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

Exports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 213 export by value totaled $96.9 million for the month of August, $803.82 million through August 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$356.14 M
2Canada$294.96 M
3Brazil$29.15 M
4Italy$18.72 M
5Germany$17.71 M
6United Kingdom$15.54 M
7South Korea$12.23 M
8Japan$9.89 M
9Australia$6.94 M
10Paraguay$4.73 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $803.82 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $271,174,978
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $260,991,291
3Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $46,652,533
4Port of New Orleans $25,329,838
5Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $25,003,961
6Port of New York $22,150,745
7Brownsville International Bridges $18,410,084
8Low-Valued Imports and Exports $13,555,858
9Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $10,667,861
10Miami International Airport $7,845,132

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 12.13 percent through August to $803.82 million

U.S. exports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 12.13 percent from $914.81 million to $803.82 million through the first eight 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 August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 203 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 August 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $356,143,936
2Canada $294,962,695
3Brazil $29,153,388
4Italy $18,723,449
5Germany $17,712,155
6United Kingdom $15,543,888
7South Korea $12,230,677
8Japan $9,887,607
9Australia $6,944,063
10Paraguay $4,726,538

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 14.53 percent compared to last year to $271.17 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 14.82 percent compared to last year to $260.99 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 39.82 percent compared to last year to $46.65 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 17.42 percent compared to last year to $25.33 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 12.32 percent compared to last year to $25 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 $49.81 million, 16.26 percent, (44.31 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $45.57 million, 13.38 percent, (36.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Brazil decreased $16.64 million, 36.34 percent, (3.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Italy decreased $10.15 million, 35.14 percent, (2.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $32.9 million, 65 percent, (2.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 89.16 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $716.7 million of the $803.82 million total.

All totaled, 78.27 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $629.15 million of the $803.82 million total