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

Imports: Sutures, dental cements, etc.

Sutures, dental cements, etc., the No. 108 import by value totaled $432.25 million for the month of October, $3.53 billion through October of 2018, and $2.92 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
1The Netherlands$1.06 B
2Finland$538.6 M
3Germany$511.77 M
4China$205.7 M
5Switzerland$195.17 M
6Canada$128.78 M
7Ireland$109.21 M
8Norway$101.48 M
9Denmark$85.05 M
10United Kingdom$83.76 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.53 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $609,235,815
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $488,465,098
3Port of Newark $466,804,300
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $256,823,986
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $179,311,221
6Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $170,096,698
7Port of New Orleans $163,246,066
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $142,733,411
9Port of Charleston $141,588,732
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $117,345,699

U.S. imports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 45.52 percent through October to $3.53 billion

U.S. imports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 45.52 percent from $2.43 billion to $3.53 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 108 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 137 for the last full year with a total value of $2.92 billion, a $363.78 million, 14.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Finland, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $1,056,624,624
2Finland $538,595,231
3Germany $511,771,539
4China $205,696,532
5Switzerland $195,171,874
6Canada $128,780,120
7Ireland $109,208,672
8Norway $101,479,323
9Denmark $85,047,066
10United Kingdom $83,764,581

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $178,792,044
2Atlanta/Savannah $135,921,054
3Charleston $71,579,929
4New Orleans $44,671,704
5Chicago $30,488,754
6Los Angeles $26,905,810
7Ogdensburg, N.Y. $20,434,396
8Mobile $17,269,524
9Cleveland $15,966,799
10Miami $14,805,004

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:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 8.03 percent compared to last year to $609.24 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 653.84 percent compared to last year to $488.47 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 386.17 percent compared to last year to $466.8 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 29.18 percent compared to last year to $256.82 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 13.42 percent compared to last year to $179.31 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 The Netherlands increased $874.57 million, 480.38 percent, (29.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $11.14 million, 2.11 percent, (15.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $41.34 million, 8.79 percent, (14.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $68.91 million, 25.09 percent, (5.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Switzerland increased $23.07 million, 13.41 percent, (5.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.01 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.51 billion of the $3.53 billion total.

All totaled, 56.65 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2 billion of the $3.53 billion total