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

Exports: Civilian aircraft, parts

Civilian aircraft, parts, the No. 1 export by value totaled $12.05 billion for the month of November, $118.19 billion through November of 2018, and $121.12 billion 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
1China$15.98 B
2France$12.39 B
3United Kingdom$10.52 B
4Canada$8.41 B
5Germany$7.7 B
6Brazil$5.51 B
7Singapore$5.11 B
8Japan$5.04 B
9Mexico$3.11 B
10United Arab Emirates$3.01 B
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January – November 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $118.19 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Everett, Wash. $16,551,197,662
2Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $9,719,770,370
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $8,806,003,718
4Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii $8,497,348,781
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $7,576,587,001
6Port of Charleston $6,751,339,191
7Miami International Airport $6,661,775,287
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $6,419,296,684
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $6,211,698,263
10Los Angeles International Airport $5,308,422,919

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts increased 8.48 percent through November to $118.19 billion

U.S. exports of Civilian aircraft, parts increased 8.48 percent from $108.95 billion to $118.19 billion through the first 11 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 1 through November among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1 for the last full year with a total value of $121.12 billion, a $334.46 million, 0.28 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through November of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash., No. 2 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Everett, Wash., No. 2 Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, No. 3 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – November 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $15,984,776,858
2France $12,392,823,745
3United Kingdom $10,521,467,441
4Canada $8,410,809,093
5Germany $7,701,791,231
6Brazil $5,511,584,962
7Singapore $5,106,665,510
8Japan $5,037,118,166
9Mexico $3,107,250,483
10United Arab Emirates $3,008,525,367

January – November 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $3,386,494,159
2Cleveland $1,509,828,101
3Miami $1,337,804,431
4New York City $1,158,970,615
5Chicago $1,110,890,825
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,031,639,381
7New Orleans $1,012,240,883
8Los Angeles $882,227,451
9Honolulu $798,976,904
10Charleston $657,179,366

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Everett, Wash. fell 13.42 percent compared to last year to $16.55 billion.
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 15.35 percent compared to last year to $9.72 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 15.51 percent compared to last year to $8.81 billion.
  • Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii rose 10.94 percent compared to last year to $8.5 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 14.41 percent compared to last year to $7.58 billion.

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 China increased $2.29 billion, 16.7 percent, (13.53 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 France increased $1.45 billion, 13.26 percent, (10.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $2.15 billion, 25.69 percent, (8.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Canada increased $701.23 million, 9.1 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany increased $1.57 billion, 25.63 percent, (6.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 46.55 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $55.01 billion of the $118.19 billion total.

All totaled, 43.28 percent of all these Civilian aircraft, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $51.15 billion of the $118.19 billion total