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

Imports: Compasses and similar navigational instruments

Compasses and similar navigational instruments, the No. 239 import by value totaled $137.43 million for the month of August, $1.03 billion through August of 2019, and $1.56 billion 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
1France$374.08 M
2Mexico$116.63 M
3United Kingdom$106.45 M
4Canada$94.45 M
5Germany$76.89 M
6Taiwan$75.66 M
7China$60.36 M
8Malaysia$26.6 M
9Japan$25.48 M
10Philippines$9.7 M
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U.S. imports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments increased 0.87 percent through August to $1.03 billion

U.S. imports of Compasses and similar navigational instruments increased 0.87 percent from $1.03 billion to $1.03 billion 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 239 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 243 for the last full year with a total value of $1.56 billion, a $81.45 million, 5.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Miami International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1France $374,084,730
2Mexico $116,633,821
3United Kingdom $106,448,062
4Canada $94,446,535
5Germany $76,887,128
6Taiwan $75,663,248
7China $60,355,629
8Malaysia $26,597,733
9Japan $25,475,043
10Philippines $9,700,034

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $71,631,445
2Cleveland $69,532,256
3San Diego $59,711,612
4New York City $55,549,880
5Miami $41,997,106
6San Francisco $39,143,234
7Dallas $18,623,995
8Atlanta/Savannah $18,534,075
9St. Louis $17,622,931
10Chicago $16,800,225

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 of New Orleans fell 2.18 percent compared to last year to $174.9 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 10.05 percent compared to last year to $125.39 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 42.47 percent compared to last year to $119 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 2.47 percent compared to last year to $97.2 million.
  • Miami International Airport rose 14.73 percent compared to last year to $96.37 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 increased $25.05 million, 7.18 percent, (36.18 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $3.27 million, 2.73 percent, (11.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 United Kingdom decreased $7.54 million, 6.61 percent, (10.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $349,777, 0.37 percent, (9.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $13.18 million, 20.68 percent, (7.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.32 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $768.5 million of the $1.03 billion total.

All totaled, 59.27 percent of all these Compasses and similar navigational instruments imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $612.85 million of the $1.03 billion total