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

Exports: Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear

Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear, the No. 341 export by value totaled $41.08 million for the month of December, $614.08 million through December 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$260.84 M
2Italy$83.65 M
3Hong Kong$50.53 M
4Mexico$27.32 M
5Germany$23.02 M
6United Kingdom$19.99 M
7Australia$14.74 M
8France$12.3 M
9Japan$11.79 M
10Brazil$11.27 M
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U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear decreased 0.91 percent through December to $614.08 million

U.S. exports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear decreased 0.91 percent from $619.73 million to $614.08 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 341 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 332 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 December 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 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $260,835,335
2Italy $83,650,508
3Hong Kong $50,525,528
4Mexico $27,316,877
5Germany $23,024,115
6United Kingdom $19,985,082
7Australia $14,743,702
8France $12,295,460
9Japan $11,791,598
10Brazil $11,268,860

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $35,323,864
2CLEVELAND, OH $30,928,094
3NEW ORLEANS, LA $24,289,364
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $23,281,158
5MINNEAPOLIS, MN $18,757,172
6LOW VALUE $18,461,388
7SAVANNAH, GA $17,719,692
8MIAMI, FL $16,773,528
9BUFFALO, NY $13,039,326
10DETROIT, MI $12,844,296

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 5.32 percent compared to last year to $70.72 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 88.52 percent compared to last year to $61.32 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 15.44 percent compared to last year to $60.13 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 11.15 percent compared to last year to $45.44 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 41.27 percent compared to last year to $42.84 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 $7.4 million, 2.76 percent, (42.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Italy decreased $9.67 million, 10.36 percent, (13.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $59,279, 0.12 percent, (8.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $1.83 million, 7.18 percent, (4.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $3.57 million, 18.37 percent, (3.75 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.52 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $445.35 million of the $614.08 million total.

All totaled, 45.67 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $280.44 million of the $614.08 million total