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

Imports: Electric sound or visual signaling equipment

Electric sound or visual signaling equipment, the No. 144 import by value totaled $235.4 million for the month of June, $1.36 billion through June of 2020, and $3.54 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$375.72 M
2Mexico$278.31 M
3Vietnam$140.23 M
4Taiwan$104.31 M
5Germany$67.53 M
6Malaysia$45.98 M
7United Kingdom$43.51 M
8Canada$42.97 M
9Japan$36.43 M
10Israel$26.49 M
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U.S. imports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment decreased 22.41 percent through June to $1.36 billion

U.S. imports of Electric sound or visual signaling equipment decreased 22.41 percent from $1.75 billion to $1.36 billion through the first six 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 144 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 122 for the last full year with a total value of $3.54 billion, a $134.15 million, 3.65 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June 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 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Ysleta, Texas.

In the last previous full 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 Port of Newark and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 28.59 percent compared to last year to $203.19 million.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas fell 16.84 percent compared to last year to $120.22 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 69.34 percent compared to last year to $96.05 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 7.79 percent compared to last year to $91.8 million.
  • Ysleta, Texas totaled $84.03 million. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $163.43 million, 30.31 percent, (27.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $171.4 million, 38.11 percent, (20.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $10.32 million, 7.95 percent, (10.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $6.08 million, 5.51 percent, (7.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $9.76 million, 12.63 percent, (4.97 percent market share).

All totaled, 71.04 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $966.11 million of the $1.36 billion total.

All totaled, 43.77 percent of all these Electric sound or visual signaling equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $595.28 million of the $1.36 billion total