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

Imports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 126 import by value totaled $272.03 million for the month of February, $562.57 million through February 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$208.76 M
2China$106.86 M
3Thailand$67.74 M
4Malaysia$65.77 M
5South Korea$34.58 M
6Indonesia$24.09 M
7Japan$17.8 M
8Vietnam$14.72 M
9Hungary$7.37 M
10Germany$5.71 M
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U.S. imports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 4.68 percent through February to $562.57 million

U.S. imports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 4.68 percent from $590.18 million to $562.57 million through the first two 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 126 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 122 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 February 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 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Indonesia. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $208,757,771
2China $106,858,562
3Thailand $67,737,510
4Malaysia $65,769,471
5South Korea $34,583,636
6Indonesia $24,093,636
7Japan $17,798,710
8Vietnam $14,719,046
9Hungary $7,372,463
10Germany $5,707,608

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 21.91 percent compared to last year to $169.82 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 81.62 percent compared to last year to $89.94 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 23.84 percent compared to last year to $84.22 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 118.44 percent compared to last year to $35.09 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 51.63 percent compared to last year to $20.03 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 $8.81 million, 4.41 percent, (37.11 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $44.92 million, 29.59 percent, (18.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $4.68 million, 6.47 percent, (12.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Malaysia increased $19.93 million, 43.47 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $9.86 million, 39.89 percent, (6.15 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.98 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $483.71 million of the $562.57 million total.

All totaled, 70.94 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $399.1 million of the $562.57 million total