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

Exports: Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear

Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear, the No. 337 export by value totaled $50.23 million for the month of October, $528.15 million through October of 2018, and $619.73 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
1Canada$225.28 M
2Italy$72.36 M
3Hong Kong$43.22 M
4Mexico$22.69 M
5Germany$19.24 M
6United Kingdom$17.96 M
7Australia$11.93 M
8France$10.82 M
9Japan$10.56 M
10Brazil$10.06 M
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U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear increased 0.31 percent through October to $528.15 million

U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear increased 0.31 percent from $526.51 million to $528.15 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 337 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 328 for the last full year with a total value of $619.73 million, a $44.9 million, 6.76 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $225,277,860
2Italy $72,359,371
3Hong Kong $43,215,728
4Mexico $22,692,326
5Germany $19,240,673
6United Kingdom $17,960,550
7Australia $11,933,287
8France $10,818,312
9Japan $10,557,728
10Brazil $10,058,592

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,163,050
2Cleveland $10,048,637
3New Orleans $8,860,008
4Atlanta/Savannah $6,882,063
5Minneapolis $6,512,570
6New York City $6,331,363
7Low Value Shipments $5,638,454
8San Francisco $5,591,429
9Detroit $4,883,407
10Buffalo $4,830,436

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:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 2.48 percent compared to last year to $61 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 137.09 percent compared to last year to $53.15 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 18.74 percent compared to last year to $51.72 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 40.63 percent compared to last year to $39.6 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 11.16 percent compared to last year to $38.54 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 $1.35 million, 0.59 percent, (42.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy decreased $10.65 million, 12.83 percent, (13.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $249,520, 0.57 percent, (8.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $1.51 million, 7.11 percent, (4.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $1.31 million, 7.32 percent, (3.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.48 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $382.79 million of the $528.15 million total.

All totaled, 46.2 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $244.02 million of the $528.15 million total