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

Imports: Medicines not in individual dosages

Medicines not in individual dosages, the No. 341 import by value totaled $58.26 million for the month of May, $345.01 million through May of 2020, and $476.87 million 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
1Italy$170.65 M
2Ireland$27.23 M
3Germany$26.51 M
4China$24.62 M
5Portugal$22.91 M
6Israel$13.53 M
7India$11.15 M
8Canada$8.33 M
9Belgium$6.65 M
10South Korea$5.28 M
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U.S. imports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 90.01 percent through May to $345.01 million

U.S. imports of Medicines not in individual dosages increased 90.01 percent from $181.58 million to $345.01 million through the first five 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 341 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 505 for the last full year with a total value of $476.87 million, a $666.77 million, 58.30 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Ireland, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Portugal and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port of New York.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 273.23 percent compared to last year to $195.57 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 16.57 percent compared to last year to $26.94 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 511.88 percent compared to last year to $19.21 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 2029.9 percent compared to last year to $17.95 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 30.48 percent compared to last year to $14.23 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 Italy increased $140.36 million, 463.29 percent, (49.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Ireland increased $23.11 million, 559.67 percent, (7.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $2.39 million, 9.91 percent, (7.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $478,175, 1.91 percent, (7.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $6.93 million, 43.4 percent, (6.64 percent market share).

All totaled, 78.82 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $271.92 million of the $345.01 million total.

All totaled, 79.39 percent of all these Medicines not in individual dosages imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $273.9 million of the $345.01 million total