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

Exports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 213 export by value totaled $102.24 million for the month of September, $906.06 million through September 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$398.99 M
2Canada$332.46 M
3Brazil$33.13 M
4Italy$20.78 M
5Germany$18.56 M
6United Kingdom$16.05 M
7South Korea$14.14 M
8Japan$13.06 M
9Australia$7.61 M
10Paraguay$4.97 M
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $906.06 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $306,033,585
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $295,143,869
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $50,125,499
4Port of New Orleans $26,414,788
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $26,277,061
6Port of New York $24,447,980
7Brownsville International Bridges $20,749,420
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $15,066,025
9Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $11,245,846
10Miami International Airport $8,351,359

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 12.68 percent through September to $906.06 million

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 12.68 percent from $1.04 billion to $906.06 million through the first nine 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 213 through September among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 201 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 September of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Brazil, No. 4 Italy and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Brazil and No. 5 Japan. 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 – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $398,992,574
2Canada $332,462,421
3Brazil $33,134,580
4Italy $20,776,256
5Germany $18,558,895
6United Kingdom $16,045,328
7South Korea $14,136,321
8Japan $13,061,411
9Australia $7,614,448
10Paraguay $4,968,852

January – September 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 nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 14.15 percent compared to last year to $306.03 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.63 percent compared to last year to $295.14 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 20.94 percent compared to last year to $50.13 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 2.52 percent compared to last year to $26.41 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 17.49 percent compared to last year to $26.28 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 $49.24 million, 14.08 percent, (44.04 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $50.16 million, 13.11 percent, (36.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $16.85 million, 33.71 percent, (3.66 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy decreased $12.53 million, 37.62 percent, (2.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $39.44 million, 68 percent, (2.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.73 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $803.92 million of the $906.06 million total.

All totaled, 77.7 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $703.99 million of the $906.06 million total

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