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

Exports: Drawing, measuring instruments, parts

Drawing, measuring instruments, parts, the No. 482 export by value totaled $28.64 million for the month of October, $269.98 million through October of 2018, and $336.67 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$38.14 M
2Hong Kong$24.48 M
3Mexico$19.7 M
4United Kingdom$19.62 M
5China$12.71 M
6Germany$10.89 M
7United Arab Emirates$9.07 M
8Belgium$8.49 M
9Australia$8.11 M
10Japan$7.78 M
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U.S. exports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 3.09 percent through October to $269.98 million

U.S. exports of Drawing, measuring instruments, parts decreased 3.09 percent from $278.58 million to $269.98 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 482 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 456 for the last full year with a total value of $336.67 million, a $59.86 million, 15.10 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port Miami and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $38,140,871
2Hong Kong $24,480,430
3Mexico $19,701,083
4United Kingdom $19,616,596
5China $12,713,612
6Germany $10,892,557
7United Arab Emirates $9,070,687
8Belgium $8,487,690
9Australia $8,113,970
10Japan $7,784,451

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $9,548,870
2New Orleans $7,743,584
3Cleveland $4,290,987
4New York City $3,789,069
5Anchorage $3,051,082
6Low Value Shipments $2,949,113
7Detroit $2,460,099
8Chicago $2,185,655
9Los Angeles $1,740,378
10Philadelphia $1,679,498

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:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 25.54 percent compared to last year to $46.14 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 36.67 percent compared to last year to $23.26 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 14.32 percent compared to last year to $21.33 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 2.07 percent compared to last year to $17.07 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 9.64 percent compared to last year to $15.82 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 $2.92 million, 8.28 percent, (14.13 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $3.36 million, 15.89 percent, (9.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $814,427, 3.97 percent, (7.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $2.27 million, 13.09 percent, (7.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $2.58 million, 25.44 percent, (4.71 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 42.47 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $114.65 million of the $269.98 million total.

All totaled, 45.79 percent of all these Drawing, measuring instruments, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $123.62 million of the $269.98 million total