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

Exports: Video game consoles

Video game consoles, the No. 141 export by value totaled $209.61 million for the month of August, $1.42 billion through August of 2019, and $2.9 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
1Canada$418.71 M
2Mexico$256.37 M
3United Kingdom$59.77 M
4Australia$56.22 M
5Chile$48.26 M
6The Netherlands$39.62 M
7Peru$36.53 M
8Hong Kong$34.34 M
9Paraguay$32.54 M
10Colombia$30.16 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.42 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $132,949,228
2Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $102,950,363
3Miami International Airport $94,941,973
4Port of Long Beach $90,722,929
5Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $86,412,836
6Port of Virginia $84,743,430
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $75,935,095
8Los Angeles International Airport $68,225,608
9Port Everglades, Fla. $66,997,471
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $58,363,152

U.S. exports of Video game consoles decreased 17.56 percent through August to $1.42 billion

U.S. exports of Video game consoles decreased 17.56 percent from $1.73 billion to $1.42 billion 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 141 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 126 for the last full year with a total value of $2.9 billion, a $187.1 million, 6.06 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Australia and No. 5 Chile. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Miami International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Peru, No. 4 Chile and No. 5 Paraguay. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Miami International Airport, No. 3 Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $418,713,538
2Mexico $256,366,855
3United Kingdom $59,767,423
4Australia $56,221,136
5Chile $48,260,925
6The Netherlands $39,619,859
7Peru $36,525,979
8Hong Kong $34,336,965
9Paraguay $32,537,298
10Colombia $30,161,359

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $188,684,381
2Detroit $141,151,866
3Los Angeles $133,248,405
4Laredo $129,197,517
5Seattle $105,823,739
6Great Falls, Mont. $40,395,080
7San Diego $39,345,508
8San Francisco $30,688,478
9New York City $28,123,813
10Norfolk $25,923,607

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 fell 25.69 percent compared to last year to $132.95 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 0.82 percent compared to last year to $102.95 million.
  • Miami International Airport fell 44.08 percent compared to last year to $94.94 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 13.47 percent compared to last year to $90.72 million.
  • Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. fell 4.57 percent compared to last year to $86.41 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 $67.78 million, 13.93 percent, (29.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $33.37 million, 11.52 percent, (18.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $1.8 million, 3.1 percent, (4.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Australia increased $1.92 million, 3.53 percent, (3.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Chile decreased $21.32 million, 30.64 percent, (3.39 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.95 percent of all these Video game consoles exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $839.33 million of the $1.42 billion total.

All totaled, 35.68 percent of all these Video game consoles exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $507.98 million of the $1.42 billion total