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

Exports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 836 export by value totaled $4.25 million for the month of February, $8.67 million through February 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
1Morocco$1.27 M
2United Arab Emirates$1.24 M
3Germany$1.14 M
4France$711,376
5Czech Republic$645,825
6Spain$501,651
7Brazil$438,178
8United Kingdom$305,125
9Japan$282,172
10Canada$238,603
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U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 24.37 percent through February to $8.67 million

U.S. exports of Parachutes decreased 24.37 percent from $11.47 million to $8.67 million through the first two 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 836 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 796 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 February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Morocco, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 France and No. 5 Czech Republic. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Philadelphia International Airport, No. 4 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Qatar, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Germany. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Morocco $1,265,851
2United Arab Emirates $1,243,914
3Germany $1,137,383
4France $711,376
5Czech Republic $645,825
6Spain $501,651
7Brazil $438,178
8United Kingdom $305,125
9Japan $282,172
10Canada $238,603

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 25.65 percent compared to last year to $1.34 million.
  • Port of Virginia totaled $1.27 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Philadelphia International Airport rose 32.97 percent compared to last year to $1.14 million.
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Ariz. rose 3313.57 percent compared to last year to $716,849.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 81.9 percent compared to last year to $586,110.

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 Morocco increased $1.27 million, 0 percent, (14.6 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Arab Emirates decreased $364,581, 22.67 percent, (14.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $477,791, 72.44 percent, (13.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $268,305, 60.56 percent, (8.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Czech Republic increased $513,466, 387.93 percent, (7.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.7 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $5 million of the $8.67 million total.

All totaled, 58.22 percent of all these Parachutes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $5.05 million of the $8.67 million total