Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Vehicle audio systems

Vehicle audio systems, the No. 157 import by value totaled $96.01 million for the month of May, $994.71 million through May of 2020, and $3.42 billion for all of 2019, 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$306.17 M
2Thailand$195.35 M
3China$129.02 M
4South Korea$108.52 M
5Malaysia$89.91 M
6Hungary$49.43 M
7Indonesia$36.31 M
8Vietnam$21.39 M
9Japan$14.22 M
10Taiwan$13.23 M
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U.S. imports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 28.83 percent through May to $994.71 million

U.S. imports of Vehicle audio systems decreased 28.83 percent from $1.4 billion to $994.71 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 157 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 127 for the last full year with a total value of $3.42 billion, a $182.36 million, 5.06 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Malaysia. 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, 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 Laredo, No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Port of Long Beach, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 32.31 percent compared to last year to $255.74 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 40.2 percent compared to last year to $147.78 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 52.59 percent compared to last year to $103.03 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 5.14 percent compared to last year to $75.6 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport rose 50.94 percent compared to last year to $61 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 decreased $263.67 million, 46.27 percent, (30.78 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Thailand increased $31.17 million, 18.99 percent, (19.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $75.65 million, 36.96 percent, (12.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $12.03 million, 12.47 percent, (10.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $62.37 million, 40.96 percent, (9.04 percent market share).

All totaled, 83.34 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $828.97 million of the $994.71 million total.

All totaled, 64.66 percent of all these Vehicle audio systems imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $643.16 million of the $994.71 million total