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

Imports: Video game consoles

Video game consoles, the No. 123 import by value totaled $328.19 million for the month of June, $1.63 billion through June of 2020, and $5.96 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
1China$960.81 M
2Vietnam$292.11 M
3Japan$74.47 M
4Mexico$55.62 M
5South Korea$45.72 M
6Taiwan$36.16 M
7Malaysia$27.38 M
8Philippines$14.85 M
9Austria$13.58 M
10Germany$13.32 M
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U.S. imports of Video game consoles decreased 14.60 percent through June to $1.63 billion

U.S. imports of Video game consoles decreased 14.60 percent from $1.91 billion to $1.63 billion through the first six 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 123 through June among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 118 for the last full year with a total value of $5.96 billion, a $1.78 billion, 23.03 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through June of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 371.3 percent compared to last year to $330.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 46.01 percent compared to last year to $263.65 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 52.74 percent compared to last year to $243.91 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 263.41 percent compared to last year to $126.99 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.53 percent compared to last year to $80.47 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 decreased $546.17 million, 36.24 percent, (58.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $286.84 million, 5443.78 percent, (17.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $32.91 million, 79.19 percent, (4.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico decreased $29.86 million, 34.93 percent, (3.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $28.8 million, 38.64 percent, (2.8 percent market share).

All totaled, 87.45 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through June of this year. That is equal to $1.43 billion of the $1.63 billion total.

All totaled, 63.99 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through June of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.63 billion total