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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Computers

Computers, the No. 11 export by value totaled $2.35 billion for the month of October, $22.05 billion through October of 2018, and $25.34 billion for all of 2017, 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
1Canada$4.93 B
2Mexico$4.27 B
3China$1.11 B
4The Netherlands$936.14 M
5United Kingdom$797.54 M
6Japan$794.3 M
7Hong Kong$655.91 M
8Germany$654.18 M
9Singapore$626.51 M
10Brazil$504.75 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $22.05 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,394,370,081
2Los Angeles International Airport $2,054,814,429
3Miami International Airport $1,927,124,350
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,683,454,805
5Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $1,403,866,989
6San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,380,803,999
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,166,341,839
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $1,001,174,712
9Port of New Orleans $992,695,970
10Port Laredo $797,085,919

U.S. exports of Computers increased 7.31 percent through October to $22.05 billion

U.S. exports of Computers increased 7.31 percent from $20.54 billion to $22.05 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 11 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 9 for the last full year with a total value of $25.34 billion, a $1.03 billion, 4.24 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,925,278,256
2Mexico $4,274,908,236
3China $1,105,648,539
4The Netherlands $936,135,268
5United Kingdom $797,536,176
6Japan $794,300,973
7Hong Kong $655,911,081
8Germany $654,181,564
9Singapore $626,507,834
10Brazil $504,745,576

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $486,815,621
2Miami $481,156,233
3Detroit $470,758,388
4Los Angeles $457,628,840
5New York City $386,304,327
6San Francisco $287,606,992
7Cleveland $204,732,375
8Laredo $187,733,422
9New Orleans $179,724,477
10Chicago $135,517,368

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 49.12 percent compared to last year to $2.39 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 3.55 percent compared to last year to $2.05 billion.
  • Miami International Airport rose 3.32 percent compared to last year to $1.93 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 10.8 percent compared to last year to $1.68 billion.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 14.11 percent compared to last year to $1.4 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 Canada increased $265.01 million, 5.69 percent, (22.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $642.94 million, 17.7 percent, (19.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $22.69 million, 2.01 percent, (5.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $87.67 million, 8.56 percent, (4.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $18.29 million, 2.35 percent, (3.62 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.61 percent of all these Computers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $12.04 billion of the $22.05 billion total.

All totaled, 42.93 percent of all these Computers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $9.46 billion of the $22.05 billion total