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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders

TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders, the No. 40 import by value totaled $977.34 million for the month of December, $11.29 billion through December of 2018, and $11.76 billion for all of 2017, 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$5.69 B
2Japan$1.1 B
3Taiwan$833.95 M
4Canada$651.66 M
5Thailand$593.02 M
6Germany$400.66 M
7Vietnam$380.9 M
8Mexico$352.05 M
9South Korea$199.65 M
10Malaysia$176.46 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $2,297,604,021
2Los Angeles International Airport $1,572,680,916
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $997,195,171
4Port of Long Beach $601,971,989
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $581,564,174
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $471,582,147
7Port of New Orleans $382,950,024
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $382,608,240
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $313,891,034
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $313,616,136

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 4.06 percent through December to $11.29 billion

U.S. imports of TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders decreased 4.06 percent from $11.76 billion to $11.29 billion in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 40 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 30 for the last full year with a total value of $11.76 billion, a $1.26 billion, 11.99 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Taiwan, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. 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 Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,692,099,388
2Japan $1,099,475,686
3Taiwan $833,945,196
4Canada $651,659,050
5Thailand $593,017,187
6Germany $400,655,589
7Vietnam $380,898,242
8Mexico $352,053,785
9South Korea $199,652,304
10Malaysia $176,456,585

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $790,557,071
2Chicago $242,834,073
3Cleveland $222,001,244
4Seattle $184,516,242
5New York City $182,761,315
6New Orleans $176,166,796
7Atlanta/Savannah $136,568,111
8San Francisco $131,405,347
9Laredo $69,299,989
10Dallas $58,986,566

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 14.25 percent compared to last year to $2.3 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 2.84 percent compared to last year to $1.57 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 14.82 percent compared to last year to $997.2 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 68.14 percent compared to last year to $601.97 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 41.46 percent compared to last year to $581.56 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 $267.86 million, 4.49 percent, (50.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $9.42 million, 0.85 percent, (9.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan decreased $365.67 million, 30.48 percent, (7.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $92.34 million, 16.51 percent, (5.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Thailand decreased $132.75 million, 18.29 percent, (5.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.6 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $8.87 billion of the $11.29 billion total.

All totaled, 53.62 percent of all these TV cameras, digital cameras, camcorders imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $6.05 billion of the $11.29 billion total