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

Exports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 163 export by value totaled $194.37 million for the month of October, $1.47 billion through October of 2018, and $1.58 billion 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$165.93 M
2China$115.96 M
3Australia$95.07 M
4United Kingdom$66.92 M
5The Netherlands$61.11 M
6Norway$61.05 M
7Singapore$60.35 M
8Qatar$50.1 M
9Russia$50.01 M
10Japan$46.62 M
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U.S. exports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.75 percent through October to $1.47 billion

U.S. exports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.75 percent from $1.3 billion to $1.47 billion 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 163 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 174 for the last full year with a total value of $1.58 billion, a $86.29 million, 5.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $165,932,015
2China $115,959,157
3Australia $95,070,899
4United Kingdom $66,915,995
5The Netherlands $61,114,274
6Norway $61,052,337
7Singapore $60,347,703
8Qatar $50,102,911
9Russia $50,011,329
10Japan $46,621,810

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $43,191,492
2Los Angeles $41,089,814
3Great Falls, Mont. $16,060,208
4Seattle $15,299,280
5Miami $14,368,703
6San Francisco $14,269,134
7Cleveland $13,943,315
8Chicago $13,707,563
9New Orleans $13,037,436
10New York City $10,668,561

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:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 10.76 percent compared to last year to $207.76 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 40.38 percent compared to last year to $205.58 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 60.24 percent compared to last year to $98.81 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 17.68 percent compared to last year to $85.38 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 13.19 percent compared to last year to $81.63 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 $31.97 million, 23.87 percent, (11.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $23.45 million, 25.35 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $44.15 million, 86.7 percent, (6.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $13.75 million, 17.04 percent, (4.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $180,170, 0.3 percent, (4.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 34.42 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $504.99 million of the $1.47 billion total.

All totaled, 46.29 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $679.15 million of the $1.47 billion total