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

Imports: Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, the No. 28 import by value totaled $1.16 billion for the month of March, $3.33 billion through March of 2019, and $13.34 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
1Ireland$1.15 B
2Switzerland$314.41 M
3Mexico$309.39 M
4Germany$272.28 M
5Singapore$258.43 M
6China$231.04 M
7Poland$121.05 M
8Vietnam$108.31 M
9France$105.57 M
10Costa Rica$78.84 M
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U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 7.29 percent through March to $3.33 billion

U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 7.29 percent from $3.11 billion to $3.33 billion through the first three 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 28 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 28 for the last full year with a total value of $13.34 billion, a $1.44 billion, 12.13 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $1,145,445,220
2Switzerland $314,412,088
3Mexico $309,385,650
4Germany $272,279,272
5Singapore $258,434,501
6China $231,041,527
7Poland $121,053,288
8Vietnam $108,311,042
9France $105,570,129
10Costa Rica $78,840,490

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $1,177,834,269
2Cleveland $730,510,368
3New York City $586,814,323
4Boston $414,861,922
5Los Angeles $398,770,855
6Chicago $273,755,311
7San Diego $228,495,725
8El Paso $105,668,012
9Philadelphia $57,649,054
10Laredo $53,334,384

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 8.03 percent compared to last year to $684.93 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 88.65 percent compared to last year to $507.18 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 46.55 percent compared to last year to $350.35 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 2.9 percent compared to last year to $291.04 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 16.02 percent compared to last year to $255.17 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 $10.27 million, 0.91 percent, (34.38 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland decreased $6.2 million, 1.93 percent, (9.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $36.69 million, 13.45 percent, (9.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $72.8 million, 36.49 percent, (8.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Singapore increased $158.14 million, 157.68 percent, (7.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.03 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.3 billion of the $3.33 billion total.

All totaled, 62.69 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.09 billion of the $3.33 billion total