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

Imports: Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, the No. 39 import by value totaled $988 million for the month of October, $9.47 billion through October of 2018, and $13.82 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1France$3.51 B
2Canada$2.17 B
3Brazil$1.58 B
4Germany$1.43 B
5Israel$329.2 M
6Switzerland$280.02 M
7Italy$43.92 M
8South Korea$40.8 M
9United Kingdom$29.79 M
10Poland$27.7 M
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U.S. imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 12.78 percent through October to $9.47 billion

U.S. imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 12.78 percent from $10.86 billion to $9.47 billion through the first 10 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 39 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 28 for the last full year with a total value of $13.82 billion, a $33.99 million, 0.25 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Bangor, Maine, No. 2 Burlington Intternational Airport, Vt., No. 3 Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark., No. 4 San Juan International Airport, P.R. and No. 5 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Israel. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Bangor, Maine, No. 2 Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fla., No. 3 Burlington Intternational Airport, Vt., No. 4 Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark. and No. 5 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $3,509,221,554
2Canada $2,166,930,415
3Brazil $1,577,044,236
4Germany $1,429,984,800
5Israel $329,199,924
6Switzerland $280,024,187
7Italy $43,922,768
8South Korea $40,802,738
9United Kingdom $29,794,614
10Poland $27,704,372

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Portland, Maine $311,159,271
2Atlanta/Savannah $140,492,461
3St. Albans, Vt. $115,101,064
4Minneapolis $107,330,000
5Detroit $69,936,304
6Dallas $65,600,149
7Boston $57,850,808
8St. Louis $54,307,894
9New York City $41,744,735
10Great Falls, Mont. $40,757,628

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Bangor, Maine fell 15.74 percent compared to last year to $1.43 billion.
  • Burlington Intternational Airport, Vt. fell 8.67 percent compared to last year to $1.17 billion.
  • Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark. rose 7.97 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 129 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 182.7 percent compared to last year to $854.57 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. imports from No. 1 France decreased $397.21 million, 10.17 percent, (37.06 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada decreased $52.13 million, 2.35 percent, (22.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $514.45 million, 24.6 percent, (16.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $581.79 million, 28.92 percent, (15.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel increased $81.53 million, 32.92 percent, (3.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.17 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $9.01 billion of the $9.47 billion total.

All totaled, 58.99 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.59 billion of the $9.47 billion total