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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Parachutes

Parachutes, the No. 1002 import by value totaled $2.32 million for the month of August, $20.51 million through August of 2019, and $27.56 million for all of 2018, 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$4.41 M
2United Kingdom$4.16 M
3Mexico$2.75 M
4Vietnam$1.79 M
5New Zealand$1.13 M
6South Africa$1.05 M
7France$654,295
8Czech Republic$577,178
9Spain$533,757
10Poland$433,395
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U.S. imports of Parachutes increased 10.29 percent through August to $20.51 million

U.S. imports of Parachutes increased 10.29 percent from $18.59 million to $20.51 million through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1002 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1022 for the last full year with a total value of $27.56 million, a $3.63 million, 15.16 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August 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 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Orlando International Airport 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 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.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,412,158
2United Kingdom $4,160,335
3Mexico $2,752,682
4Vietnam $1,793,634
5New Zealand $1,128,618
6South Africa $1,052,669
7France $654,295
8Czech Republic $577,178
9Spain $533,757
10Poland $433,395

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Cleveland $1,973,137
2New Orleans $1,713,383
3Jacksonville/Tampa $1,121,618
4Dallas $963,020
5Los Angeles $592,566
6New York City $528,864
7Chicago $283,651
8Philadelphia $207,359
9Atlanta/Savannah $176,125
10Great Falls, Mont. $126,888

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 124.23 percent compared to last year to $4.84 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.35 percent compared to last year to $2.74 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 39 percent compared to last year to $2.33 million.
  • Orlando International Airport fell 2.3 percent compared to last year to $2.29 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 38.76 percent compared to last year to $1.68 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 Canada increased $912,173, 26.06 percent, (21.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $503,481, 10.8 percent, (20.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $89,992, 3.38 percent, (13.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Vietnam increased $913,771, 103.85 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 New Zealand increased $522,270, 86.13 percent, (5.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.48 percent of all these Parachutes imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $14.25 million of the $20.51 million total.

All totaled, 67.68 percent of all these Parachutes imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $13.88 million of the $20.51 million total