Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts

Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts, the No. 524 export by value totaled $12.69 million for the month of December, $256.26 million in 2019, and $250.66 million 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

RankCountry2019
1Saudi Arabia$55.39 M
2Australia$38.85 M
3Canada$25.18 M
4Germany$14.9 M
5Chile$13.54 M
6The Netherlands$8.42 M
7Japan$6.8 M
8United Arab Emirates$5.65 M
9Italy$5.28 M
10Qatar$5.04 M
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U.S. exports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts increased 2.23 percent through December 2019 to $256.26 million

U.S. exports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts increased 2.23 percent from $250.66 million to $256.26 million in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 524 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 539 for the last full year with a total value of $250.66 million, a $41.34 million, 19.75 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Wilmington, N.C., No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Saudi Arabia, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Ukraine. The leading gateways were No. 1 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Port of Baltimore, Md., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va..

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Saudi Arabia $55,386,392
2Australia $38,851,349
3Canada $25,184,524
4Germany $14,902,687
5Chile $13,539,326
6The Netherlands $8,420,138
7Japan $6,795,932
8United Arab Emirates $5,649,892
9Italy $5,283,699
10Qatar $5,036,808

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New York City $25,455,383
2Baltimore $24,711,768
3Boston $22,114,518
4New Orleans $8,644,032
5Los Angeles $4,461,869
6Cleveland $3,325,750
7Washington, D.C. $2,463,585
8San Francisco $2,235,563
9Philadelphia $2,169,879
10Chicago $1,925,456

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 2.35 percent compared to last year to $39.89 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 1272247 percent compared to last year to $35.49 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport fell 44.49 percent compared to last year to $34.04 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.01 percent compared to last year to $24.26 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 63.99 percent compared to last year to $16.45 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 Saudi Arabia increased $1.04 million, 1.91 percent, (21.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia decreased $19.87 million, 33.84 percent, (15.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $3.69 million, 17.15 percent, (9.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany increased $8.69 million, 139.88 percent, (5.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile increased $6.26 million, 86.06 percent, (5.28 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.7 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $147.86 million of the $256.26 million total.

All totaled, 58.58 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $150.12 million of the $256.26 million total