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

Exports: Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment

Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment, the No. 163 export by value totaled $165.84 million for the month of December, $1.78 billion through December 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$188.97 M
2China$144.54 M
3Australia$109.35 M
4United Kingdom$81.18 M
5Singapore$74.07 M
6Japan$73.45 M
7The Netherlands$68.98 M
8Russia$66.61 M
9Norway$66.44 M
10Germany$53.82 M
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U.S. exports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.65 percent through December to $1.78 billion

U.S. exports of Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment increased 12.65 percent from $1.58 billion to $1.78 billion 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 163 through December 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 $1.58 billion, a $86.29 million, 5.78 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Australia, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Singapore. 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 Singapore and No. 5 Japan. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $188,973,902
2China $144,540,231
3Australia $109,347,007
4United Kingdom $81,180,679
5Singapore $74,068,551
6Japan $73,448,715
7The Netherlands $68,978,059
8Russia $66,613,024
9Norway $66,440,069
10Germany $53,815,030

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $199,617,474
2LOS ANGELES, CA $100,658,330
3CLEVELAND, OH $58,179,158
4CHICAGO, IL $55,255,678
5MIAMI, FL $48,219,954
6SAN FRANCISCO, CA $48,124,012
7GREAT FALLS, MT $45,304,478
8NEW ORLEANS, LA $41,724,404
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $36,225,670
10SEATTLE, WA $35,051,842

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas rose 32.78 percent compared to last year to $285.15 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 7.85 percent compared to last year to $213.75 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 54.7 percent compared to last year to $122.61 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 22.28 percent compared to last year to $109.66 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 14.38 percent compared to last year to $102.58 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 $27.79 million, 17.24 percent, (10.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $12.34 million, 9.34 percent, (8.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Australia increased $45.64 million, 71.63 percent, (6.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $13.52 million, 14.28 percent, (4.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $4.55 million, 5.79 percent, (4.16 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 33.61 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $598.11 million of the $1.78 billion total.

All totaled, 46.85 percent of all these Meteorological, hydraulic and survey equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $833.75 million of the $1.78 billion total