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

Exports: Computer chips

Computer chips, the No. 6 export by value totaled $3.28 billion for the month of October, $31.44 billion through October of 2018, and $38.13 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
1Mexico$5.9 B
2China$4.8 B
3Hong Kong$3.12 B
4South Korea$2.72 B
5Malaysia$2.71 B
6Taiwan$2.52 B
7Canada$1.53 B
8Philippines$1.51 B
9Singapore$987.04 M
10Vietnam$903.14 M
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U.S. exports of Computer chips decreased 0.47 percent through October to $31.44 billion

U.S. exports of Computer chips decreased 0.47 percent from $31.59 billion to $31.44 billion through the first 10 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 6 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 5 for the last full year with a total value of $38.13 billion, a $2.99 billion, 8.50 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Hong Kong, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Malaysia. 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 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

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 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $5,896,681,897
2China $4,803,995,126
3Hong Kong $3,121,861,922
4South Korea $2,720,558,947
5Malaysia $2,712,955,047
6Taiwan $2,523,718,220
7Canada $1,534,931,300
8Philippines $1,510,027,742
9Singapore $987,043,466
10Vietnam $903,141,680

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,030,358,624
2Dallas $970,978,839
3Seattle $538,079,444
4New Orleans $529,413,937
5Cleveland $506,395,623
6San Francisco $460,366,422
7Laredo $357,739,108
8El Paso $336,192,692
9Anchorage $286,020,672
10New York City $206,659,031

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 6.79 percent compared to last year to $4.94 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 7.6 percent compared to last year to $4.64 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 10.02 percent compared to last year to $2.66 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 0.09 percent compared to last year to $2.5 billion.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 2.41 percent compared to last year to $2.23 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 $707.81 million, 13.64 percent, (18.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $449.96 million, 10.33 percent, (15.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $460.74 million, 12.86 percent, (9.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea increased $83.51 million, 3.17 percent, (8.65 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia decreased $784.64 million, 22.43 percent, (8.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 61.25 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $19.26 billion of the $31.44 billion total.

All totaled, 54 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $16.98 billion of the $31.44 billion total