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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing

Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing, the No. 17 export by value totaled $1.55 billion for the month of December, $18.23 billion through December of 2018, and $17.56 billion for all of 2017, 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
1South Korea$4.56 B
2China$3.73 B
3Taiwan$2.78 B
4Japan$2.76 B
5Singapore$1.6 B
6The Netherlands$792.03 M
7Israel$481.57 M
8Germany$340.66 M
9France$179.67 M
10Ireland$176.79 M
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U.S. exports of Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing increased 3.84 percent through December to $18.23 billion

U.S. exports of Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing increased 3.84 percent from $17.56 billion to $18.23 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 17 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 17 for the last full year with a total value of $17.56 billion, a $4.78 billion, 37.38 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 South Korea, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Singapore. The leading gateways were No. 1 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1South Korea $4,562,497,855
2China $3,729,137,085
3Taiwan $2,776,795,170
4Japan $2,757,991,576
5Singapore $1,601,508,618
6The Netherlands $792,026,893
7Israel $481,570,377
8Germany $340,660,912
9France $179,669,751
10Ireland $176,785,892

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1SAN FRANCISCO, CA $4,020,670,330
2DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $1,956,177,966
3NEW YORK CITY, NY $1,077,334,934
4LOS ANGELES, CA $793,026,886
5SEATTLE, WA $500,068,532
6CHICAGO, IL $199,089,898
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $132,291,090
8ANCHORAGE, AK $131,458,282
9CLEVELAND, OH $94,473,576
10SAVANNAH, GA $63,953,662

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 6.78 percent compared to last year to $7.13 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 16.64 percent compared to last year to $3.46 billion.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 11.95 percent compared to last year to $2.2 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 68.88 percent compared to last year to $2.1 billion.
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport rose 43.54 percent compared to last year to $627.17 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 South Korea decreased $1.17 billion, 20.37 percent, (25.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $1.16 billion, 45.02 percent, (20.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Taiwan decreased $551.34 million, 16.57 percent, (15.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $532.9 million, 23.95 percent, (15.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Singapore increased $294.49 million, 22.53 percent, (8.79 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.63 percent of all these Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $15.43 billion of the $18.23 billion total.

All totaled, 85.1 percent of all these Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $15.51 billion of the $18.23 billion total