Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Cameras, flashes

Cameras, flashes, the No. 598 export by value totaled $14.38 million for the month of December, $191.31 million in 2019, and $207.05 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

RankCountry2019
1Germany$69.08 M
2Canada$14.45 M
3United Kingdom$10.4 M
4Australia$10.36 M
5Japan$9.99 M
6The Netherlands$7.96 M
7Mexico$7.67 M
8Israel$6.5 M
9Djibouti$3.54 M
10Hong Kong$3.14 M
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U.S. exports of Cameras, flashes decreased 7.60 percent through December 2019 to $191.31 million

U.S. exports of Cameras, flashes decreased 7.60 percent from $207.05 million to $191.31 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 598 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 585 for the last full year with a total value of $207.05 million, a $23.93 million, 13.07 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Miami 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 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 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $69,075,365
2Canada $14,453,895
3United Kingdom $10,402,037
4Australia $10,355,008
5Japan $9,985,684
6The Netherlands $7,957,497
7Mexico $7,666,972
8Israel $6,496,142
9Djibouti $3,537,588
10Hong Kong $3,140,228

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $25,670,767
2New Orleans $6,561,479
3New York City $5,584,876
4Miami $5,326,528
5Washington, D.C. $5,130,931
6Cleveland $3,616,866
7Atlanta/Savannah $2,909,178
8Low Value Shipments $2,228,815
9Philadelphia $1,968,759
10Chicago $1,682,058

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 2.46 percent compared to last year to $75.19 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 87.65 percent compared to last year to $14.49 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 9.18 percent compared to last year to $10.43 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 44.46 percent compared to last year to $10.38 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 49.2 percent compared to last year to $7.34 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 decreased $1.58 million, 2.24 percent, (36.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $6.17 million, 29.9 percent, (7.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $82,303, 0.79 percent, (5.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $204,957, 2.02 percent, (5.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $4.15 million, 29.36 percent, (5.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.73 percent of all these Cameras, flashes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $114.27 million of the $191.31 million total.

All totaled, 61.59 percent of all these Cameras, flashes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $117.82 million of the $191.31 million total