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

Exports: Cell phones, related equipment

Cell phones, related equipment, the No. 8 export by value totaled $2.95 billion for the month of November, $29.52 billion through November of 2018, and $34.01 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
1Hong Kong$4.11 B
2Mexico$4.03 B
3Canada$3.86 B
4The Netherlands$1.83 B
5United Arab Emirates$1.39 B
6China$983.54 M
7Paraguay$960.59 M
8United Kingdom$775.33 M
9Singapore$757.46 M
10Japan$742.04 M
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January – November 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.52 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Miami International Airport $3,824,151,206
2Port of New Orleans $2,737,899,481
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,197,433,514
4Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $1,963,035,943
5Port Laredo $1,886,644,547
6Los Angeles International Airport $1,758,409,274
7Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $1,732,576,501
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,628,733,533
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $1,545,682,436
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $1,542,490,068

U.S. exports of Cell phones, related equipment decreased 3.67 percent through November to $29.52 billion

U.S. exports of Cell phones, related equipment decreased 3.67 percent from $30.64 billion to $29.52 billion through the first 11 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 8 through November among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 7 for the last full year with a total value of $34.01 billion, a $166.22 million, 0.49 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through November of this year the top trade partners 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 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Miami International Airport, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – November 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Hong Kong $4,107,584,894
2Mexico $4,026,859,231
3Canada $3,856,893,332
4The Netherlands $1,828,515,982
5United Arab Emirates $1,385,140,186
6China $983,541,613
7Paraguay $960,591,110
8United Kingdom $775,332,844
9Singapore $757,459,370
10Japan $742,042,318

January – November 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Miami $814,330,856
2New Orleans $522,533,119
3Laredo $428,926,635
4New York City $420,709,307
5Detroit $413,130,057
6Los Angeles $353,285,712
7Chicago $320,864,382
8Anchorage $315,636,175
9Dallas $303,075,082
10San Francisco $263,899,176

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 11 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Miami International Airport fell 8.31 percent compared to last year to $3.82 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 6.29 percent compared to last year to $2.74 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 1.89 percent compared to last year to $2.2 billion.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 8.4 percent compared to last year to $1.96 billion.
  • Port Laredo fell 6.02 percent compared to last year to $1.89 billion.

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 Hong Kong increased $273.11 million, 7.12 percent, (13.92 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $190.21 million, 4.96 percent, (13.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Canada increased $279.58 million, 7.82 percent, (13.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands decreased $55.98 million, 2.97 percent, (6.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Arab Emirates decreased $75.33 million, 5.16 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 51.51 percent of all these Cell phones, related equipment exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through November of this year. That is equal to $15.2 billion of the $29.52 billion total.

All totaled, 42.72 percent of all these Cell phones, related equipment exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through November of this year. That is equal to $12.61 billion of the $29.52 billion total