Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2020.

Exports: Compasses and similar navigational instruments

Compasses and similar navigational instruments, the No. 234 export by value totaled $63.35 million for the month of July, $552.61 million through July of 2020, and $1.17 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$83.39 M
2South Korea$82.55 M
3France$48.68 M
4United Kingdom$40.14 M
5Germany$37.54 M
6The Netherlands$26.01 M
7Turkey$25.35 M
8Japan$23.54 M
9Australia$20.91 M
10Mexico$19.52 M
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U.S. exports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments decreased 21.22 percent through July to $552.61 million

U.S. exports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments decreased 21.22 percent from $701.48 million to $552.61 million through the first seven months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 234 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 215 for the last full year with a total value of $1.17 billion, a $29.4 million, 2.45 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 France, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 South Korea, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Miami Int’l Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 11.19 percent compared to last year to $103.12 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 35.69 percent compared to last year to $71.76 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 28.71 percent compared to last year to $59.58 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 21.84 percent compared to last year to $54.85 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 44.05 percent compared to last year to $42.67 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 Canada decreased $26.37 million, 24.03 percent, (15.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 South Korea increased $4.25 million, 5.42 percent, (14.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 France decreased $12.97 million, 21.04 percent, (8.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $27.23 million, 40.42 percent, (7.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $35.12 million, 48.34 percent, (6.79 percent market share).

All totaled, 52.89 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $292.29 million of the $552.61 million total.

All totaled, 60.07 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $331.97 million of the $552.61 million total