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

Imports: Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts

Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts, the No. 644 import by value totaled $31.99 million for the month of October, $212.23 million through October of 2018, and $243.71 million 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
1China$133.67 M
2Austria$23.6 M
3Japan$15.93 M
4Germany$8.14 M
5Portugal$7.64 M
6Mexico$3.3 M
7Lithuania$2.99 M
8United Kingdom$2.27 M
9Russia$1.88 M
10Belarus$1.82 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $212.23 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $45,479,560
2Port of Long Beach $42,126,409
3Boston’s Logan International Airport $24,022,964
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $17,223,951
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $11,163,172
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $10,440,824
7Los Angeles International Airport $8,641,084
8Port of Newark $6,730,071
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $4,990,689
10Port of Portland, Ore. $3,578,601

U.S. imports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts increased 7.25 percent through October to $212.23 million

U.S. imports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts increased 7.25 percent from $197.89 million to $212.23 million 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 644 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 640 for the last full year with a total value of $243.71 million, a $34.72 million, 12.47 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Boston’s Logan International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Austria, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Portugal. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Boston’s Logan International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $133,670,808
2Austria $23,601,106
3Japan $15,928,588
4Germany $8,141,165
5Portugal $7,640,629
6Mexico $3,303,838
7Lithuania $2,990,773
8United Kingdom $2,271,439
9Russia $1,875,848
10Belarus $1,823,212

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Chicago $7,417,054
2Los Angeles $7,213,467
3Providence, R.I. $4,431,268
4St. Louis $4,415,319
5New York City $2,750,843
6Cleveland $2,085,512
7Portland/Columbia-Snake River $1,154,011
8New Orleans $1,096,082
9San Francisco $956,385
10Detroit $822,726

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.3 percent compared to last year to $45.48 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 100.32 percent compared to last year to $42.13 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 34.03 percent compared to last year to $24.02 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 36.62 percent compared to last year to $17.22 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 20.53 percent compared to last year to $11.16 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 $9.02 million, 7.24 percent, (62.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria increased $6.44 million, 37.54 percent, (11.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $326,548, 2.09 percent, (7.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $1.68 million, 17.15 percent, (3.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $1.32 million, 20.87 percent, (3.6 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.05 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $188.98 million of the $212.23 million total.

All totaled, 65.97 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $140.02 million of the $212.23 million total