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

Imports: Sutures, dental cements, etc.

Sutures, dental cements, etc., the No. 109 import by value totaled $374.97 million for the month of December, $4.21 billion through December 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$1.2 B
2Finland$655.97 M
3Germany$598.1 M
4Switzerland$238.5 M
5China$215.07 M
6Canada$159.89 M
7Norway$154.75 M
8Ireland$142.59 M
9Denmark$112.6 M
10United Kingdom$103.79 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $4.21 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $733,203,305
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $580,459,363
3Port of Newark $535,416,625
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $322,605,300
5Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $208,531,653
6Port of New Orleans $208,503,913
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $189,852,855
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $156,849,221
9Port of Charleston $154,109,257
10Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $146,915,123

U.S. imports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 44.24 percent through December to $4.21 billion

U.S. imports of Sutures, dental cements, etc. increased 44.24 percent from $2.92 billion to $4.21 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 109 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 138 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 December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 The Netherlands, No. 2 Finland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Switzerland and No. 5 China. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1The Netherlands $1,197,481,248
2Finland $655,968,120
3Germany $598,103,587
4Switzerland $238,501,348
5China $215,074,061
6Canada $159,888,666
7Norway $154,750,240
8Ireland $142,586,008
9Denmark $112,600,809
10United Kingdom $103,787,566

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $279,233,800
2Atlanta/Savannah $148,993,847
3Ogdensburg, N.Y. $114,453,794
4Charleston $78,641,634
5New Orleans $65,497,429
6Chicago $62,669,862
7Los Angeles $50,894,131
8Buffalo $31,889,821
9Mobile $30,694,953
10Cleveland $27,959,167

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 9.64 percent compared to last year to $733.2 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 743.69 percent compared to last year to $580.46 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 358.76 percent compared to last year to $535.42 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 36.83 percent compared to last year to $322.61 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 27.03 percent compared to last year to $208.53 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 $963.92 million, 412.71 percent, (28.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Finland increased $57.62 million, 9.63 percent, (15.59 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $35.78 million, 6.36 percent, (14.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Switzerland increased $26.26 million, 12.37 percent, (5.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China decreased $108.15 million, 33.46 percent, (5.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.02 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $2.91 billion of the $4.21 billion total.

All totaled, 56.55 percent of all these Sutures, dental cements, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.38 billion of the $4.21 billion total