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

Imports: Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites

Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, the No. 32 import by value totaled $1.95 billion for the month of December, $12.29 billion through December 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$4.46 B
2Canada$3.08 B
3Brazil$1.99 B
4Germany$1.76 B
5Israel$429.49 M
6Switzerland$315.26 M
7Russia$70.21 M
8Italy$44.82 M
9South Korea$40.8 M
10United Kingdom$34.28 M
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U.S. imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 11.01 percent through December to $12.29 billion

U.S. imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites decreased 11.01 percent from $13.82 billion to $12.29 billion 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 32 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 27 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 December 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 Burlington International Airport, Vt., No. 2 Port of Bangor, Maine, 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 Germany, No. 4 Brazil 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 International Airport, Vt., No. 4 Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark. and No. 5 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minn..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $4,456,954,606
2Canada $3,081,024,364
3Brazil $1,987,758,165
4Germany $1,759,681,824
5Israel $429,492,462
6Switzerland $315,260,965
7Russia $70,205,000
8Italy $44,816,756
9South Korea $40,802,738
10United Kingdom $34,281,321

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1St. Albans, Vt. $595,104,982
2Portland, Maine $465,647,550
3Detroit $431,078,921
4Miami $223,005,442
5New Orleans $206,464,876
6Atlanta/Savannah $199,468,028
7Boston $164,240,685
8Los Angeles $149,395,090
9San Juan $115,732,567
10Minneapolis $110,080,000

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Burlington International Airport, Vt. fell 6.57 percent compared to last year to $1.7 billion.
  • Port of Bangor, Maine fell 17.82 percent compared to last year to $1.7 billion.
  • Clinton International Airport, Little Rock, Ark. rose 8.03 percent compared to last year to $1.34 billion.
  • San Juan International Airport, P.R. rose 175.9 percent compared to last year to $1.25 billion.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 57.59 percent compared to last year to $920.87 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 $473.02 million, 9.59 percent, (36.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $82.42 million, 2.75 percent, (25.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Brazil decreased $489.19 million, 19.75 percent, (16.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $871.18 million, 33.11 percent, (14.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Israel increased $79.63 million, 22.76 percent, (3.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.28 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $11.71 billion of the $12.29 billion total.

All totaled, 56.27 percent of all these Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $6.92 billion of the $12.29 billion total