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

Imports: Navigational equipment

Navigational equipment, the No. 130 import by value totaled $162.03 million for the month of April, $942.63 million through April of 2020, and $4.23 billion 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
1Mexico$152.89 M
2Taiwan$139.75 M
3China$92.74 M
4Japan$80 M
5Germany$76.84 M
6Canada$73.82 M
7Malaysia$58.07 M
8United Kingdom$48.42 M
9Hungary$31.9 M
10South Korea$30.47 M
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U.S. imports of Navigational equipment decreased 17.38 percent through March to $780.6 million

U.S. imports of Navigational equipment decreased 17.38 percent from $944.81 million to $780.6 million through the first three 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 130 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 114 for the last full year with a total value of $4.23 billion, a $174.97 million, 3.97 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Port Laredo.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $140,565,997
2Taiwan $106,626,035
3Germany $66,722,410
4China $66,395,030
5Canada $65,997,533
6Japan $60,564,519
7Malaysia $54,292,126
8United Kingdom $40,306,777
9Hungary $28,767,839
10South Korea $24,980,421

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $36,950,159
2Laredo $33,187,783
3New Orleans $30,015,160
4Seattle $29,146,796
5Chicago $27,662,141
6Cleveland $17,762,342
7Charleston $17,252,072
8New York City $15,330,265
9St. Louis $14,880,764
10Atlanta/Savannah $13,746,977

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.69 percent compared to last year to $122.57 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 18.19 percent compared to last year to $67.78 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 6.19 percent compared to last year to $45.22 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 25.48 percent compared to last year to $44.52 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.75 percent compared to last year to $42.49 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 Mexico decreased $65.05 million, 31.64 percent, (18.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Taiwan decreased $15.93 million, 13 percent, (13.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany decreased $5.28 million, 7.33 percent, (8.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $59.36 million, 47.2 percent, (8.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $16.97 million, 20.45 percent, (8.45 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 57.17 percent of all these Navigational equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $446.31 million of the $780.6 million total.

All totaled, 41.33 percent of all these Navigational equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $322.58 million of the $780.6 million total