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

Exports: Electric sound or visual signaling equipment

Electric sound or visual signaling equipment, the No. 149 export by value totaled $167.35 million for the month of August, $1.3 billion through August of 2019, and $1.93 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
1Mexico$239 M
2Canada$237.78 M
3United Kingdom$84.78 M
4France$66.2 M
5Singapore$44.04 M
6Brazil$43.54 M
7China$42.8 M
8The Netherlands$41.73 M
9Germany$40.51 M
10Japan$31.72 M
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U.S. exports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment increased 0.25 percent through August to $1.3 billion

U.S. exports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment increased 0.25 percent from $1.29 billion to $1.3 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 149 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 154 for the last full year with a total value of $1.93 billion, a $45.72 million, 2.43 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $239,002,787
2Canada $237,779,292
3United Kingdom $84,780,765
4France $66,204,865
5Singapore $44,036,614
6Brazil $43,535,579
7China $42,800,074
8The Netherlands $41,726,947
9Germany $40,511,929
10Japan $31,724,690

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $78,156,877
2Cleveland $69,154,431
3Miami $61,726,316
4New Orleans $48,933,319
5New York City $44,495,164
6Los Angeles $40,742,735
7Detroit $37,397,564
8Chicago $33,789,274
9El Paso $28,773,597
10Atlanta/Savannah $27,061,329

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:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 9.32 percent compared to last year to $140.48 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 19.4 percent compared to last year to $103.58 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 12.16 percent compared to last year to $87.27 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.18 percent compared to last year to $66.85 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 35.24 percent compared to last year to $64.23 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 to No. 1 Mexico decreased $51.96 million, 17.86 percent, (18.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $29.39 million, 14.1 percent, (18.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $6.97 million, 8.96 percent, (6.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 France increased $10.58 million, 19.01 percent, (5.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore decreased $8.79 million, 16.63 percent, (3.4 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.87 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $671.8 million of the $1.3 billion total.

All totaled, 35.7 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $462.41 million of the $1.3 billion total