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

Imports: Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories

Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories, the No. 244 import by value totaled $151.37 million for the month of October, $1.29 billion through October of 2018, and $1.46 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
1Japan$478.24 M
2China$265.05 M
3Germany$140.61 M
4Thailand$93.01 M
5Malaysia$72.83 M
6South Korea$30.98 M
7Singapore$28.78 M
8Taiwan$23.68 M
9Israel$22.07 M
10United Kingdom$21.82 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $226,531,105
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $206,781,823
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $168,393,525
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $121,585,806
5Port of Los Angeles $110,862,687
6Port of New Orleans $75,824,678
7Port of Newark $72,763,593
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $67,516,170
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $39,164,862
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $35,303,955

U.S. imports of Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories increased 8.01 percent through October to $1.29 billion

U.S. imports of Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories increased 8.01 percent from $1.2 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 244 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 234 for the last full year with a total value of $1.46 billion, a $82.84 million, 6.00 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $478,244,815
2China $265,048,150
3Germany $140,611,993
4Thailand $93,008,376
5Malaysia $72,829,314
6South Korea $30,978,425
7Singapore $28,780,023
8Taiwan $23,680,575
9Israel $22,069,383
10United Kingdom $21,820,398

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $46,504,181
2New York City $42,634,123
3Chicago $31,255,366
4San Francisco $29,104,713
5Cleveland $21,487,554
6New Orleans $15,952,390
7Miami $3,923,956
8Dallas $2,909,287
9Anchorage $2,833,583
10Detroit $2,018,726

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 21.62 percent compared to last year to $226.53 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 18.76 percent compared to last year to $206.78 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 4.94 percent compared to last year to $168.39 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 11.2 percent compared to last year to $121.59 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 11.5 percent compared to last year to $110.86 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 Japan increased $23.09 million, 5.07 percent, (36.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $14.53 million, 5.8 percent, (20.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $19.64 million, 16.23 percent, (10.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $11.28 million, 13.81 percent, (7.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $3.68 million, 4.81 percent, (5.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.15 percent of all these Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 64.48 percent of all these Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $834.15 million of the $1.29 billion total