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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets

Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets, the No. 15 import by value totaled $2.08 billion for the month of December, $25.09 billion through December of 2018, and $22.71 billion for all of 2017, 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$6.31 B
2Germany$3.05 B
3Ireland$2.28 B
4Japan$1.98 B
5China$1.69 B
6Costa Rica$1.57 B
7Switzerland$1.33 B
8Dominican Republic$896.76 M
9Israel$860.47 M
10Canada$583.83 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $25.09 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $2,409,113,330
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,368,209,066
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,116,123,320
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,905,254,912
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,625,754,120
6Port of Newark $1,422,694,621
7Boston’s Logan International Airport $1,273,695,630
8Port of Los Angeles $962,015,272
9Los Angeles International Airport $783,311,532
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $746,881,776

U.S. imports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 10.46 percent through December to $25.09 billion

U.S. imports of Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets increased 10.46 percent from $22.71 billion to $25.09 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 15 through December 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 $22.71 billion, a $866.73 million, 3.97 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December 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 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.

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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,314,442,399
2Germany $3,054,066,034
3Ireland $2,284,196,309
4Japan $1,977,231,676
5China $1,692,164,136
6Costa Rica $1,574,165,511
7Switzerland $1,331,212,396
8Dominican Republic $896,756,297
9Israel $860,470,708
10Canada $583,830,394

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $775,751,093
2New York City $636,548,982
3San Diego $608,936,906
4El Paso $530,000,368
5Chicago $491,773,635
6Los Angeles $380,118,566
7Cleveland $369,478,709
8Boston $350,587,491
9Miami $248,222,773
10San Francisco $208,340,603

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 26.56 percent compared to last year to $2.41 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.79 percent compared to last year to $2.37 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 7.21 percent compared to last year to $2.12 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 17.34 percent compared to last year to $1.91 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 7.61 percent compared to last year to $1.63 billion.

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 $375.81 million, 6.33 percent, (25.17 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $353.65 million, 13.1 percent, (12.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Ireland increased $372.52 million, 19.49 percent, (9.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $98.27 million, 5.23 percent, (7.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $80.29 million, 4.98 percent, (6.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.08 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $15.32 billion of the $25.09 billion total.

All totaled, 41.56 percent of all these Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $10.42 billion of the $25.09 billion total