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

Exports: Navigational equipment

Navigational equipment, the No. 99 export by value totaled $433.79 million for the month of August, $2.18 billion through August of 2019, and $2.84 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
1Qatar$369.93 M
2Mexico$292.8 M
3United Arab Emirates$279.56 M
4Canada$273.94 M
5Switzerland$124.86 M
6Japan$112.66 M
7United Kingdom$89.01 M
8China$55.22 M
9Brazil$55.11 M
10The Netherlands$47.48 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.18 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Portsmouth, N.H. $356,454,669
2Port of Wilmington, Dela. $330,442,360
3Port Laredo $193,380,706
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $154,468,935
5Los Angeles International Airport $118,248,899
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $94,553,286
7Port of Baltimore, Md. $89,093,713
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $83,372,147
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $77,292,051
10Port of New Orleans $59,324,643

U.S. exports of Navigational equipment increased 29.62 percent through August to $2.18 billion

U.S. exports of Navigational equipment increased 29.62 percent from $1.68 billion to $2.18 billion through the first eight 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 99 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 128 for the last full year with a total value of $2.84 billion, a $103.15 million, 3.77 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Qatar, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 2 Port of Wilmington, Dela., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Oman. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 3 Port of Portsmouth, N.H., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Hueneme, Calif..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Qatar $369,930,940
2Mexico $292,802,493
3United Arab Emirates $279,556,246
4Canada $273,940,031
5Switzerland $124,855,666
6Japan $112,664,150
7United Kingdom $89,008,307
8China $55,221,868
9Brazil $55,112,664
10The Netherlands $47,483,754

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $251,626,918
2Portland, Maine $238,731,531
3Laredo $110,074,208
4Detroit $85,869,041
5Chicago $76,137,980
6New York City $35,131,547
7Cleveland $33,895,469
8Philadelphia $32,855,181
9New Orleans $31,763,709
10Baltimore $31,060,414

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Portsmouth, N.H. totaled $356.45 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Wilmington, Dela. rose 230.1 percent compared to last year to $330.44 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.62 percent compared to last year to $193.38 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 7.3 percent compared to last year to $154.47 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 68.22 percent compared to last year to $118.25 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 Qatar increased $295.85 million, 399.33 percent, (16.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $1.29 million, 0.44 percent, (13.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $265.8 million, 1932.48 percent, (12.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $7.99 million, 3 percent, (12.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Switzerland increased $120.94 million, 3090.95 percent, (5.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.44 percent of all these Navigational equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $2.18 billion total.

All totaled, 52.83 percent of all these Navigational equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.15 billion of the $2.18 billion total