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

Exports: Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts

Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts, the No. 584 export by value totaled $18.64 million for the month of October, $174.44 million through October of 2018, and $209.32 million 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
1Australia$47.61 M
2Canada$17.49 M
3Saudi Arabia$15.2 M
4Chile$6.79 M
5United Arab Emirates$5.6 M
6United Kingdom$5.29 M
7France$5.22 M
8Turkey$4.8 M
9Germany$4.46 M
10The Netherlands$3.59 M
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U.S. exports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts decreased 0.73 percent through October to $174.44 million

U.S. exports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts decreased 0.73 percent from $175.72 million to $174.44 million 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 584 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 563 for the last full year with a total value of $209.32 million, a $2.22 million, 1.05 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Saudi Arabia, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $47,605,132
2Canada $17,489,555
3Saudi Arabia $15,196,751
4Chile $6,791,903
5United Arab Emirates $5,598,499
6United Kingdom $5,291,018
7France $5,216,031
8Turkey $4,804,490
9Germany $4,462,778
10The Netherlands $3,589,501

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Boston $11,913,691
2New York City $3,664,469
3Los Angeles $3,215,548
4New Orleans $2,623,860
5Cleveland $1,644,905
6San Francisco $1,348,467
7Baltimore $1,202,421
8Dallas $1,173,816
9Laredo $1,048,541
10Washington, D.C. $986,145

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:

  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 15.64 percent compared to last year to $51.12 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 19.82 percent compared to last year to $18.5 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 8.88 percent compared to last year to $17.47 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 55.74 percent compared to last year to $10.4 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 40.08 percent compared to last year to $9.86 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 Australia increased $9.12 million, 23.69 percent, (27.29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $2.37 million, 15.69 percent, (10.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Saudi Arabia increased $11.69 million, 332.94 percent, (8.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Chile increased $3.31 million, 95.19 percent, (3.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $8.37 million, 59.92 percent, (3.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 53.13 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $92.68 million of the $174.44 million total.

All totaled, 61.55 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $107.36 million of the $174.44 million total