Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Navigational equipment

Navigational equipment, the No. 131 export by value totaled $100.31 million for the month of May, $859.64 million through May of 2020, and $3.22 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Qatar$147.52 M
2Mexico$106.79 M
3Canada$102.57 M
4South Korea$62.34 M
5Germany$51.16 M
6Japan$40.75 M
7United Kingdom$33.36 M
8China$32.64 M
9The Netherlands$29.13 M
10Israel$27.24 M
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U.S. exports of Navigational equipment decreased 35.47 percent through May to $859.64 million

U.S. exports of Navigational equipment decreased 35.47 percent from $1.33 billion to $859.64 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 131 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 100 for the last full year with a total value of $3.22 billion, a $375.36 million, 13.21 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Qatar, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 2 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Hueneme, Calif..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. fell 20.16 percent compared to last year to $146.7 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 13.89 percent compared to last year to $80.56 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 43.79 percent compared to last year to $67.38 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 66.3 percent compared to last year to $63.62 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 8.22 percent compared to last year to $49.47 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 from No. 1 Qatar increased $295.83 million, 200.28 percent, (51.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $16.17 million, 3.75 percent, (48.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Canada increased $124,118, 0.03 percent, (47.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan increased $36.74 million, 10.82 percent, (43.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $30.75 million, 11.65 percent, (34.28 percent market share).

All totaled, 60.13 percent of all these Navigational equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.93 billion of the $3.22 billion total.

All totaled, 47.43 percent of all these Navigational equipment exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $407.73 million of the $859.64 million total