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

Imports: Medicines not in individual dosages

Medicines not in individual dosages, the No. 542 import by value totaled $27.52 million for the month of February, $60.99 million through February of 2019, and $1.14 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
1China$13.85 M
2South Korea$8.91 M
3Italy$7.99 M
4Singapore$6.13 M
5Portugal$3.99 M
6India$3.12 M
7Canada$3.07 M
8Ireland$2.81 M
9Germany$2.61 M
10Israel$2.03 M
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U.S. imports of Medicines not in individual dosages decreased 63.56 percent through February to $60.99 million

U.S. imports of Medicines not in individual dosages decreased 63.56 percent from $167.38 million to $60.99 million through the first two 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 542 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 325 for the last full year with a total value of $1.14 billion, a $166.96 million, 17.09 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of Baltimore, Md. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Singapore, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 India. 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.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $13,851,627
2South Korea $8,912,032
3Italy $7,992,216
4Singapore $6,126,717
5Portugal $3,991,284
6India $3,115,832
7Canada $3,068,981
8Ireland $2,805,061
9Germany $2,605,365
10Israel $2,033,240

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $121,805,790
2San Juan $39,249,430
3New York City $22,203,831
4Philadelphia $15,426,545
5Los Angeles $12,824,725
6San Francisco $12,692,292
7Atlanta/Savannah $6,921,700
8Ogdensburg, N.Y. $5,380,691
9Washington, D.C. $4,731,335
10New Orleans $2,732,620

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark fell 36.27 percent compared to last year to $19.38 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 82.5 percent compared to last year to $14.81 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 84.65 percent compared to last year to $4.72 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. totaled $4.06 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.59 percent compared to last year to $3.94 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 China increased $2.62 million, 23.33 percent, (22.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 South Korea increased $4.99 million, 127.18 percent, (14.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Italy increased $7.6 million, 1937.17 percent, (13.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Singapore decreased $87.42 million, 93.45 percent, (10.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal decreased $928,793, 18.88 percent, (6.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.02 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $40.87 million of the $60.99 million total.

All totaled, 76.91 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $46.91 million of the $60.99 million total