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

Imports: Video game consoles

Video game consoles, the No. 65 import by value totaled $1.09 billion for the month of October, $6.42 billion through October of 2018, and $6.65 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$5.61 B
2Mexico$185.68 M
3South Korea$156.48 M
4Japan$96.61 M
5Taiwan$40.94 M
6Philippines$32.47 M
7Canada$31.77 M
8United Kingdom$27.68 M
9Hong Kong$22.43 M
10Vietnam$20.73 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.42 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,268,650,203
2Port of Los Angeles $1,216,801,928
3Chicago O’Hare International Airport $845,338,830
4Port of Long Beach $343,064,302
5Louisville, International Airport, Ky. $162,389,088
6Port of Seattle, Wash. $150,814,397
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $143,909,024
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $120,734,087
9Port of Newark $120,129,065
10Port of Virginia $94,454,930

U.S. imports of Video game consoles increased 25.68 percent through October to $6.42 billion

U.S. imports of Video game consoles increased 25.68 percent from $5.11 billion to $6.42 billion through the first 10 months of 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 65 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 71 for the last full year with a total value of $6.65 billion, a $1.23 billion, 22.68 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Long Beach and No. 5 Louisville, International Airport, Ky..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Taiwan. 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 Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,614,025,424
2Mexico $185,678,363
3South Korea $156,475,894
4Japan $96,614,449
5Taiwan $40,941,396
6Philippines $32,474,930
7Canada $31,765,297
8United Kingdom $27,684,554
9Hong Kong $22,427,303
10Vietnam $20,732,710

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $476,385,047
2Los Angeles $217,807,687
3Chicago $149,089,714
4Laredo $33,069,289
5Cleveland $32,831,505
6San Francisco $31,078,876
7New York City $20,755,394
8Atlanta/Savannah $19,371,474
9Detroit $12,262,879
10New Orleans $8,520,903

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 65.86 percent compared to last year to $2.27 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.02 percent compared to last year to $1.22 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 11.91 percent compared to last year to $845.34 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 59.65 percent compared to last year to $343.06 million.
  • Louisville, International Airport, Ky. rose 67.47 percent compared to last year to $162.39 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 $1.2 billion, 27.22 percent, (87.45 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $18.59 million, 9.1 percent, (2.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $54.26 million, 53.08 percent, (2.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $25.8 million, 36.43 percent, (1.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan decreased $15.76 million, 27.8 percent, (0.64 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 94.92 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $6.09 billion of the $6.42 billion total.

All totaled, 75.33 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.84 billion of the $6.42 billion total