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

Exports: Computer chips

Computer chips, the No. 6 export by value totaled $3.59 billion for the month of August, $25.91 billion through August of 2019, and $37.69 billion 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 Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$5.36 B
2Mexico$5.24 B
3Hong Kong$2.18 B
4South Korea$2.07 B
5Taiwan$1.87 B
6Malaysia$1.74 B
7Philippines$1.22 B
8Canada$1 B
9Singapore$766.24 M
10Vietnam$707.85 M
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U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 3.39 percent through August to $25.91 billion

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 3.39 percent from $25.06 billion to $25.91 billion 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 6 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 6 for the last full year with a total value of $37.69 billion, a $434.5 million, 1.14 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,355,619,903
2Mexico $5,239,022,369
3Hong Kong $2,181,568,841
4South Korea $2,071,150,103
5Taiwan $1,871,045,737
6Malaysia $1,740,895,468
7Philippines $1,220,505,715
8Canada $1,003,113,022
9Singapore $766,241,742
10Vietnam $707,849,884

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,987,512,671
2Dallas $1,863,989,562
3San Francisco $1,401,275,218
4New Orleans $1,151,365,980
5Cleveland $1,047,219,725
6Seattle $904,017,391
7Laredo $688,597,055
8El Paso $644,877,642
9Anchorage $603,354,958
10New York City $387,766,298

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 12.31 percent compared to last year to $3.38 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 11.03 percent compared to last year to $3.34 billion.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 85.24 percent compared to last year to $3.27 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 2.48 percent compared to last year to $2.18 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 4.85 percent compared to last year to $1.92 billion.

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 China increased $1.68 billion, 45.68 percent, (20.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $430.54 million, 8.95 percent, (20.22 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $226.4 million, 9.4 percent, (8.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $172.49 million, 7.69 percent, (7.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $93.47 million, 4.76 percent, (7.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 64.53 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $16.72 billion of the $25.91 billion total.

All totaled, 54.41 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $14.09 billion of the $25.91 billion total