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

Imports: Compasses and similar navigational instruments

Compasses and similar navigational instruments, the No. 262 import by value totaled $92.98 million for the month of June, $612.22 million through June of 2020, and $1.56 billion 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
1France$163.81 M
2Taiwan$95.49 M
3Mexico$73.34 M
4United Kingdom$68.93 M
5Canada$57.93 M
6Germany$48.8 M
7Malaysia$23.99 M
8Japan$14.93 M
9China$11.96 M
10Norway$6.94 M
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U.S. imports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments decreased 20.54 percent through June to $612.22 million

U.S. imports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments decreased 20.54 percent from $770.45 million to $612.22 million through the first six 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 262 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 242 for the last full year with a total value of $1.56 billion, a $7.6 million, 0.49 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Kingdom and No. 5 Canada. 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 France, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans fell 7.85 percent compared to last year to $116.3 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 20.01 percent compared to last year to $75.17 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 19.07 percent compared to last year to $63.37 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 59.97 percent compared to last year to $48.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 78.36 percent compared to last year to $38.59 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 $119.86 million, 42.25 percent, (26.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan increased $43.3 million, 82.96 percent, (15.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $20.76 million, 22.06 percent, (11.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 United Kingdom decreased $11.17 million, 13.95 percent, (11.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $11.06 million, 16.03 percent, (9.46 percent market share).

All totaled, 75.05 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $459.5 million of the $612.22 million total.

All totaled, 55.83 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $341.81 million of the $612.22 million total