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

Imports: Aircraft launching gear

Aircraft launching gear, the No. 538 import by value totaled $49.26 million for the month of August, $260.99 million through August 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$199.05 M
2United Kingdom$41.11 M
3The Netherlands$5.86 M
4France$3.43 M
5India$3.41 M
6Australia$1.28 M
7Italy$930,777
8Spain$863,555
9Norway$791,172
10Austria$692,834
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $260.99 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $79,031,922
2Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $43,678,995
3Port of Houston $40,828,393
4Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. $25,557,194
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $21,018,839
6Port Everglades, Fla. $16,797,155
7Port of New Orleans $8,705,272
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,208,762
9Port of Newark $3,999,024
10Los Angeles International Airport $2,057,071

U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear increased 77.24 percent through August to $260.99 million

U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear increased 77.24 percent from $147.25 million to $260.99 million through the first eight 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 538 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 679 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 August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 The Netherlands, No. 4 France and No. 5 India. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $199,048,544
2United Kingdom $41,105,525
3The Netherlands $5,856,256
4France $3,427,696
5India $3,411,542
6Australia $1,281,581
7Italy $930,777
8Spain $863,555
9Norway $791,172
10Austria $692,834

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 294.72 percent compared to last year to $79.03 million.
  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 18.99 percent compared to last year to $43.68 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 234.05 percent compared to last year to $40.83 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 17.88 percent compared to last year to $25.56 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 30.1 percent compared to last year to $21.02 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 Canada increased $86.91 million, 77.49 percent, (76.27 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom increased $29.27 million, 247.44 percent, (15.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $4.38 million, 297.14 percent, (2.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $8.58 million, 71.45 percent, (1.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 India increased $2.2 million, 182.66 percent, (1.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.88 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $252.85 million of the $260.99 million total.

All totaled, 80.51 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $210.12 million of the $260.99 million total