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

Imports: TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders

TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, the No. 56 import by value totaled $598.36 million for the month of February, $1.35 billion through February 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$421.62 M
2Japan$146.45 M
3Mexico$123.91 M
4Taiwan$115.89 M
5Vietnam$113.86 M
6Thailand$80.3 M
7Canada$73.31 M
8Germany$64.48 M
9Indonesia$31.92 M
10South Korea$26.57 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $292,108,497
2Los Angeles International Airport $169,023,532
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $93,925,862
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $66,639,090
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $62,461,488
6Port of Long Beach $62,152,028
7Port of New Orleans $60,591,439
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $49,847,260
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $46,338,980
10Port of Newark $41,656,103

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 13.87 percent through February to $1.35 billion

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 13.87 percent from $1.57 billion to $1.35 billion through the first two 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 56 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 48 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Vietnam. 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 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $421,624,026
2Japan $146,452,535
3Mexico $123,914,870
4Taiwan $115,890,161
5Vietnam $113,855,019
6Thailand $80,295,246
7Canada $73,306,985
8Germany $64,480,927
9Indonesia $31,917,931
10South Korea $26,569,172

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 8.08 percent compared to last year to $292.11 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 11.42 percent compared to last year to $169.02 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 9.22 percent compared to last year to $93.93 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 7.3 percent compared to last year to $66.64 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 84.24 percent compared to last year to $62.46 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 $312.96 million, 42.6 percent, (31.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $4.81 million, 3.4 percent, (10.84 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $47.29 million, 61.72 percent, (9.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $9.68 million, 9.11 percent, (8.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $56.08 million, 97.07 percent, (8.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.23 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $921.74 million of the $1.35 billion total.

All totaled, 50.65 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $684.16 million of the $1.35 billion total