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

Exports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 799 export by value totaled $4.68 million for the month of May, $24.28 million through May of 2020, and $85.88 million 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
1Germany$6.17 M
2South Korea$2.02 M
3Canada$1.74 M
4United Kingdom$1.28 M
5Japan$1.22 M
6The Netherlands$1 M
7France$955,651
8Australia$865,456
9New Zealand$847,657
10Italy$826,731
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U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 31.71 percent through May to $24.28 million

U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 31.71 percent from $35.56 million to $24.28 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 799 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 764 for the last full year with a total value of $85.88 million, a $19.35 million, 18.39 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Algeria, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Czech Republic and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Philadelphia International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Algeria, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 India, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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:

  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. rose 23.9 percent compared to last year to $4.5 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 355.77 percent compared to last year to $4.42 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 55.85 percent compared to last year to $1.87 million.
  • Philadelphia International Airport fell 68.75 percent compared to last year to $1.74 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 67.96 percent compared to last year to $1.6 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 Algeria increased $2.31 million, 18.09 percent, (62.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Germany decreased $1.15 million, 9.22 percent, (46.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $339,577, 4.69 percent, (31.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Czech Republic increased $3.96 million, 295.97 percent, (21.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Canada decreased $3.04 million, 43.6 percent, (16.19 percent market share).

All totaled, 50.26 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $43.16 million of the $85.88 million total.

All totaled, 58.19 percent of all these Parachutes exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $14.13 million of the $24.28 million total