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

Exports: Cell phones, related equipment

Cell phones, related equipment, the No. 9 export by value totaled $2.37 billion for the month of February, $4.8 billion through February of 2020, and $30.69 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Hong Kong$802.95 M
2Canada$484.75 M
3Mexico$480.47 M
4United Arab Emirates$351.12 M
5The Netherlands$286.35 M
6Japan$152.36 M
7Paraguay$146.2 M
8United Kingdom$129.89 M
9Singapore$125.02 M
10Australia$114.88 M
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U.S. exports of Cell phones, related equipment decreased 1.51 percent through February to $4.8 billion

U.S. exports of Cell phones, related equipment decreased 1.51 percent from $4.87 billion to $4.8 billion through the first two 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 9 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 8 for the last full year with a total value of $30.69 billion, a $1.73 billion, 5.33 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 United Arab Emirates and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $802,949,096
2Canada $484,748,175
3Mexico $480,474,522
4United Arab Emirates $351,124,150
5The Netherlands $286,354,394
6Japan $152,359,413
7Paraguay $146,199,820
8United Kingdom $129,886,052
9Singapore $125,015,860
10Australia $114,882,019

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1NEW ORLEANS, LA $1,073,334,164
2MIAMI, FL $772,989,088
3SAN FRANCISCO, CA $396,033,194
4DETROIT, MI $376,332,968
5ANCHORAGE, AK $372,838,200
6LOS ANGELES, CA $350,240,462
7CLEVELAND, OH $348,557,126
8CHICAGO, IL $335,540,346
9DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $322,360,900
10NEW YORK CITY, NY $310,865,412

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 16.97 percent compared to last year to $754.18 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 18.07 percent compared to last year to $580.46 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 17.25 percent compared to last year to $476.58 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.3 percent compared to last year to $299.94 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 5.28 percent compared to last year to $276.38 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. exports to No. 1 Hong Kong increased $3.1 million, 0.39 percent, (16.73 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $16.26 million, 3.24 percent, (10.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico decreased $164.29 million, 25.48 percent, (10.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 United Arab Emirates increased $115.53 million, 49.04 percent, (7.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 The Netherlands increased $33,939, 0.01 percent, (5.97 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 50.13 percent of all these Cell phones, related equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $2.41 billion of the $4.8 billion total.

All totaled, 49.75 percent of all these Cell phones, related equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $2.39 billion of the $4.8 billion total