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

Imports: TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders

TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, the No. 54 import by value totaled $660.11 million for the month of March, $2.01 billion through March of 2020, and $10.93 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$583.18 M
2Japan$218.5 M
3Vietnam$181.08 M
4Mexico$178.64 M
5Taiwan$174.31 M
6Thailand$123.76 M
7Canada$117.28 M
8Germany$98.53 M
9Indonesia$56.25 M
10South Korea$44.77 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.01 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $371,503,945
2Los Angeles International Airport $273,862,406
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $159,242,165
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $99,254,612
5Port of New Orleans $93,999,350
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $91,246,460
7Port of Long Beach $87,164,164
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $81,277,931
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $70,472,285
10Port of Newark $58,464,607

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 12.49 percent through March to $2.01 billion

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 12.49 percent from $2.3 billion to $2.01 billion through the first three 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 54 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 49 for the last full year with a total value of $10.93 billion, a $355.38 million, 3.15 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $583,176,871
2Japan $218,502,314
3Vietnam $181,080,932
4Mexico $178,638,549
5Taiwan $174,314,865
6Thailand $123,761,178
7Canada $117,281,220
8Germany $98,533,899
9Indonesia $56,254,889
10South Korea $44,769,767

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $259,757,215
2Chicago $118,341,907
3Cleveland $82,911,029
4New Orleans $61,782,571
5San Francisco $56,158,989
6New York City $55,044,618
7Seattle $53,874,529
8Laredo $41,447,768
9Atlanta/Savannah $31,633,955
10Dallas $31,041,404

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 11.71 percent compared to last year to $371.5 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 8.07 percent compared to last year to $273.86 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 20.84 percent compared to last year to $159.24 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 3.1 percent compared to last year to $99.25 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 14.92 percent compared to last year to $94 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 $453.49 million, 43.74 percent, (29 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $8.14 million, 3.59 percent, (10.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $103.49 million, 133.37 percent, (9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $62.44 million, 53.73 percent, (8.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $10.98 million, 6.72 percent, (8.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.42 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.34 billion of the $2.01 billion total.

All totaled, 49.62 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $997.86 million of the $2.01 billion total