Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Computer chips

Computer chips, the No. 6 export by value totaled $3.64 billion for the month of December, $40.1 billion in 2019, and $37.69 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

Click on any of the countries in the chart below to gain access to the specific exports and imports between that country and (port), how it compares to other ports for trade with that country, how that trade has changed over time, and much more. Data available both by value and tonnage. Download data. If you are not a subscriber, you can learn more by clicking on the subscribe link.

Top Markets

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$8.92 B
2China$8.15 B
3Hong Kong$3.37 B
4South Korea$3.06 B
5Taiwan$2.89 B
6Malaysia$2.61 B
7Philippines$1.73 B
8Canada$1.52 B
9Singapore$1.2 B
10Vietnam$1.06 B
Data loading...

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 6.39 percent through December 2019 to $40.1 billion

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 6.39 percent from $37.69 billion to $40.1 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 6 in 2019 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 $37.69 billion, a $434.5 million, 1.14 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $8,922,124,612
2China $8,149,174,035
3Hong Kong $3,366,974,566
4South Korea $3,056,891,415
5Taiwan $2,888,638,804
6Malaysia $2,613,109,293
7Philippines $1,731,966,900
8Canada $1,516,670,403
9Singapore $1,202,282,456
10Vietnam $1,064,138,613

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,987,512,671
2Dallas $1,863,989,562
3San Francisco $1,401,275,218
4New Orleans $1,151,365,980
5Cleveland $1,047,219,725
6Seattle $904,017,391
7Laredo $688,597,055
8El Paso $644,877,642
9Anchorage $603,354,958
10New York City $387,766,298

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 5.54 percent compared to last year to $5.57 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 10.18 percent compared to last year to $4.95 billion.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 48.14 percent compared to last year to $4.69 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 4.04 percent compared to last year to $3.32 billion.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 22547 percent compared to last year to $2.94 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 Mexico increased $2.06 billion, 29.95 percent, (22.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $2.05 billion, 33.66 percent, (20.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $379.8 million, 10.14 percent, (8.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $110.16 million, 3.48 percent, (7.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $219.66 million, 7.07 percent, (7.2 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.8 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $26.38 billion of the $40.1 billion total.

All totaled, 53.52 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $21.46 billion of the $40.1 billion total