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

Exports: Computer chips

Computer chips, the No. 6 export by value totaled $3.43 billion for the month of September, $29.34 billion through September 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
1Mexico$6.19 B
2China$6.01 B
3Hong Kong$2.47 B
4South Korea$2.29 B
5Taiwan$2.11 B
6Malaysia$1.94 B
7Philippines$1.35 B
8Canada$1.12 B
9Singapore$874.87 M
10Vietnam$795.33 M
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January – September 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $29.34 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Los Angeles International Airport $3,894,437,249
2Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $3,729,031,180
3San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $3,530,054,671
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $2,464,981,601
5Port of New Orleans $2,157,684,338
6Seattle-Tacoma International Airport $2,135,608,649
7Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $1,669,522,757
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,608,829,499
9Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $1,131,123,904
10Miami International Airport $891,856,350

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 4.17 percent through September to $29.34 billion

U.S. exports of Computer chips increased 4.17 percent from $28.16 billion to $29.34 billion through the first nine 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 September 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 September 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 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 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full 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 San Francisco International Airport, Calif. and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – September 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,193,293,189
2China $6,009,531,729
3Hong Kong $2,474,808,745
4South Korea $2,294,551,775
5Taiwan $2,105,596,903
6Malaysia $1,939,483,570
7Philippines $1,353,657,948
8Canada $1,116,137,958
9Singapore $874,865,222
10Vietnam $795,332,775

January – September 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 nine months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 13.3 percent compared to last year to $3.89 billion.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 11.05 percent compared to last year to $3.73 billion.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 79.97 percent compared to last year to $3.53 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 3.45 percent compared to last year to $2.46 billion.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 4.1 percent compared to last year to $2.16 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 $893.69 million, 16.86 percent, (21.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 China increased $1.82 billion, 43.56 percent, (20.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Hong Kong decreased $366.08 million, 12.89 percent, (8.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 South Korea decreased $188.31 million, 7.58 percent, (7.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Taiwan decreased $127.74 million, 5.72 percent, (7.18 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.03 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through September of this year. That is equal to $19.08 billion of the $29.34 billion total.

All totaled, 53.78 percent of all these Computer chips exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through September of this year. That is equal to $15.78 billion of the $29.34 billion total

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