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

Exports: Aircraft launching gear

Aircraft launching gear, the No. 611 export by value totaled $13.8 million for the month of September, $136.05 million through September of 2019, and $244.81 million 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
1United Kingdom$28.22 M
2Japan$21.73 M
3Australia$8.38 M
4Malaysia$8.33 M
5Switzerland$6.77 M
6The Netherlands$6.71 M
7India$6.16 M
8Egypt$6.1 M
9France$5.88 M
10Afghanistan$5.18 M
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U.S. exports of Aircraft launching gear decreased 32.68 percent through September to $136.05 million

U.S. exports of Aircraft launching gear decreased 32.68 percent from $202.11 million to $136.05 million through the first nine 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 611 through September among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 522 for the last full year with a total value of $244.81 million, a $97.6 million, 28.50 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through September of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 India, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $28,223,155
2Japan $21,731,432
3Australia $8,380,135
4Malaysia $8,333,633
5Switzerland $6,767,779
6The Netherlands $6,713,558
7India $6,159,233
8Egypt $6,097,600
9France $5,881,545
10Afghanistan $5,184,242

January – September 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $35,423,605
2New York City $26,301,958
3Chicago $18,134,435
4Los Angeles $3,593,435
5Atlanta/Savannah $2,591,175
6New Orleans $2,440,518
7Miami $2,313,615
8Norfolk $1,735,300
9Dallas $1,518,262
10Philadelphia $1,500,850

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 62.81 percent compared to last year to $18.25 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 651.47 percent compared to last year to $17.88 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 384.14 percent compared to last year to $15.73 million.
  • Port of New York rose 46.02 percent compared to last year to $10.57 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 57.35 percent compared to last year to $9.21 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. exports to No. 1 United Kingdom increased $8.26 million, 41.4 percent, (20.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $11.91 million, 121.3 percent, (15.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia decreased $13.01 million, 60.83 percent, (6.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Malaysia decreased $385,994, 4.43 percent, (6.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $6.67 million, 6790.64 percent, (4.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.98 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $73.44 million of the $136.05 million total.

All totaled, 52.65 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $71.63 million of the $136.05 million total

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