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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2019.

Imports: Aircraft launching gear

Aircraft launching gear, the No. 708 import by value totaled $8.05 million for the month of February, $30.3 million through February of 2019, and $272.7 million for all of 2018, 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
1Canada$25.2 M
2The Netherlands$1.51 M
3United Kingdom$1.44 M
4Austria$332,513
5India$292,127
6Italy$282,172
7Norway$257,227
8France$199,800
9Switzerland$182,515
10Mexico$122,421
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U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear increased 21.91 percent through February to $30.3 million

U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear increased 21.91 percent from $24.86 million to $30.3 million through the first two months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 708 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 741 for the last full year with a total value of $272.7 million, a $5,156, 0.00 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 The Netherlands, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Austria and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Italy, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $25,198,096
2The Netherlands $1,508,638
3United Kingdom $1,441,717
4Austria $332,513
5India $292,127
6Italy $282,172
7Norway $257,227
8France $199,800
9Switzerland $182,515
10Mexico $122,421

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $22,586,883
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $21,977,823
3New Orleans $5,947,556
4Cleveland $3,244,683
5Baltimore $3,117,175
6New York City $2,693,501
7Dallas $2,424,430
8Atlanta/Savannah $1,938,105
9Houston $1,450,490
10Jacksonville/Tampa $1,112,823

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 235.84 percent compared to last year to $8.88 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 121.01 percent compared to last year to $7.91 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 247.26 percent compared to last year to $6.71 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 64.31 percent compared to last year to $2.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 228.17 percent compared to last year to $497,063.

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 Canada increased $10.04 million, 66.22 percent, (83.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 The Netherlands increased $1.15 million, 320.01 percent, (4.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $3.24 million, 69.18 percent, (4.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Austria increased $332,513, 0 percent, (1.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $263,177, 909.07 percent, (0.96 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.95 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $28.77 million of the $30.3 million total.

All totaled, 88.19 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $26.72 million of the $30.3 million total