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

Exports: Digital storage devices

Digital storage devices, the No. 55 export by value totaled $394 million for the month of May, $2.09 billion through May of 2020, and $4.85 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
1Mexico$697.12 M
2Canada$233.14 M
3China$163.59 M
4Taiwan$96.49 M
5The Netherlands$82.95 M
6Japan$71.42 M
7Czech Republic$63.54 M
8United Kingdom$59.41 M
9Germany$52.95 M
10Brazil$44.96 M
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U.S. exports of Digital storage devices increased 10.93 percent through May to $2.09 billion

U.S. exports of Digital storage devices increased 10.93 percent from $1.88 billion to $2.09 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 55 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 72 for the last full year with a total value of $4.85 billion, a $43.63 million, 0.89 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 2 empty, No. 3 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

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:

  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 780.94 percent compared to last year to $191.89 million.
  • empty totaled $163.61 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 5.13 percent compared to last year to $162.16 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 90.07 percent compared to last year to $153.89 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 36.44 percent compared to last year to $150.53 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 Mexico increased $78.31 million, 7.23 percent, (55.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada decreased $145.88 million, 15.61 percent, (37.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 China decreased $50.48 million, 11.47 percent, (18.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 The Netherlands increased $36.31 million, 20.64 percent, (10.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $33.24 million, 16.1 percent, (8.3 percent market share).

All totaled, 56.16 percent of all these Digital storage devices exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.72 billion of the $4.85 billion total.

All totaled, 39.4 percent of all these Digital storage devices exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $822.08 million of the $2.09 billion total