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

Exports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 756 export by value totaled $4.47 million for the month of August, $58.39 million through August of 2019, and $105.23 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

RankCountryYTD
1Algeria$15.06 M
2Germany$8.67 M
3United Arab Emirates$7.49 M
4France$2.06 M
5Japan$1.79 M
6Australia$1.77 M
7United Kingdom$1.64 M
8Spain$1.32 M
9Morocco$1.27 M
10Canada$1.21 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $58.39 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Long Beach $8,176,557
2Philadelphia International Airport $7,415,426
3Port of Los Angeles $6,952,915
4Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. $5,457,905
5Port of Newark $4,222,069
6Los Angeles International Airport $3,087,713
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $2,641,241
8Miami International Airport $2,446,053
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $1,881,983
10Port of Virginia $1,866,298

U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 9.80 percent through August to $58.39 million

U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 9.80 percent from $64.74 million to $58.39 million 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 756 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 750 for the last full year with a total value of $105.23 million, a $1.36 million, 1.28 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Algeria, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 France and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Germany, No. 2 Qatar, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Algeria $15,059,340
2Germany $8,669,302
3United Arab Emirates $7,492,757
4France $2,064,739
5Japan $1,788,706
6Australia $1,772,403
7United Kingdom $1,635,999
8Spain $1,321,132
9Morocco $1,265,851
10Canada $1,210,377

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $8,696,920
2Miami $2,947,540
3New York City $2,618,693
4San Francisco $1,741,238
5Philadelphia $1,725,938
6Dallas $1,703,447
7Atlanta/Savannah $1,095,477
8Chicago $843,767
9Cleveland $681,154
10Washington, D.C. $670,745

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 Long Beach rose 2591.53 percent compared to last year to $8.18 million.
  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 100.42 percent compared to last year to $7.42 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 396.42 percent compared to last year to $6.95 million.
  • Dulles International Airport, Washington D.C., Va. fell 37.22 percent compared to last year to $5.46 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 2567.32 percent compared to last year to $4.22 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 Algeria increased $15.06 million, 0 percent, (25.79 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany decreased $1.73 million, 16.67 percent, (14.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Arab Emirates increased $2.78 million, 58.91 percent, (12.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $575,809, 38.67 percent, (3.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $2.98 million, 62.48 percent, (3.06 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.07 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $35.07 million of the $58.39 million total.

All totaled, 55.19 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $32.22 million of the $58.39 million total