Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Exports: Computers

Computers, the No. 11 export by value totaled $2.21 billion for the month of August, $17.2 billion through August of 2019, and $26.67 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$4.07 B
2Mexico$3.08 B
3The Netherlands$792.07 M
4China$712.62 M
5Japan$697.38 M
6United Kingdom$661.63 M
7Singapore$588.3 M
8Hong Kong$473.39 M
9Germany$469.05 M
10Brazil$429.58 M
Data loading...
January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $17.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,995,428,290
2Miami International Airport $1,536,851,951
3Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $1,282,641,674
4Los Angeles International Airport $1,275,399,565
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,202,668,468
6San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,028,952,286
7Port of New Orleans $934,331,849
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $835,132,766
9Port Laredo $581,038,042
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $516,209,700

U.S. exports of Computers decreased 1.83 percent through August to $17.2 billion

U.S. exports of Computers decreased 1.83 percent from $17.52 billion to $17.2 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 11 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 11 for the last full year with a total value of $26.67 billion, a $1.32 billion, 5.21 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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 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..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,073,271,001
2Mexico $3,079,039,279
3The Netherlands $792,070,559
4China $712,624,539
5Japan $697,380,067
6United Kingdom $661,625,014
7Singapore $588,298,421
8Hong Kong $473,390,310
9Germany $469,052,984
10Brazil $429,578,142

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $1,167,229,575
2Miami $989,285,434
3El Paso $879,630,714
4Los Angeles $862,140,048
5New York City $724,770,994
6San Francisco $554,116,475
7New Orleans $490,065,133
8Cleveland $455,772,908
9Laredo $421,231,930
10Seattle $313,350,456

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:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.67 percent compared to last year to $2 billion.
  • Miami International Airport rose 0.55 percent compared to last year to $1.54 billion.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 15.41 percent compared to last year to $1.28 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 23.68 percent compared to last year to $1.28 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 8.99 percent compared to last year to $1.2 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 $199.94 million, 5.16 percent, (23.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $324.61 million, 9.54 percent, (17.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 The Netherlands increased $15.36 million, 1.98 percent, (4.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $148.74 million, 17.27 percent, (4.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $66.29 million, 10.5 percent, (4.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 54.37 percent of all these Computers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $9.35 billion of the $17.2 billion total.

All totaled, 42.39 percent of all these Computers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $7.29 billion of the $17.2 billion total