Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Exports: Cell phones, related equipment

Cell phones, related equipment, the No. 10 export by value totaled $1.81 billion for the month of May, $10.79 billion through May of 2020, and $30.69 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Hong Kong$1.58 B
2Canada$1.23 B
3Mexico$1.06 B
4The Netherlands$756.88 M
5United Arab Emirates$621.24 M
6Japan$385.14 M
7United Kingdom$331.64 M
8Australia$308.64 M
9Singapore$299.32 M
10China$295.86 M
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U.S. exports of Cell phones, related equipment decreased 13.40 percent through May to $10.79 billion

U.S. exports of Cell phones, related equipment decreased 13.40 percent from $12.46 billion to $10.79 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 10 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 8 for the last full year with a total value of $30.69 billion, a $1.73 billion, 5.33 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Hong Kong, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 United Arab Emirates. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of New Orleans, No. 2 Miami Int’l Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of New Orleans rose 3.45 percent compared to last year to $1.61 billion.
  • Miami Int’l Airport fell 27.51 percent compared to last year to $1.19 billion.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 4.53 percent compared to last year to $873.03 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 7.55 percent compared to last year to $739.22 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 7.9 percent compared to last year to $700.75 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 from No. 1 Hong Kong decreased $163.88 million, 3.58 percent, (40.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $715.53 million, 16.39 percent, (33.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Canada decreased $607.24 million, 14.39 percent, (33.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $81.06 million, 4.09 percent, (17.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 United Arab Emirates increased $39.13 million, 2.49 percent, (14.9 percent market share).

All totaled, 49.49 percent of all these Cell phones, related equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $15.19 billion of the $30.69 billion total.

All totaled, 47.38 percent of all these Cell phones, related equipment exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $5.11 billion of the $10.79 billion total