Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, the No. 30 import by value totaled $1.05 billion for the month of February, $2.11 billion through February of 2020, and $13.71 billion for all of 2019, 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$724.97 M
2Switzerland$252.92 M
3Singapore$165.02 M
4Mexico$153.1 M
5Germany$144.75 M
6China$124.58 M
7Poland$88.04 M
8Vietnam$58.37 M
9Costa Rica$52 M
10France$43.81 M
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U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts decreased 2.74 percent through February to $2.11 billion

U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts decreased 2.74 percent from $2.17 billion to $2.11 billion through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 30 through February 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 $13.71 billion, a $366.68 million, 2.75 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 Mexico 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 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $724,968,062
2Switzerland $252,924,014
3Singapore $165,015,445
4Mexico $153,101,778
5Germany $144,751,685
6China $124,579,142
7Poland $88,038,331
8Vietnam $58,369,726
9Costa Rica $52,004,499
10France $43,811,602

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $243,987,500
2Cleveland $223,596,870
3New Orleans $193,651,140
4Boston $152,238,087
5Los Angeles $112,490,104
6Chicago $90,561,142
7San Diego $37,577,227
8El Paso $28,747,558
9Dallas $20,171,107
10Atlanta/Savannah $15,617,889

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 New Orleans fell 13.58 percent compared to last year to $381.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.41 percent compared to last year to $351.67 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 25.1 percent compared to last year to $225.37 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 7.28 percent compared to last year to $218.92 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.82 percent compared to last year to $172.07 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 decreased $8.15 million, 1.11 percent, (34.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $53 million, 26.51 percent, (12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Singapore decreased $5.86 million, 3.43 percent, (7.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $47.09 million, 23.52 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $49.4 million, 25.44 percent, (6.87 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.34 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.44 billion of the $2.11 billion total.

All totaled, 64.02 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.35 billion of the $2.11 billion total