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

Imports: TVs, computer monitors

TVs, computer monitors, the No. 17 import by value totaled $2.24 billion for the month of December, $24.16 billion through December 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$12.49 B
2Mexico$9.03 B
3Japan$452.64 M
4Thailand$437.1 M
5Taiwan$371.79 M
6South Korea$356.17 M
7Philippines$217.04 M
8Belgium$133.56 M
9Vietnam$129.76 M
10Indonesia$112.18 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $24.16 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $7,422,262,804
2Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $5,907,173,732
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $2,685,834,522
4Port of Long Beach $1,611,592,836
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $517,980,013
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $517,808,094
7El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $465,191,831
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $447,626,409
9Calexico/Mexicali (East) Border Crossing, Calif. $409,847,216
10Los Angeles International Airport $398,901,236

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors decreased 0.61 percent through December to $24.16 billion

U.S. imports of TVs, computer monitors decreased 0.61 percent from $24.31 billion to $24.16 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 17 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $12,492,724,832
2Mexico $9,026,945,761
3Japan $452,635,850
4Thailand $437,103,452
5Taiwan $371,792,389
6South Korea $356,168,086
7Philippines $217,036,101
8Belgium $133,556,215
9Vietnam $129,762,281
10Indonesia $112,177,798

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $1,963,341,620
2San Diego $1,181,562,112
3Laredo $602,102,121
4Chicago $254,088,836
5New Orleans $218,289,882
6Seattle $150,711,785
7Atlanta/Savannah $144,122,483
8San Francisco $133,724,035
9El Paso $115,366,524
10New York City $97,765,162

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 0.06 percent compared to last year to $7.42 billion.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 10.25 percent compared to last year to $5.91 billion.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 3.95 percent compared to last year to $2.69 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 2.3 percent compared to last year to $1.61 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 11.39 percent compared to last year to $517.98 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 $1.03 billion, 8.99 percent, (51.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $752.97 million, 7.7 percent, (37.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $93.62 million, 17.14 percent, (1.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $1.23 million, 0.28 percent, (1.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $11.48 million, 3.18 percent, (1.54 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.29 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $22.78 billion of the $24.16 billion total.

All totaled, 75.1 percent of all these TVs, computer monitors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $18.14 billion of the $24.16 billion total