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

Imports: Aircraft launching gear

Aircraft launching gear, the No. 350 import by value totaled $57.59 million for the month of May, $339.16 million through May of 2020, and $332.41 million 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$319.66 M
2France$9.42 M
3United Kingdom$3.31 M
4Italy$1.66 M
5The Netherlands$1.18 M
6India$805,268
7United Arab Emirates$500,800
8Switzerland$490,989
9Australia$401,619
10Mexico$295,871
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U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear increased 183.02 percent through May to $339.16 million

U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear increased 183.02 percent from $119.84 million to $339.16 million through the first five 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 350 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 606 for the last full year with a total value of $332.41 million, a $59.71 million, 21.89 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 France, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 India and No. 5 France. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 4534.63 percent compared to last year to $145.86 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 58.02 percent compared to last year to $83.95 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 89.82 percent compared to last year to $32.12 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 118.34 percent compared to last year to $26.11 million.
  • Sault Ste Marie International Bridge, Mich. totaled $14.02 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $229.73 million, 255.47 percent, (94.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 France increased $8.23 million, 692.58 percent, (2.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $13.65 million, 80.47 percent, (0.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Italy increased $1 million, 153.15 percent, (0.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 The Netherlands decreased $2.95 million, 71.43 percent, (0.35 percent market share).

All totaled, 98.84 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $335.22 million of the $339.16 million total.

All totaled, 89.06 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $302.05 million of the $339.16 million total