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

Exports: Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, the No. 99 export by value totaled $299.93 million for the month of July, $1.87 billion through July of 2019, and $2.35 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1India$658.53 M
2French Guiana$518 M
3Japan$264.08 M
4Qatar$224.88 M
5United Arab Emirates$80.76 M
6Jordan$38.45 M
7Estonia$24.04 M
8Egypt$21.76 M
9Argentina$15 M
10Norway$14.85 M
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U.S. exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites increased 42.79 percent through July to $1.87 billion

U.S. exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites increased 42.79 percent from $1.31 billion to $1.87 billion through the first seven 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 99 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 136 for the last full year with a total value of $2.35 billion, a $1.6 billion, 40.46 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 India, No. 2 French Guiana, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Qatar and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz., No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 San Jose International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 French Guiana, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Orlando International Airport, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Orlando-Sanford Airport, Fla., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1India $658,528,056
2French Guiana $518,000,000
3Japan $264,077,436
4Qatar $224,878,768
5United Arab Emirates $80,761,202
6Jordan $38,450,277
7Estonia $24,043,430
8Egypt $21,760,000
9Argentina $15,000,000
10Norway $14,846,069

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Baltimore $241,332,240
2Phoenix/Nogales $195,693,588
3Washington, D.C. $188,500,000
4Atlanta/Savannah $134,814,491
5Jacksonville/Tampa $118,815,771
6Miami $111,576,529
7Charleston $65,541,056
8Minneapolis $22,295,708
9El Paso $17,880,000
10Mobile $6,000,000

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. rose 187.63 percent compared to last year to $521.41 million.
  • Port of Baltimore, Md. rose 1316.58 percent compared to last year to $362 million.
  • San Jose International Airport, Calif. totaled $358 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 1267.3 percent compared to last year to $184.3 million.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas totaled $160.56 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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. exports to No. 1 India increased $658.53 million, 0 percent, (35.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 French Guiana increased $329.5 million, 174.8 percent, (27.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $263.91 million, 100000 percent, (14.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Qatar increased $224.88 million, 0 percent, (12.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $80.76 million, 0 percent, (4.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.31 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $1.75 billion of the $1.87 billion total.

All totaled, 84.76 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.59 billion of the $1.87 billion total