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

Imports: Aircraft launching gear

Aircraft launching gear, the No. 630 import by value totaled $34.63 million for the month of October, $228.33 million through October of 2018, and $272.71 million 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
1Canada$187.17 M
2United Kingdom$13.23 M
3France$12.26 M
4The Netherlands$3.71 M
5Italy$3.26 M
6India$2.41 M
7Switzerland$1.13 M
8Germany$1.03 M
9South Korea$897,971
10Norway$610,659
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U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear decreased 7.60 percent through October to $228.33 million

U.S. imports of Aircraft launching gear decreased 7.60 percent from $247.1 million to $228.33 million 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 630 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 584 for the last full year with a total value of $272.71 million, a $11.31 million, 3.98 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 France, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Italy. 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 Houston.

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $187,170,357
2United Kingdom $13,229,857
3France $12,259,313
4The Netherlands $3,710,309
5Italy $3,259,856
6India $2,405,740
7Switzerland $1,126,130
8Germany $1,028,374
9South Korea $897,971
10Norway $610,659

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $8,004,609
2Ogdensburg, N.Y. $4,573,964
3Baltimore $3,042,031
4Dallas $2,296,904
5Houston $1,450,490
6Atlanta/Savannah $1,427,769
7Cleveland $1,372,215
8New Orleans $1,302,775
9Jacksonville/Tampa $463,811
10Los Angeles $325,891

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:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. rose 5.45 percent compared to last year to $54.54 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 62.56 percent compared to last year to $51.67 million.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. rose 24.45 percent compared to last year to $37.8 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 54.79 percent compared to last year to $30.18 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 30.81 percent compared to last year to $12.34 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 decreased $17.15 million, 8.39 percent, (81.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $6.57 million, 33.17 percent, (5.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 France increased $8.27 million, 207.2 percent, (5.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $5.28 million, 58.71 percent, (1.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Italy increased $1.95 million, 148.86 percent, (1.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.19 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $219.63 million of the $228.33 million total.

All totaled, 81.7 percent of all these Aircraft launching gear imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $186.54 million of the $228.33 million total