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

Imports: TVs, computer monitors

TVs, computer monitors, the No. 16 import by value totaled $2.1 billion for the month of July, $13.35 billion through July 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$7.36 B
2Mexico$4.49 B
3Thailand$309.08 M
4South Korea$200.14 M
5Taiwan$188.76 M
6Japan$165.03 M
7Philippines$137.39 M
8Belgium$86.56 M
9Indonesia$85.08 M
10Canada$61.73 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,974,846,833
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $2,753,229,834
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,487,101,907
4Port of Long Beach $713,472,187
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $423,235,640
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $405,174,943
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $308,275,850
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $286,894,330
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $279,734,154
10Los Angeles International Airport $229,949,362

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors increased 14.42 percent through July to $13.35 billion

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors increased 14.42 percent from $11.67 billion to $13.35 billion through the first seven 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 16 through July 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 July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 South Korea 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 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $7,364,418,368
2Mexico $4,489,731,032
3Thailand $309,075,394
4South Korea $200,140,227
5Taiwan $188,759,753
6Japan $165,029,761
7Philippines $137,385,110
8Belgium $86,563,273
9Indonesia $85,081,224
10Canada $61,729,282

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 6.34 percent compared to last year to $3.97 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 8.04 percent compared to last year to $2.75 billion.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 12.94 percent compared to last year to $1.49 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 23.96 percent compared to last year to $713.47 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 80.93 percent compared to last year to $423.24 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 $1.24 billion, 20.31 percent, (55.16 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $457.26 million, 11.34 percent, (33.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $95.56 million, 44.75 percent, (2.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $11.01 million, 5.82 percent, (1.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $26.06 million, 12.13 percent, (1.41 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.01 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $12.55 billion of the $13.35 billion total.

All totaled, 70.04 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $9.35 billion of the $13.35 billion total