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

Imports: Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear

Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear, the No. 161 import by value totaled $215.87 million for the month of March, $673.49 million through March of 2019, and $2.5 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
1China$320.24 M
2Italy$208.79 M
3Taiwan$45.27 M
4Thailand$36.45 M
5Japan$20.47 M
6Mexico$16.67 M
7Hong Kong$8.03 M
8France$3.85 M
9Canada$2.58 M
10Israel$1.85 M
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U.S. imports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear increased 6.28 percent through March to $673.49 million

U.S. imports of Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear increased 6.28 percent from $633.67 million to $673.49 million through the first three 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 161 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 164 for the last full year with a total value of $2.5 billion, a $158.09 million, 6.76 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Italy, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Newark, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $320,237,921
2Italy $208,786,832
3Taiwan $45,265,947
4Thailand $36,445,050
5Japan $20,473,211
6Mexico $16,670,004
7Hong Kong $8,025,612
8France $3,853,418
9Canada $2,580,613
10Israel $1,845,479

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $176,033,736
2Los Angeles $163,170,490
3New York City $116,949,239
4Chicago $90,882,262
5Cleveland $83,518,631
6Great Falls, Mont. $34,468,331
7New Orleans $33,764,290
8Boston $27,361,887
9Providence, R.I. $27,176,864
10Philadelphia $18,489,395

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Newark rose 6 percent compared to last year to $99.52 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.54 percent compared to last year to $97.88 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 20.64 percent compared to last year to $66.36 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 10.63 percent compared to last year to $51.05 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 13.19 percent compared to last year to $46.98 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 China increased $11.66 million, 3.78 percent, (47.55 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Italy increased $10.58 million, 5.34 percent, (31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $2.89 million, 6 percent, (6.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $16.73 million, 84.85 percent, (5.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $1.03 million, 4.81 percent, (3.04 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.72 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $631.21 million of the $673.49 million total.

All totaled, 53.72 percent of all these Corrective lens, goggles, protective eyewear imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $361.8 million of the $673.49 million total