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

Exports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 194 export by value totaled $109.58 million for the month of February, $216.73 million through February of 2019, and $1.37 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$96.87 M
2Canada$72.05 M
3Brazil$7.32 M
4Germany$6.32 M
5Italy$5.46 M
6United Kingdom$4.18 M
7South Korea$4.17 M
8Kuwait$2.61 M
9Finland$2.45 M
10Paraguay$2.35 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $216.73 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $68,314,120
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $65,291,973
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $14,980,746
4Brownsville International Bridges $7,841,796
5Port of New York $6,459,135
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $6,174,686
7Port of New Orleans $5,962,481
8Miami International Airport $4,227,003
9Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $3,797,783
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,177,759

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 8.91 percent through February to $216.73 million

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 8.91 percent from $237.94 million to $216.73 million through the first two 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 194 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 189 for the last full year with a total value of $1.37 billion, a $53.81 million, 3.77 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Brownsville International Bridges and No. 5 Port of New York.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $96,871,201
2Canada $72,046,613
3Brazil $7,321,829
4Germany $6,319,486
5Italy $5,458,397
6United Kingdom $4,175,655
7South Korea $4,165,065
8Kuwait $2,606,585
9Finland $2,453,992
10Paraguay $2,353,984

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $158,812,168
2Laredo $135,772,273
3Los Angeles $18,389,314
4San Diego $17,789,163
5New York City $15,347,689
6Dallas $14,314,599
7New Orleans $14,290,187
8Charleston $13,716,388
9Miami $8,510,425
10Phoenix/Nogales $7,146,112

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 12.55 percent compared to last year to $68.31 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 16.71 percent compared to last year to $65.29 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 623.13 percent compared to last year to $14.98 million.
  • Brownsville International Bridges rose 63.03 percent compared to last year to $7.84 million.
  • Port of New York rose 21.6 percent compared to last year to $6.46 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 to No. 1 Mexico increased $21.73 million, 28.92 percent, (44.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $15.15 million, 17.38 percent, (33.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $3.09 million, 29.65 percent, (3.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $3.5 million, 35.64 percent, (2.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy decreased $442,416, 7.5 percent, (2.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 86.75 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $188.02 million of the $216.73 million total.

All totaled, 75.16 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $162.89 million of the $216.73 million total