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

Exports: Computer chips

Computer chips, the No. 4 export by value totaled $3.32 billion for the month of May, $18.02 billion through May of 2020, and $40.1 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
1Mexico$4.26 B
2China$4.05 B
3Hong Kong$1.38 B
4South Korea$1.37 B
5Taiwan$1.36 B
6Malaysia$1.1 B
7Singapore$529.14 M
8Vietnam$524.95 M
9Philippines$519.35 M
10Canada$498.87 M
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U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 15.36 percent through May to $18.02 billion

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 15.36 percent from $15.62 billion to $18.02 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 4 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 6 for the last full year with a total value of $40.1 billion, a $2.41 billion, 6.39 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources 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 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources 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 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 15.51 percent compared to last year to $2.67 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 18.51 percent compared to last year to $2.44 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 4.49 percent compared to last year to $2.19 billion.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 702.01 percent compared to last year to $1.69 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 13.89 percent compared to last year to $1.44 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 from No. 1 Mexico increased $2.06 billion, 29.95 percent, (49.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 China increased $2.05 billion, 33.66 percent, (45.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $379.8 million, 10.14 percent, (18.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $110.16 million, 3.48 percent, (16.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $219.66 million, 7.07 percent, (16.03 percent market share).

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

All totaled, 57.93 percent of all these Computer chips exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $10.44 billion of the $18.02 billion total