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

Imports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 127 import by value totaled $317.04 million for the month of August, $2.26 billion through August of 2019, and $3.6 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
1Mexico$956.59 M
2China$333.93 M
3Thailand$251.8 M
4Malaysia$228.03 M
5South Korea$161.04 M
6Indonesia$73 M
7Vietnam$65.73 M
8Hungary$57.48 M
9Japan$57.19 M
10Germany$26.99 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.26 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $584,263,672
2Port Laredo $404,923,914
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $386,005,817
4Port of Long Beach $108,902,068
5Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. $77,279,239
6Brownsville International Bridges $67,347,020
7Huntsville International Airport, Ala. $59,260,176
8Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $58,821,558
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $45,040,625
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $44,269,430

U.S. imports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 2.94 percent through August to $2.26 billion

U.S. imports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 2.94 percent from $2.33 billion to $2.26 billion through the first eight 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 127 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 125 for the last full year with a total value of $3.6 billion, a $438.55 million, 10.85 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $956,585,249
2China $333,925,938
3Thailand $251,797,029
4Malaysia $228,033,913
5South Korea $161,041,520
6Indonesia $73,003,221
7Vietnam $65,725,207
8Hungary $57,481,583
9Japan $57,189,098
10Germany $26,988,634

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $349,915,637
2Los Angeles $332,555,559
3Chicago $135,605,569
4Detroit $75,598,656
5Atlanta/Savannah $68,923,094
6Phoenix/Nogales $34,816,717
7San Francisco $26,237,237
8Charleston $24,299,971
9Cleveland $17,412,350
10Dallas $16,766,185

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 25.61 percent compared to last year to $584.26 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 75.91 percent compared to last year to $404.92 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 5.41 percent compared to last year to $386.01 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 24.96 percent compared to last year to $108.9 million.
  • Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, S.C. rose 373.84 percent compared to last year to $77.28 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 Mexico increased $169.55 million, 21.54 percent, (42.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $250.75 million, 42.89 percent, (14.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand increased $8.63 million, 3.55 percent, (11.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $40.35 million, 21.5 percent, (10.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $50.26 million, 45.37 percent, (7.13 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.5 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $1.93 billion of the $2.26 billion total.

All totaled, 69.12 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.56 billion of the $2.26 billion total