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

Imports: Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, the No. 28 import by value totaled $1.21 billion for the month of October, $10.97 billion through October of 2018, and $11.9 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
1Ireland$4.07 B
2Switzerland$1.17 B
3Mexico$981.15 M
4China$851.14 M
5Germany$745.05 M
6France$361.93 M
7Poland$360.71 M
8Singapore$351.12 M
9Costa Rica$273.53 M
10Australia$242.8 M
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U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 12.04 percent through October to $10.97 billion

U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 12.04 percent from $9.8 billion to $10.97 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 28 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 29 for the last full year with a total value of $11.9 billion, a $1.48 billion, 14.15 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $4,069,104,881
2Switzerland $1,165,311,872
3Mexico $981,145,615
4China $851,144,511
5Germany $745,049,837
6France $361,927,060
7Poland $360,707,136
8Singapore $351,116,389
9Costa Rica $273,529,973
10Australia $242,800,214

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $608,231,255
2Cleveland $341,953,520
3Boston $193,927,276
4New York City $191,905,172
5Los Angeles $162,956,568
6Chicago $149,983,899
7San Diego $103,303,669
8El Paso $52,418,661
9Dallas $38,995,409
10Philadelphia $29,629,838

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:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 47.63 percent compared to last year to $2.58 billion.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 9.86 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 21.41 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.42 percent compared to last year to $978.6 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 26.77 percent compared to last year to $926.49 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 Ireland increased $633.3 million, 18.43 percent, (37.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $112.46 million, 10.68 percent, (10.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $217.22 million, 28.43 percent, (8.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $27.75 million, 3.37 percent, (7.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $49.99 million, 7.19 percent, (6.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.18 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.81 billion of the $10.97 billion total.

All totaled, 59.93 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $6.58 billion of the $10.97 billion total