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

Exports: Computers

Computers, the No. 13 export by value totaled $1.59 billion for the month of May, $9.38 billion through May of 2020, and $25.79 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
1Canada$2.37 B
2Mexico$1.43 B
3Japan$407.3 M
4The Netherlands$389.29 M
5China$381.6 M
6United Kingdom$313.8 M
7Singapore$286.41 M
8United Arab Emirates$279.82 M
9Germany$249.82 M
10Brazil$224.65 M
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U.S. exports of Computers decreased 12.52 percent through May to $9.38 billion

U.S. exports of Computers decreased 12.52 percent from $10.72 billion to $9.38 billion through the first five 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 13 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 12 for the last full year with a total value of $25.79 billion, a $878.06 million, 3.29 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources 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 Int’l Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 9.52 percent compared to last year to $1.07 billion.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 10.56 percent compared to last year to $849.46 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 12.96 percent compared to last year to $702.76 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 0.31 percent compared to last year to $588.38 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 31.03 percent compared to last year to $558.46 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 from No. 1 Canada increased $124.28 million, 2.05 percent, (66.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $569.04 million, 11.25 percent, (47.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 The Netherlands increased $2.67 million, 0.23 percent, (12.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 China decreased $231.88 million, 17.53 percent, (11.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Japan increased $82.05 million, 8.52 percent, (11.14 percent market share).

All totaled, 54.19 percent of all these Computers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $13.97 billion of the $25.79 billion total.

All totaled, 40.18 percent of all these Computers exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $3.77 billion of the $9.38 billion total