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

Exports: Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear

Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear, the No. 333 export by value totaled $58.05 million for the month of March, $148.1 million through March of 2019, and $614.08 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$59.22 M
2Italy$24.39 M
3Hong Kong$12.19 M
4Germany$7.01 M
5Mexico$5.89 M
6United Kingdom$4.43 M
7Australia$4.24 M
8The Netherlands$2.71 M
9Japan$2.13 M
10China$1.89 M
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U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear decreased 3.37 percent through March to $148.1 million

U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear decreased 3.37 percent from $153.27 million to $148.1 million through the first three 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 333 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 335 for the last full year with a total value of $614.08 million, a $5.64 million, 0.91 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $59,220,288
2Italy $24,394,085
3Hong Kong $12,188,687
4Germany $7,013,922
5Mexico $5,891,224
6United Kingdom $4,426,531
7Australia $4,239,640
8The Netherlands $2,710,830
9Japan $2,130,235
10China $1,885,383

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $22,710,686
2Cleveland $20,069,397
3New York City $18,373,764
4New Orleans $17,266,118
5Low Value Shipments $12,535,184
6Minneapolis $12,533,516
7Miami $12,026,259
8Atlanta/Savannah $10,212,918
9Detroit $9,182,416
10Buffalo $8,861,418

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 8.45 percent compared to last year to $16.27 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 4.93 percent compared to last year to $15.78 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 11.49 percent compared to last year to $13.09 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 31.91 percent compared to last year to $12.86 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 25.9 percent compared to last year to $11.7 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 decreased $4.8 million, 7.49 percent, (39.99 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $5.74 million, 30.75 percent, (16.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $948,241, 8.44 percent, (8.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $731,492, 9.44 percent, (4.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico decreased $1.77 million, 23.12 percent, (3.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.4 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $108.71 million of the $148.1 million total.

All totaled, 47.06 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $69.7 million of the $148.1 million total