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

Imports: TVs, computer monitors

TVs, computer monitors, the No. 18 import by value totaled $3.06 billion for the month of October, $19.18 billion through October of 2018, and $24.31 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$9.76 B
2Mexico$7.22 B
3Japan$394.53 M
4Thailand$324.63 M
5Taiwan$312.06 M
6South Korea$293.91 M
7Philippines$193.94 M
8Vietnam$121.38 M
9Belgium$111.67 M
10Indonesia$96.58 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $19.18 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $5,891,028,026
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $4,717,149,927
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $2,163,656,340
4Port of Long Beach $1,365,419,001
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $386,155,950
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $380,046,840
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $359,069,491
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $349,599,791
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $323,326,889
10Port of Oakland, Calif. $316,966,662

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors decreased 2.73 percent through October to $19.18 billion

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors decreased 2.73 percent from $19.72 billion to $19.18 billion through the first 10 months of 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 18 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 12 for the last full year with a total value of $24.31 billion, a $1.18 billion, 5.09 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Taiwan. 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.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 South Korea. 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 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $9,758,953,542
2Mexico $7,219,807,672
3Japan $394,531,013
4Thailand $324,630,769
5Taiwan $312,063,829
6South Korea $293,914,889
7Philippines $193,940,682
8Vietnam $121,383,344
9Belgium $111,670,147
10Indonesia $96,576,825

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,149,131,100
2San Diego $663,757,358
3Laredo $393,081,604
4Chicago $144,722,054
5New Orleans $143,071,944
6San Francisco $86,002,010
7El Paso $74,589,526
8Atlanta/Savannah $74,249,897
9Houston $47,951,018
10New York City $44,306,191

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.01 percent compared to last year to $5.89 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 10.28 percent compared to last year to $4.72 billion.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 2.14 percent compared to last year to $2.16 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.19 percent compared to last year to $1.37 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 2.94 percent compared to last year to $386.16 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 $532.54 million, 5.77 percent, (50.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $711.15 million, 8.97 percent, (37.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $80.2 million, 16.89 percent, (2.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $55.19 million, 14.53 percent, (1.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $4.54 million, 1.48 percent, (1.63 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.89 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $18.01 billion of the $19.18 billion total.

All totaled, 75.71 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $14.52 billion of the $19.18 billion total