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

Exports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 199 export by value totaled $122.34 million for the month of October, $1.16 billion through October of 2018, and $1.43 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
1Canada$430.59 M
2Mexico$400.16 M
3Germany$63.38 M
4Brazil$52.09 M
5Japan$41.25 M
6Italy$34.56 M
7Austria$15.09 M
8United Kingdom$13.11 M
9India$8.88 M
10Turkey$7.6 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.16 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $385,422,705
2Port Laredo $302,894,326
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $50,911,848
4Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $49,203,858
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $36,058,596
6Port of Virginia $30,625,086
7Port of New Orleans $29,194,728
8Port of New York $28,374,351
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $22,220,835
10Brownsville International Bridges $22,211,434

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 2.50 percent through October to $1.16 billion

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 2.50 percent from $1.19 billion to $1.16 billion through the first 10 months of 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 199 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 192 for the last full year with a total value of $1.43 billion, a $114.78 million, 8.74 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Brazil. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $430,590,842
2Mexico $400,156,907
3Germany $63,375,093
4Brazil $52,093,448
5Japan $41,249,645
6Italy $34,564,506
7Austria $15,090,809
8United Kingdom $13,113,505
9India $8,875,342
10Turkey $7,596,938

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $86,193,101
2Laredo $66,081,313
3Los Angeles $14,674,601
4Dallas $11,587,743
5Charleston $8,518,807
6New Orleans $7,471,351
7New York City $6,669,597
8Phoenix/Nogales $5,879,380
9Norfolk $5,498,159
10Miami $3,470,870

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 4.66 percent compared to last year to $385.42 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 1.37 percent compared to last year to $302.89 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 378.83 percent compared to last year to $50.91 million.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. rose 1692.15 percent compared to last year to $49.2 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 37.95 percent compared to last year to $36.06 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 Canada decreased $35.08 million, 7.53 percent, (37.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $37.08 million, 10.21 percent, (34.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany decreased $12.74 million, 16.74 percent, (5.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Brazil decreased $1.22 million, 2.29 percent, (4.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan decreased $42.49 million, 50.74 percent, (3.56 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.13 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $987.47 million of the $1.16 billion total.

All totaled, 71.08 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $824.49 million of the $1.16 billion total