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

Imports: Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories

Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories, the No. 242 import by value totaled $127.85 million for the month of December, $1.55 billion through December 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$572.76 M
2China$319.79 M
3Germany$165.56 M
4Thailand$110.24 M
5Malaysia$87.56 M
6South Korea$42.25 M
7Singapore$34.27 M
8Taiwan$27.99 M
9United Kingdom$26.77 M
10Israel$25.4 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.55 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $265,970,666
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $259,020,900
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $198,837,830
4San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $149,102,748
5Port of Los Angeles $123,706,482
6Port of New Orleans $91,728,665
7Port of Newark $86,159,164
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $81,346,456
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $49,635,666
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $41,480,138

U.S. imports of Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories increased 6.11 percent through December to $1.55 billion

U.S. imports of Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories increased 6.11 percent from $1.46 billion to $1.55 billion in 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 242 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 232 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 December 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 Malaysia and No. 5 Thailand. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $572,757,706
2China $319,788,928
3Germany $165,559,754
4Thailand $110,244,667
5Malaysia $87,555,676
6South Korea $42,245,986
7Singapore $34,269,545
8Taiwan $27,986,307
9United Kingdom $26,773,028
10Israel $25,404,393

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $73,207,771
2New York City $65,730,775
3Chicago $55,755,598
4San Francisco $43,439,809
5Cleveland $37,249,749
6New Orleans $25,578,049
7Dallas $4,898,228
8Miami $4,813,549
9Anchorage $4,584,194
10Atlanta/Savannah $4,580,706

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 17.51 percent compared to last year to $265.97 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 14.27 percent compared to last year to $259.02 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 0.19 percent compared to last year to $198.84 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 10.75 percent compared to last year to $149.1 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.07 percent compared to last year to $123.71 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 $13.04 million, 2.33 percent, (36.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $13.68 million, 4.47 percent, (20.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $17.61 million, 11.9 percent, (10.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $13.93 million, 14.46 percent, (7.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $9.34 million, 9.63 percent, (5.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.81 percent of all these Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.26 billion of the $1.55 billion total.

All totaled, 64.13 percent of all these Mounted optical elements, parts and accessories imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $996.64 million of the $1.55 billion total