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

Exports: Cameras, flashes

Cameras, flashes, the No. 589 export by value totaled $19.32 million for the month of October, $168.55 million through October of 2018, and $183.12 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$54.8 M
2Canada$17.52 M
3Japan$12.96 M
4United Kingdom$9.64 M
5Australia$7.7 M
6The Netherlands$6.69 M
7Belgium$6.11 M
8Paraguay$4.32 M
9Hong Kong$4.26 M
10Mexico$4.08 M
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U.S. exports of Cameras, flashes increased 13.65 percent through October to $168.55 million

U.S. exports of Cameras, flashes increased 13.65 percent from $148.3 million to $168.55 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 589 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 609 for the last full year with a total value of $183.12 million, a $5.3 million, 2.81 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Philadelphia International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Hong Kong. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $54,803,976
2Canada $17,521,061
3Japan $12,963,297
4United Kingdom $9,639,919
5Australia $7,704,522
6The Netherlands $6,692,692
7Belgium $6,109,890
8Paraguay $4,321,877
9Hong Kong $4,264,184
10Mexico $4,076,872

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $9,925,447
2Washington, D.C. $4,302,824
3Miami $2,579,087
4New Orleans $2,238,795
5Atlanta/Savannah $2,192,233
6Cleveland $2,062,479
7New York City $1,985,991
8Philadelphia $1,394,750
9Low Value Shipments $1,006,567
10Anchorage $759,776

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 5.99 percent compared to last year to $57.68 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 103.6 percent compared to last year to $14.38 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 22.89 percent compared to last year to $12.24 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 5.13 percent compared to last year to $10.08 million.
  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 62.12 percent compared to last year to $7.11 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 $3.51 million, 6.85 percent, (32.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.02 million, 5.49 percent, (10.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $2.23 million, 20.76 percent, (7.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $2.44 million, 33.9 percent, (5.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $5.39 million, 233.01 percent, (4.57 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.89 percent of all these Cameras, flashes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $102.63 million of the $168.55 million total.

All totaled, 60.21 percent of all these Cameras, flashes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $101.48 million of the $168.55 million total