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

Exports: Compasses and similar navigational instruments

Compasses and similar navigational instruments, the No. 217 export by value totaled $87.6 million for the month of August, $789.08 million through August of 2019, and $1.2 billion 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
1Canada$121.97 M
2South Korea$94.17 M
3Germany$82.04 M
4United Kingdom$74.39 M
5France$69.68 M
6Turkey$47.85 M
7The Netherlands$32.38 M
8Australia$30.5 M
9Japan$26.98 M
10Mexico$26.42 M
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U.S. exports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments decreased 1.91 percent through August to $789.08 million

U.S. exports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments decreased 1.91 percent from $804.47 million to $789.08 million through the first eight 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 217 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 231 for the last full year with a total value of $1.2 billion, a $168.41 million, 16.32 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

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

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $121,968,422
2South Korea $94,173,619
3Germany $82,044,567
4United Kingdom $74,391,450
5France $69,677,233
6Turkey $47,846,489
7The Netherlands $32,383,977
8Australia $30,496,038
9Japan $26,975,427
10Mexico $26,419,158

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $61,534,376
2Los Angeles $61,484,607
3New York City $57,958,035
4New Orleans $49,543,899
5Chicago $38,682,417
6Miami $19,037,829
7Detroit $12,681,106
8Dallas $9,614,517
9San Diego $8,741,955
10Norfolk $8,354,494

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 0.69 percent compared to last year to $124.42 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 23.66 percent compared to last year to $111.9 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 12.13 percent compared to last year to $93.21 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.33 percent compared to last year to $81.69 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 15.48 percent compared to last year to $79.98 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 Canada increased $861,693, 0.71 percent, (15.46 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea decreased $56,160, 0.06 percent, (11.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $551,652, 0.67 percent, (10.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $12.81 million, 14.69 percent, (9.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 France decreased $6.6 million, 8.65 percent, (8.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 56.05 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $442.26 million of the $789.08 million total.

All totaled, 62.25 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $491.21 million of the $789.08 million total