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

Exports: Plans, drawings for architectural purposes

Plans, drawings for architectural purposes, the No. 1102 export by value totaled $240,258 for the month of December, $6.96 million through December of 2018, and $5.3 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
1Jordan$3.27 M
2Canada$728,271
3Belgium$572,280
4United Kingdom$454,954
5China$403,333
6Germany$397,010
7Japan$198,699
8Argentina$134,143
9Mexico$78,018
10Chile$75,522
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U.S. exports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes increased 31.40 percent through December to $6.96 million

U.S. exports of Plans, drawings for architectural purposes increased 31.40 percent from $5.3 million to $6.96 million in 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 1102 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1120 for the last full year with a total value of $5.3 million, a $2.1 million, 28.42 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Jordan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Belgium, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Jordan, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Saudi Arabia and No. 5 Iraq. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of New York and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Jordan $3,266,002
2Canada $728,271
3Belgium $572,280
4United Kingdom $454,954
5China $403,333
6Germany $397,010
7Japan $198,699
8Argentina $134,143
9Mexico $78,018
10Chile $75,522

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,384,408
2CHICAGO, IL $983,954
3CLEVELAND, OH $678,390
4DETROIT, MI $161,660
5NEW ORLEANS, LA $123,284
6LOW VALUE $122,004
7MIAMI, FL $86,718
8HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $37,908
9LOS ANGELES, CA $36,400
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $29,360

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 146.44 percent compared to last year to $3.7 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 229.88 percent compared to last year to $607,675.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 33.42 percent compared to last year to $458,922.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 5.35 percent compared to last year to $374,939.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 57.27 percent compared to last year to $317,412.

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 Jordan increased $2.14 million, 190.08 percent, (46.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $191,655, 20.83 percent, (10.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Belgium increased $569,280, 18976 percent, (8.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom increased $241,318, 112.96 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $296,858, 42.4 percent, (5.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.94 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.42 million of the $6.96 million total.

All totaled, 78.37 percent of all these Plans, drawings for architectural purposes exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $5.45 million of the $6.96 million total