M
5China$395.28 M
6Costa Rica$365.93 M
7Switzerland$334.07 M
8Israel$227.02 M
9Dominican Republic$188.33 M
10Canada$155.96 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.47 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $617,118,411
2Port of New Orleans $585,342,800
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $512,466,503
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $497,856,826
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $476,646,934
6Port of Newark $352,177,799
7Boston’s Logan International Airport $286,941,420
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $269,536,406
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $227,799,065
10Port of Los Angeles $207,230,583

U.S. imports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 8.68 percent through March to $6.47 billion

U.S. imports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 8.68 percent from $5.96 billion to $6.47 billion through the first three 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 13 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 13 for the last full year with a total value of $25.09 billion, a $2.37 billion, 10.46 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Ireland, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Ireland and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,709,285,343
2Germany $811,151,921
3Ireland $632,003,011
4Japan $487,753,019
5China $395,284,493
6Costa Rica $365,933,891
7Switzerland $334,069,217
8Israel $227,021,010
9Dominican Republic $188,325,570
10Canada $155,962,794

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $1,042,646,570
2New York City $852,930,619
3San Diego $832,142,154
4El Paso $761,408,541
5Chicago $654,104,954
6Cleveland $528,208,964
7Los Angeles $522,387,062
8Boston $490,835,357
9Miami $313,839,737
10San Francisco $293,682,666

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.72 percent compared to last year to $617.12 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.89 percent compared to last year to $585.34 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 0.29 percent compared to last year to $512.47 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 14.92 percent compared to last year to $497.86 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 17.1 percent compared to last year to $476.65 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 Mexico increased $206.02 million, 13.7 percent, (26.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $65.63 million, 8.8 percent, (12.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ireland increased $127.81 million, 25.35 percent, (9.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $56.47 million, 10.38 percent, (7.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $10.93 million, 2.69 percent, (6.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.34 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.04 billion of the $6.47 billion total.

All totaled, 41.55 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.69 billion of the $6.47 billion total