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

Imports: Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts, the No. 28 import by value totaled $1.15 billion for the month of December, $13.34 billion through December 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$4.89 B
2Switzerland$1.42 B
3Mexico$1.18 B
4China$1.02 B
5Germany$932.24 M
6Singapore$465.95 M
7Poland$442.53 M
8France$437.91 M
9Costa Rica$351.72 M
10Australia$291.8 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.34 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of New Orleans $3,073,843,382
2Port of Newark $1,303,448,103
3Boston’s Logan International Airport $1,271,657,086
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,227,791,731
5Los Angeles International Airport $1,136,162,416
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,102,582,634
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $847,862,046
8Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $549,136,852
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $540,734,838
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $323,265,684

U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 12.13 percent through December to $13.34 billion

U.S. imports of Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts increased 12.13 percent from $11.9 billion to $13.34 billion in 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 December 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 December 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 Port of Newark, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $4,885,954,197
2Switzerland $1,416,762,680
3Mexico $1,179,279,666
4China $1,018,067,778
5Germany $932,235,799
6Singapore $465,945,151
7Poland $442,526,003
8France $437,913,367
9Costa Rica $351,715,517
10Australia $291,799,504

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $911,281,401
2Cleveland $530,278,277
3New York City $386,404,266
4Boston $293,796,883
5Los Angeles $273,025,742
6Chicago $206,469,631
7San Diego $161,049,985
8El Paso $78,603,553
9Philadelphia $43,440,867
10Dallas $41,862,511

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 40.31 percent compared to last year to $3.07 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 17.44 percent compared to last year to $1.3 billion.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 9.26 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 21.45 percent compared to last year to $1.23 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 31.02 percent compared to last year to $1.14 billion.

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 $756.9 million, 18.33 percent, (36.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $115.07 million, 8.84 percent, (10.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $240.88 million, 25.67 percent, (8.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China increased $22.03 million, 2.21 percent, (7.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $88.93 million, 10.54 percent, (6.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.7 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $9.43 billion of the $13.34 billion total.

All totaled, 60.06 percent of all these Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $8.01 billion of the $13.34 billion total