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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Aircraft launching gear

Aircraft launching gear, the No. 528 export by value totaled $17.63 million for the month of October, $219.74 million through October of 2018, and $342.4 million for all of 2017, 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
1Germany$39.12 M
2India$34.07 M
3Australia$21.51 M
4United Kingdom$20.05 M
5Italy$18.69 M
6Malaysia$10.2 M
7Japan$9.88 M
8France$8.09 M
9Sweden$7.9 M
10Canada$6.29 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $219.74 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1John F. Kennedy International Airport $63,020,870
2Port of Galveston, Texas $37,000,000
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $22,705,172
4Port of Houston $18,653,874
5Miami International Airport $11,656,668
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $8,006,702
7Port of New York $7,462,666
8Port of Philadelphia $4,923,545
9Port of Wilmington, N.C. $4,335,722
10Los Angeles International Airport $4,187,219

U.S. exports of Aircraft launching gear decreased 19.06 percent through October to $219.74 million

U.S. exports of Aircraft launching gear decreased 19.06 percent from $271.5 million to $219.74 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 528 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 461 for the last full year with a total value of $342.4 million, a $118.94 million, 53.22 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 India, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Egypt and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Tampa, Fla. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $39,121,275
2India $34,074,512
3Australia $21,513,954
4United Kingdom $20,051,190
5Italy $18,693,850
6Malaysia $10,201,822
7Japan $9,878,708
8France $8,091,528
9Sweden $7,898,399
10Canada $6,291,959

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $35,350,205
2New York City $17,145,748
3Chicago $14,784,568
4Dallas $1,455,774
5Baltimore $1,395,967
6Philadelphia $1,288,930
7Seattle $1,256,262
8Miami $1,118,032
9Great Falls, Mont. $395,531
10Washington, D.C. $383,402

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 30.28 percent compared to last year to $63.02 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas totaled $37 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 25.74 percent compared to last year to $22.71 million.
  • Port of Houston totaled $18.65 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miami International Airport rose 653.23 percent compared to last year to $11.66 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 Germany increased $36.39 million, 1333.47 percent, (17.8 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 India decreased $26.12 million, 43.39 percent, (15.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia decreased $39.39 million, 64.67 percent, (9.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $10.41 million, 107.96 percent, (9.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy increased $8.72 million, 87.36 percent, (8.51 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.73 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $133.45 million of the $219.74 million total.

All totaled, 69.64 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $153.04 million of the $219.74 million total