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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Medical technology

Medical technology, the No. 128 import by value totaled $308.34 million for the month of March, $824.16 million through March of 2019, and $3.66 billion for all of 2018, 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
1Malaysia$229.22 M
2Germany$98.23 M
3China$84.22 M
4Japan$72.66 M
5Canada$39.51 M
6United Kingdom$36.68 M
7Singapore$35.8 M
8Mexico$35.61 M
9Taiwan$29.1 M
10Thailand$23.01 M
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U.S. imports of Medical technology decreased 5.68 percent through March to $824.16 million

U.S. imports of Medical technology decreased 5.68 percent from $873.75 million to $824.16 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 128 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 121 for the last full year with a total value of $3.66 billion, a $291.41 million, 8.64 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Malaysia $229,221,808
2Germany $98,227,400
3China $84,217,220
4Japan $72,658,729
5Canada $39,508,200
6United Kingdom $36,683,796
7Singapore $35,802,619
8Mexico $35,610,019
9Taiwan $29,099,946
10Thailand $23,010,672

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $202,974,422
2San Francisco $159,258,696
3Los Angeles $158,452,604
4Anchorage $139,969,669
5Cleveland $123,544,976
6Seattle $61,863,062
7New York City $60,601,157
8Chicago $45,841,893
9Dallas $36,930,615
10Portland/Columbia-Snake River $34,177,593

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 6.87 percent compared to last year to $154.25 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.87 percent compared to last year to $131.7 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 24.69 percent compared to last year to $110.44 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 5.63 percent compared to last year to $57.38 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 45.74 percent compared to last year to $57.22 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 Malaysia increased $10.17 million, 4.64 percent, (27.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $470,187, 0.48 percent, (11.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $65.68 million, 43.82 percent, (10.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $2.64 million, 3.77 percent, (8.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada increased $9.15 million, 30.15 percent, (4.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.56 percent of all these Medical technology imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $523.83 million of the $824.16 million total.

All totaled, 62 percent of all these Medical technology imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $510.98 million of the $824.16 million total