Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 996 import by value totaled $2.03 million for the month of May, $10.57 million through May of 2020, and $30.56 million for all of 2019, 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
1Canada$3.24 M
2United Kingdom$2.12 M
3Mexico$1.17 M
4Vietnam$576,996
5New Zealand$474,517
6Spain$335,566
7France$322,644
8South Africa$296,207
9Czech Republic$277,771
10Israel$257,568
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U.S. imports of Parachutes decreased 16.30 percent through May to $10.57 million

U.S. imports of Parachutes decreased 16.30 percent from $12.63 million to $10.57 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 996 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1005 for the last full year with a total value of $30.56 million, a $3 million, 10.88 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Orlando International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Vietnam and No. 5 New Zealand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Orlando International Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 13.28 percent compared to last year to $3.16 million.
  • Orlando International Airport rose 23.31 percent compared to last year to $1.68 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 33.29 percent compared to last year to $1.29 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 29.81 percent compared to last year to $727,780.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 65.39 percent compared to last year to $554,859.

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 Canada increased $378,740, 13.24 percent, (30.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $1.09 million, 34.04 percent, (20.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $450,492, 27.74 percent, (11.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam decreased $322,433, 35.85 percent, (5.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand decreased $165,986, 25.91 percent, (4.49 percent market share).

All totaled, 71.68 percent of all these Parachutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $7.58 million of the $10.57 million total.

All totaled, 70.16 percent of all these Parachutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $7.42 million of the $10.57 million total