Leading Export Markets: The leading markets for U.S. exports of HS 8540 products in 2009
(all valued above $31 million) were Japan ($40.3 million, or 12.4% of total), United Kingdom
(11.6%), and Canada (9.6%). Other significant markets (above $10 million) were: Korea (5.8%),
Germany (5.5%), Netherlands (4.4%), France (4.1%), China (3.9%), and Colombia (3.1%)
Fastest Growing Export Markets: The leading markets with both high and sustained growth
rates for U.S. exports of HS 8540 products over the latest four years (2006-2009) and continuing in 2008-2009 were: Indonesia, Chile, and Czech Republic. Other significant growth markets in the top 30 over the 2006-2009 periods were Korea, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, India, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Ecuador.