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

Imports: Sutures, dental cements, etc.

Sutures, dental cements, etc., the No. 111 import by value totaled $258.28 million for the month of February, $644.77 million through February of 2020, and $4.19 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
1The Netherlands$184.5 M
2Germany$76.15 M
3Canada$46.87 M
4Norway$46.28 M
5Finland$46.1 M
6Switzerland$40.5 M
7Italy$34 M
8Denmark$24.55 M
9Ireland$24.14 M
10United Kingdom$19.55 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $644.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $88,991,471
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $79,367,167
3Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $53,438,749
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $51,008,272
5Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $41,612,429
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $39,156,544
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $31,110,235
8Port of New Orleans $30,751,193
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $27,287,790
10Port of Houston $26,538,928

U.S. imports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. decreased 8.69 percent through February to $644.77 million

U.S. imports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. decreased 8.69 percent from $706.14 million to $644.77 million 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 111 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 104 for the last full year with a total value of $4.19 billion, a $15.01 million, 0.36 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Finland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Norway and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $184,499,431
2Germany $76,150,140
3Canada $46,865,232
4Norway $46,279,173
5Finland $46,095,400
6Switzerland $40,503,188
7Italy $33,999,481
8Denmark $24,548,143
9Ireland $24,142,242
10United Kingdom $19,550,750

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Ogdensburg, N.Y. $120,678,415
2Chicago $50,018,912
3Detroit $37,276,251
4New York City $19,429,680
5New Orleans $17,152,662
6Atlanta/Savannah $16,095,623
7Mobile $14,228,004
8Cleveland $13,899,647
9Buffalo $13,347,297
10Los Angeles $10,600,366

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:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. fell 50.23 percent compared to last year to $88.99 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 9.44 percent compared to last year to $79.37 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 402.13 percent compared to last year to $53.44 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 12.38 percent compared to last year to $51.01 million.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 229.34 percent compared to last year to $41.61 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 decreased $63.52 million, 25.61 percent, (28.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $7.78 million, 9.27 percent, (11.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $30.5 million, 186.32 percent, (7.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Norway decreased $2.77 million, 5.65 percent, (7.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Finland decreased $54.5 million, 54.18 percent, (7.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.02 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $399.89 million of the $644.77 million total.

All totaled, 48.76 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $314.42 million of the $644.77 million total