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

Imports: Compasses and similar navigational instruments

Compasses and similar navigational instruments, the No. 245 import by value totaled $137.17 million for the month of October, $1.29 billion through October of 2018, and $1.48 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$440.35 M
2Mexico$152.49 M
3United Kingdom$147.94 M
4Canada$123.05 M
5China$108.29 M
6Germany$84.11 M
7Taiwan$70.05 M
8Japan$27.99 M
9Malaysia$24.16 M
10Italy$17.91 M
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U.S. imports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments increased 6.88 percent through October to $1.29 billion

U.S. imports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments increased 6.88 percent from $1.21 billion to $1.29 billion 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 245 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 230 for the last full year with a total value of $1.48 billion, a $2.3 million, 0.16 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Miami International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $440,345,820
2Mexico $152,486,482
3United Kingdom $147,938,188
4Canada $123,054,465
5China $108,287,838
6Germany $84,108,528
7Taiwan $70,046,864
8Japan $27,991,050
9Malaysia $24,158,857
10Italy $17,912,274

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $37,320,434
2San Diego $28,132,702
3New Orleans $25,865,459
4New York City $23,609,083
5Miami $22,437,797
6San Francisco $21,353,401
7Phoenix/Nogales $11,407,921
8St. Louis $10,670,129
9Atlanta/Savannah $10,167,299
10Chicago $8,180,616

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:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 13.94 percent compared to last year to $231.38 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 4.14 percent compared to last year to $174.31 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 31.41 percent compared to last year to $125.93 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 15.11 percent compared to last year to $108.64 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 15.52 percent compared to last year to $107.98 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 $21.95 million, 4.75 percent, (34.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $35.67 million, 30.54 percent, (11.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $20.76 million, 12.31 percent, (11.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $17.7 million, 16.81 percent, (9.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $40.53 million, 59.81 percent, (8.38 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 75.25 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $972.11 million of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 57.92 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $748.23 million of the $1.29 billion total