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

Imports: TVs, computer monitors

TVs, computer monitors, the No. 17 import by value totaled $1.76 billion for the month of March, $5.43 billion through March of 2019, and $24.16 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$3 B
2Mexico$1.8 B
3Thailand$135.03 M
4South Korea$88.47 M
5Japan$85.74 M
6Taiwan$70.27 M
7Philippines$53.86 M
8Indonesia$48.3 M
9Belgium$31.88 M
10Canada$26.87 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.43 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,647,158,727
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $1,075,517,965
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $643,468,181
4Port of Long Beach $309,040,636
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $152,265,475
6Chicago O’Hare International Airport $124,139,171
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $122,290,038
8El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $111,433,675
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $103,628,303
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $102,238,206

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors increased 18.23 percent through March to $5.43 billion

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors increased 18.23 percent from $4.59 billion to $5.43 billion through the first three 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 17 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 19 for the last full year with a total value of $24.16 billion, a $147.67 million, 0.61 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, 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 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,998,263,374
2Mexico $1,801,851,850
3Thailand $135,025,205
4South Korea $88,474,243
5Japan $85,741,984
6Taiwan $70,270,005
7Philippines $53,858,399
8Indonesia $48,303,618
9Belgium $31,879,027
10Canada $26,874,003

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $2,787,928,049
2San Diego $1,940,462,324
3Laredo $957,603,492
4Chicago $378,818,025
5Seattle $302,738,901
6New Orleans $299,687,027
7Atlanta/Savannah $198,602,688
8San Francisco $185,156,708
9El Paso $163,451,796
10New York City $154,765,427

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 rose 13.98 percent compared to last year to $1.65 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 15.89 percent compared to last year to $1.08 billion.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 26.89 percent compared to last year to $643.47 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 24.05 percent compared to last year to $309.04 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 255.23 percent compared to last year to $152.27 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 increased $525.53 million, 21.25 percent, (55.21 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $311.18 million, 20.87 percent, (33.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $51.95 million, 62.54 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $14.67 million, 19.87 percent, (1.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $35.5 million, 29.28 percent, (1.58 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.09 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $5.11 billion of the $5.43 billion total.

All totaled, 70.48 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $3.83 billion of the $5.43 billion total