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

Imports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 1024 import by value totaled $2.08 million for the month of October, $22.95 million through October of 2018, and $23.93 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
1United Kingdom$5.5 M
2Canada$4.33 M
3Mexico$3.33 M
4South Africa$1.34 M
5Vietnam$1.26 M
6New Zealand$849,170
7Czech Republic$801,504
8South Korea$781,273
9France$705,029
10Poland$569,547
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U.S. imports of Parachutes increased 17.64 percent through October to $22.95 million

U.S. imports of Parachutes increased 17.64 percent from $19.51 million to $22.95 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 1024 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1042 for the last full year with a total value of $23.93 million, a $5.01 million, 26.45 percent increase from the 2016 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 United Kingdom, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 South Africa and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Orlando International Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1United Kingdom $5,502,300
2Canada $4,334,148
3Mexico $3,333,396
4South Africa $1,344,287
5Vietnam $1,261,549
6New Zealand $849,170
7Czech Republic $801,504
8South Korea $781,273
9France $705,029
10Poland $569,547

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1New Orleans $959,923
2Cleveland $669,203
3Jacksonville/Tampa $638,904
4New York City $287,311
5Dallas $214,642
6Chicago $172,792
7Los Angeles $108,675
8Atlanta/Savannah $93,395
9Seattle $72,838
10Great Falls, Mont. $63,918

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 New Orleans rose 95.92 percent compared to last year to $3.6 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 46.05 percent compared to last year to $3.07 million.
  • Orlando International Airport rose 20.12 percent compared to last year to $3.03 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 20.82 percent compared to last year to $2.11 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 112.78 percent compared to last year to $1.63 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 United Kingdom increased $1.38 million, 33.63 percent, (23.98 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Canada increased $755,824, 21.12 percent, (18.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $23,345, 0.71 percent, (14.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Africa decreased $298,621, 18.18 percent, (5.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam decreased $114,232, 8.3 percent, (5.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.74 percent of all these Parachutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $15.78 million of the $22.95 million total.

All totaled, 58.58 percent of all these Parachutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $13.44 million of the $22.95 million total