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

Exports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 721 export by value totaled $18.1 million for the month of October, $91.53 million through October of 2018, and $106.59 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
1Germany$12.09 M
2Algeria$8.38 M
3United Arab Emirates$7.19 M
4India$6.31 M
5Canada$6.19 M
6Japan$5.49 M
7Qatar$5.45 M
8Spain$4.57 M
9United Kingdom$4.48 M
10Sweden$2.15 M
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U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 3.79 percent through October to $91.53 million

U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 3.79 percent from $95.14 million to $91.53 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 721 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 700 for the last full year with a total value of $106.59 million, a $9.85 million, 8.46 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Algeria, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 India and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Saudi Arabia, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Singapore, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Germany $12,087,297
2Algeria $8,376,448
3United Arab Emirates $7,191,447
4India $6,312,436
5Canada $6,187,153
6Japan $5,491,303
7Qatar $5,451,246
8Spain $4,569,106
9United Kingdom $4,477,330
10Sweden $2,148,843

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,468,589
2Dallas $1,640,360
3New York City $1,630,859
4Philadelphia $857,148
5Washington, D.C. $630,676
6San Francisco $612,023
7Cleveland $423,529
8Chicago $404,267
9Jacksonville/Tampa $342,737
10New Orleans $322,213

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 3.46 percent compared to last year to $15.72 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 4.33 percent compared to last year to $10.43 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 671.42 percent compared to last year to $8.68 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 18.76 percent compared to last year to $8.65 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 630.85 percent compared to last year to $5.91 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 Germany increased $1.36 million, 12.67 percent, (13.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Algeria increased $8.36 million, 39788 percent, (9.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $2.93 million, 68.64 percent, (7.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 India increased $6.25 million, 9613.68 percent, (6.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Canada increased $3.07 million, 98.31 percent, (6.76 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 43.87 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $40.15 million of the $91.53 million total.

All totaled, 53.96 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $49.39 million of the $91.53 million total