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

Imports: Medicines not in individual dosages

Medicines not in individual dosages, the No. 289 import by value totaled $168.94 million for the month of October, $1.06 billion through October of 2018, and $976.69 million 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
1Singapore$635.88 M
2Germany$80.5 M
3China$48.95 M
4Portugal$42.79 M
5Japan$38.08 M
6Italy$29.94 M
7India$29.55 M
8Israel$21.61 M
9Canada$19.19 M
10Switzerland$18.61 M
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U.S. imports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 24.84 percent through October to $1.06 billion

U.S. imports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 24.84 percent from $847.24 million to $1.06 billion through the first 10 months of 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 289 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 317 for the last full year with a total value of $976.69 million, a $238.01 million, 32.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 San Juan International Airport, P.R., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Singapore $635,877,386
2Germany $80,504,302
3China $48,950,227
4Portugal $42,792,988
5Japan $38,081,620
6Italy $29,942,146
7India $29,553,747
8Israel $21,612,968
9Canada $19,187,401
10Switzerland $18,606,585

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $91,541,423
2San Juan $26,895,143
3Philadelphia $12,962,224
4New York City $10,427,870
5Los Angeles $5,889,259
6Atlanta/Savannah $5,411,842
7San Francisco $3,932,477
8Washington, D.C. $3,589,316
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,446,042
10Detroit $1,244,459

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 59.19 percent compared to last year to $634.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 16.27 percent compared to last year to $121.78 million.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. fell 51.81 percent compared to last year to $53.34 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 10.4 percent compared to last year to $45.84 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 26.22 percent compared to last year to $29.48 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 Singapore increased $159.36 million, 33.44 percent, (60.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany increased $26.58 million, 49.29 percent, (7.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $7.62 million, 18.45 percent, (4.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Portugal increased $3.24 million, 8.18 percent, (4.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $15.01 million, 65.07 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $846.21 million of the $1.06 billion total.

All totaled, 83.69 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $885.17 million of the $1.06 billion total