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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2019.

Exports: Computer chips

Computer chips, the No. 6 export by value totaled $3.18 billion for the month of May, $15.62 billion through May of 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

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1China$3.53 B
2Mexico$2.67 B
3Hong Kong$1.31 B
4South Korea$1.25 B
5Malaysia$1.06 B
6Taiwan$1.05 B
7Philippines$766.21 M
8Canada$654.38 M
9Germany$467.84 M
10Singapore$465.36 M
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U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 0.20 percent through May to $15.62 billion

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 0.20 percent from $15.59 billion to $15.62 billion through the first five months of 2019 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 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 $37.69 billion, a $434.5 million, 1.14 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Hong Kong. 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 – May 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,525,680,726
2Mexico $2,674,088,424
3Hong Kong $1,311,441,882
4South Korea $1,253,553,601
5Malaysia $1,061,519,025
6Taiwan $1,053,698,575
7Philippines $766,207,257
8Canada $654,376,241
9Germany $467,844,273
10Singapore $465,356,664

January – May 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 through through the first five months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 100.59 percent compared to last year to $2.31 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 11.5 percent compared to last year to $2.1 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 13.79 percent compared to last year to $2.06 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 2.34 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.13 percent compared to last year to $1.2 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 China increased $1.27 billion, 56.58 percent, (22.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $411.31 million, 13.33 percent, (17.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $122.08 million, 8.52 percent, (8.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $202.74 million, 13.92 percent, (8.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia decreased $423.84 million, 28.53 percent, (6.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.91 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $9.83 billion of the $15.62 billion total.

All totaled, 57.24 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $8.94 billion of the $15.62 billion total