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

Exports: Cameras, flashes

Cameras, flashes, the No. 585 export by value totaled $18.56 million for the month of December, $207.05 million through December 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$70.66 M
2Canada$20.62 M
3Japan$14.14 M
4United Kingdom$10.48 M
5Australia$10.15 M
6The Netherlands$8.73 M
7Belgium$6.5 M
8Mexico$5.32 M
9Hong Kong$5.04 M
10China$4.67 M
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U.S. exports of Cameras, flashes increased 13.07 percent through December to $207.05 million

U.S. exports of Cameras, flashes increased 13.07 percent from $183.12 million to $207.05 million in 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 585 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 604 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 December 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 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

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 Mexico. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $70,656,218
2Canada $20,619,526
3Japan $14,136,492
4United Kingdom $10,484,340
5Australia $10,150,051
6The Netherlands $8,732,961
7Belgium $6,501,271
8Mexico $5,324,215
9Hong Kong $5,041,314
10China $4,671,032

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $34,941,418
2WASHINGTON, DC $10,261,862
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $8,160,094
4MIAMI, FL $7,976,242
5NEW YORK CITY, NY $7,081,070
6CLEVELAND, OH $5,933,214
7SAVANNAH, GA $5,106,088
8PHILADELPHIA, PA $3,352,478
9LOW VALUE $2,969,662
10ANCHORAGE, AK $2,791,818

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 8.26 percent compared to last year to $73.38 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 101.89 percent compared to last year to $18.7 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 4.08 percent compared to last year to $14.44 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 1.77 percent compared to last year to $11.48 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 667.31 percent compared to last year to $7.76 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 $6.35 million, 9.88 percent, (34.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $1.67 million, 7.51 percent, (9.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Japan increased $224,130, 1.61 percent, (6.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $2.21 million, 26.73 percent, (5.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Australia increased $6.58 million, 184.26 percent, (4.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.88 percent of all these Cameras, flashes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $126.05 million of the $207.05 million total.

All totaled, 60.74 percent of all these Cameras, flashes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $125.76 million of the $207.05 million total