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

Imports: Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts

Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts, the No. 637 import by value totaled $22.65 million for the month of December, $264.65 million through December 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$169.23 M
2Austria$27.86 M
3Japan$19.68 M
4Germany$10.86 M
5Portugal$8.65 M
6Mexico$3.84 M
7Lithuania$3.5 M
8United Kingdom$2.61 M
9Belarus$2.15 M
10Russia$2.13 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $264.65 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $61,366,313
2Port of Long Beach $50,810,913
3Boston’s Logan International Airport $28,269,762
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $21,737,007
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,549,602
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $12,465,447
7Los Angeles International Airport $12,207,612
8Port of Newark $7,410,434
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $7,325,242
10Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $4,292,095

U.S. imports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts increased 8.59 percent through December to $264.65 million

U.S. imports of Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts increased 8.59 percent from $243.71 million to $264.65 million 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 637 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 631 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 December 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $169,230,888
2Austria $27,859,532
3Japan $19,677,937
4Germany $10,860,268
5Portugal $8,649,385
6Mexico $3,836,309
7Lithuania $3,501,674
8United Kingdom $2,609,630
9Belarus $2,150,983
10Russia $2,133,234

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $12,142,002
2Chicago $10,733,307
3St. Louis $8,096,711
4Providence, R.I. $6,234,609
5Cleveland $4,763,864
6New York City $3,742,036
7New Orleans $2,071,699
8Portland/Columbia-Snake River $1,844,682
9San Francisco $1,531,871
10Dallas $1,400,582

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 9.47 percent compared to last year to $61.37 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 93.63 percent compared to last year to $50.81 million.
  • Boston’s Logan International Airport rose 31.82 percent compared to last year to $28.27 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 29.69 percent compared to last year to $21.74 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 24.89 percent compared to last year to $12.55 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 $12.51 million, 7.98 percent, (63.94 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Austria increased $7.03 million, 33.78 percent, (10.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $1.23 million, 6.67 percent, (7.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $808,165, 6.93 percent, (4.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Portugal increased $1.42 million, 19.65 percent, (3.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.28 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $236.28 million of the $264.65 million total.

All totaled, 66.02 percent of all these Optical telescopes, astrological instuments, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $174.73 million of the $264.65 million total