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

Imports: Medicines in individual dosages

Medicines in individual dosages, the No. 4 import by value totaled $7.14 billion for the month of February, $13.05 billion through February of 2020, and $78.42 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
1Ireland$2.43 B
2Switzerland$2.32 B
3Germany$1.23 B
4India$1.19 B
5Denmark$944.25 M
6Italy$701.1 M
7United Kingdom$697.36 M
8Canada$677.58 M
9Belgium$580.42 M
10Japan$456.37 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.05 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,257,935,944
2Port of Newark $1,555,702,008
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,406,149,205
4Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $1,231,889,046
5Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport $1,085,112,160
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $753,403,513
7Philadelphia International Airport $715,384,902
8Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $510,539,133
9Port of Virginia $510,004,721
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $415,316,591

U.S. imports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 18.33 percent through February to $13.05 billion

U.S. imports of Medicines in individual dosages increased 18.33 percent from $11.03 billion to $13.05 billion 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 4 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 7 for the last full year with a total value of $78.42 billion, a $7.22 billion, 10.14 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Ireland, No. 2 Switzerland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 India and No. 5 Denmark. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Switzerland, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 India, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Newark, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Ireland $2,425,180,482
2Switzerland $2,320,710,572
3Germany $1,226,517,300
4India $1,193,564,127
5Denmark $944,248,964
6Italy $701,100,597
7United Kingdom $697,362,885
8Canada $677,580,226
9Belgium $580,415,946
10Japan $456,372,100

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $1,517,182,269
2Philadelphia $1,151,396,973
3Atlanta/Savannah $819,283,621
4Detroit $690,625,614
5New York City $617,785,505
6Cleveland $427,698,780
7Portland, Maine $191,005,566
8Pembina, N.D. $187,409,597
9Washington, D.C. $185,780,847
10Mobile $159,266,870

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:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 13.96 percent compared to last year to $2.26 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 15.52 percent compared to last year to $1.56 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 33.44 percent compared to last year to $1.41 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 65.83 percent compared to last year to $1.23 billion.
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport rose 102.35 percent compared to last year to $1.09 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 $829.51 million, 51.99 percent, (18.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Switzerland increased $319.56 million, 15.97 percent, (17.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $116.11 million, 10.46 percent, (9.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India decreased $22.7 million, 1.87 percent, (9.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Denmark increased $154.64 million, 19.58 percent, (7.24 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.14 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $8.11 billion of the $13.05 billion total.

All totaled, 57.75 percent of all these Medicines in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.54 billion of the $13.05 billion total