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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Exports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 160 export by value totaled $158.7 million for the month of March, $439.66 million through March of 2019, and $1.78 billion for all of 2018, 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$38.58 M
2The Netherlands$32.84 M
3Norway$31.09 M
4Spain$30.62 M
5China$27.04 M
6United Kingdom$23.05 M
7Singapore$19.62 M
8United Arab Emirates$16.22 M
9Russia$16.08 M
10Ghana$15.89 M
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U.S. exports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.20 percent through March to $439.66 million

U.S. exports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.20 percent from $391.86 million to $439.66 million through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 160 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 176 for the last full year with a total value of $1.78 billion, a $199.91 million, 12.65 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 Norway, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Japan. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $38,581,832
2The Netherlands $32,843,141
3Norway $31,086,281
4Spain $30,621,336
5China $27,043,187
6United Kingdom $23,047,093
7Singapore $19,624,199
8United Arab Emirates $16,217,437
9Russia $16,082,776
10Ghana $15,891,422

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $128,764,279
2Los Angeles $59,981,951
3Cleveland $49,631,914
4Chicago $37,561,788
5New Orleans $34,587,165
6Miami $31,397,240
7New York City $30,397,382
8San Francisco $29,311,052
9Great Falls, Mont. $25,896,858
10Seattle $18,973,041

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 67.24 percent compared to last year to $83.24 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 111.72 percent compared to last year to $40.62 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 17.92 percent compared to last year to $36.1 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 51.41 percent compared to last year to $34.06 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 80.28 percent compared to last year to $26.06 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 $24 million, 38.35 percent, (8.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 The Netherlands increased $19.09 million, 138.87 percent, (7.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Norway increased $24.5 million, 372.31 percent, (7.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain increased $26.1 million, 576.96 percent, (6.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $243,382, 0.89 percent, (6.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 36.43 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $160.18 million of the $439.66 million total.

All totaled, 50.06 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $220.08 million of the $439.66 million total