Civilian aircraft, parts

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts increased 0 percent through December to $121.12 billion

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts increased 0 percent from $120.78 billion to $121.12 billion in 2017 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked No. 1 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1 for the last full year with a total value of $120.78 billion, a $1.22 billion, 1 percent increase over the 2015 total.

Through December of this year, the top five sources of U.S. exports in this category were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The top five Customs districts from which Civilian aircraft, parts exports left the United States through December were No. 1 Seattle, No. 2 Honolulu, No. 3 New York City, No. 4 Cleveland and No. 5 Chicago.

In the last previous full year, the top five markets for U.S. exports were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. In the same time period, the top five Customs districts from which the exports left the United States through December were No. 1 Seattle, No. 2 New York City, No. 3 Chicago, No. 4 Honolulu and No. 5 Cleveland.

January – December 2017

Top Countries

Rank Country Total YTD
1 China $16,265,504,462
2 France $11,764,148,233
3 United Kingdom $9,136,454,371
4 Canada $8,273,875,834
5 Germany $6,857,742,050
6 Japan $5,752,440,870
7 Brazil $5,367,573,566
8 United Arab Emirates $4,531,636,419
9 Singapore $4,399,201,933
10 Mexico $3,229,170,548

January – December 2017

Top Districts

Rank District Total YTD
1 Seattle $32,036,877,224
2 Honolulu $9,433,403,577
3 New York City $8,913,678,373
4 Cleveland $8,858,673,013
5 Chicago $7,326,839,076
6 Los Angeles $6,960,993,860
7 Miami $6,850,530,825
8 New Orleans $6,382,284,166
9 Atlanta/Savannah $5,889,525,989
10 Charleston $5,590,617,113

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 China increased $1.69 billion, 11.59 percent, (13.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France increased $864.16 million, 7.93 percent, (9.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $1.57 billion, 14.64 percent, (7.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $921.55 million, 12.53 percent, (6.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $1.06 billion, 18.2 percent, (5.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 43 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $52.3 billion of the $121.12 billion total.

Highlights for the top five Customs districts:

  • US exports from No. 1 Seattle decreased $6.11 billion, 16.01 percent, (26.45 percent of all shipments).
  • US exports from No. 2 Honolulu increased $1.78 billion, 23.24 percent, (7.79 percent market share).
  • US exports from No. 3 New York City decreased $587.56 million, 6.18 percent, (7.36 percent market share).
  • US exports from No. 4 Cleveland increased $1.54 billion, 21.08 percent, (7.31 percent market share).
  • US exports from No. 5 Chicago decreased $629.59 million, 7.91 percent, (6.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled 55 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Customs districts through December of this year. That is equal to $66.57 billion of the $121.12 billion total.