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

Exports: Electric sound or visual signaling equipment

Electric sound or visual signaling equipment, the No. 161 export by value totaled $103.47 million for the month of May, $665.65 million through May of 2020, and $1.9 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$110.54 M
2Mexico$100.15 M
3United Kingdom$54.12 M
4China$34.66 M
5The Netherlands$28.23 M
6France$26.62 M
7Japan$23.71 M
8Singapore$22.92 M
9Germany$21.99 M
10Brazil$20.51 M
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U.S. exports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment decreased 17.65 percent through May to $665.65 million

U.S. exports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment decreased 17.65 percent from $808.35 million to $665.65 million 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 161 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 152 for the last full year with a total value of $1.9 billion, a $35.14 million, 1.82 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Miami Int’l Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 France and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Los Angeles 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:

  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 2.83 percent compared to last year to $89.7 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 12.39 percent compared to last year to $65.14 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 5.63 percent compared to last year to $40.29 million.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 25.95 percent compared to last year to $37.28 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 8.62 percent compared to last year to $32.37 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 decreased $68.05 million, 16.45 percent, (51.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Canada increased $30.03 million, 9.55 percent, (51.76 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 United Kingdom increased $8.68 million, 7.5 percent, (18.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 France increased $11.98 million, 14.75 percent, (14.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Singapore decreased $8.41 million, 11.16 percent, (10.06 percent market share).

All totaled, 51.43 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $974.72 million of the $1.9 billion total.

All totaled, 39.78 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $264.79 million of the $665.65 million total