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

Imports: Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, the No. 13 import by value totaled $2.49 billion for the month of July, $15.98 billion through July 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$4.2 B
2Germany$1.97 B
3Ireland$1.61 B
4Japan$1.11 B
5China$963.58 M
6Costa Rica$954.95 M
7Switzerland$805.24 M
8Israel$547.87 M
9Dominican Republic$505.6 M
10Canada$397.69 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.98 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,485,963,032
2Port of New Orleans $1,389,522,794
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,361,795,109
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,286,817,984
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $969,644,324
6Port of Newark $882,290,293
7Boston’s Logan International Airport $709,873,503
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $623,784,691
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $535,253,854
10Port of Los Angeles $520,788,890

U.S. imports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 12.03 percent through July to $15.98 billion

U.S. imports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 12.03 percent from $14.27 billion to $15.98 billion through the first seven 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 July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 17 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 July 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. 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 Ireland, No. 4 Japan 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,195,498,111
2Germany $1,970,519,809
3Ireland $1,609,013,264
4Japan $1,111,591,690
5China $963,575,501
6Costa Rica $954,947,991
7Switzerland $805,242,873
8Israel $547,869,543
9Dominican Republic $505,602,648
10Canada $397,687,418

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 10.78 percent compared to last year to $1.49 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 0.62 percent compared to last year to $1.39 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 26.84 percent compared to last year to $1.36 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 3.4 percent compared to last year to $1.29 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 7.97 percent compared to last year to $969.64 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 $561.95 million, 15.47 percent, (26.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $240.28 million, 13.89 percent, (12.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ireland increased $378.2 million, 30.73 percent, (10.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $20.73 million, 1.83 percent, (6.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $54.44 million, 5.35 percent, (6.03 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.63 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $9.85 billion of the $15.98 billion total.

All totaled, 40.63 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $6.49 billion of the $15.98 billion total