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

Imports: Electric sound or visual signaling equipment

Electric sound or visual signaling equipment, the No. 121 import by value totaled $259.38 million for the month of February, $589.61 million through February of 2019, and $3.67 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$192.48 M
2Mexico$139.79 M
3Vietnam$58.23 M
4Taiwan$37.46 M
5Germany$28.51 M
6Canada$20.13 M
7Malaysia$18.79 M
8United Kingdom$17.72 M
9Japan$11.83 M
10France$7.71 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $589.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $101,558,102
2El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $98,775,329
3Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $63,827,066
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $32,880,926
5Port of Newark $25,492,479
6Port of Long Beach $19,394,847
7Brownsville International Bridges $18,921,849
8Port of New Orleans $18,231,864
9Los Angeles International Airport $17,678,790
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $15,527,542

U.S. imports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment increased 11.29 percent through February to $589.61 million

U.S. imports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment increased 11.29 percent from $529.8 million to $589.61 million through the first two 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 121 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 134 for the last full year with a total value of $3.67 billion, a $184.09 million, 5.27 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $192,480,968
2Mexico $139,788,384
3Vietnam $58,228,025
4Taiwan $37,456,506
5Germany $28,507,876
6Canada $20,126,297
7Malaysia $18,787,808
8United Kingdom $17,721,834
9Japan $11,827,033
10France $7,705,532

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $193,305,453
2El Paso $143,294,921
3Chicago $125,367,165
4Laredo $72,775,520
5New York City $72,077,338
6Dallas $71,346,728
7Cleveland $64,434,776
8Detroit $54,644,876
9New Orleans $53,235,117
10Atlanta/Savannah $50,341,507

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.96 percent compared to last year to $101.56 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 90.02 percent compared to last year to $98.78 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas rose 263.45 percent compared to last year to $63.83 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 23.71 percent compared to last year to $32.88 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.08 percent compared to last year to $25.49 million.

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. imports from No. 1 China decreased $24.89 million, 11.45 percent, (32.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $42.99 million, 44.41 percent, (23.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $44.67 million, 329.63 percent, (9.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $2.17 million, 6.16 percent, (6.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $11.7 million, 69.57 percent, (4.84 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.42 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $456.46 million of the $589.61 million total.

All totaled, 54.7 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $322.53 million of the $589.61 million total