Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear

Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear, the No. 332 export by value totaled $50.45 million for the month of February, $93.69 million through February of 2020, and $607.85 million for all of 2019, 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$36.26 M
2Italy$15.41 M
3Hong Kong$8.01 M
4Germany$4.51 M
5Mexico$3.91 M
6France$2.81 M
7Australia$2.6 M
8China$2.1 M
9The Netherlands$2 M
10United Kingdom$1.76 M
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U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear increased 4.04 percent through February to $93.69 million

U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear increased 4.04 percent from $90.05 million to $93.69 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 332 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 341 for the last full year with a total value of $607.85 million, a $6.24 million, 1.02 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February 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 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio 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 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $36,256,299
2Italy $15,414,599
3Hong Kong $8,011,373
4Germany $4,514,237
5Mexico $3,912,345
6France $2,807,926
7Australia $2,601,820
8China $2,095,798
9The Netherlands $1,997,722
10United Kingdom $1,757,914

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $15,210,858
2CLEVELAND, OH $11,726,594
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $8,682,744
4LOW VALUE $7,713,080
5MINNEAPOLIS, MN $6,642,442
6MIAMI, FL $4,800,080
7DETROIT, MI $4,709,594
8NEW YORK CITY, NY $3,551,744
9SEATTLE, WA $3,453,650
10BUFFALO, NY $2,603,952

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 103.08 percent compared to last year to $13.49 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 49.69 percent compared to last year to $11.44 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 11.34 percent compared to last year to $8.86 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 14.98 percent compared to last year to $8.2 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.19 percent compared to last year to $6.84 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 $560,816, 1.52 percent, (38.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy increased $110,468, 0.72 percent, (16.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong increased $144,197, 1.83 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $333,656, 7.98 percent, (4.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $486,440, 14.2 percent, (4.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.7 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $68.11 million of the $93.69 million total.

All totaled, 52.12 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $48.83 million of the $93.69 million total