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

Imports: Video game consoles

Video game consoles, the No. 141 import by value totaled $207.59 million for the month of February, $510.77 million through February of 2019, and $7.74 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
1China$392.56 M
2Mexico$25.85 M
3South Korea$17.42 M
4Japan$11.76 M
5Austria$6.49 M
6Taiwan$6.36 M
7Indonesia$5.36 M
8Germany$5.01 M
9Philippines$4.93 M
10Canada$4.25 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $510.77 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $136,587,295
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $94,822,866
3Port of Long Beach $27,786,278
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $22,357,494
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $22,264,461
6Port of Newark $21,559,031
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $17,497,414
8Port of Virginia $12,994,341
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $12,394,519
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $11,705,924

U.S. imports of Video game consoles decreased 52.33 percent through February to $510.77 million

U.S. imports of Video game consoles decreased 52.33 percent from $1.07 billion to $510.77 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 141 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 70 for the last full year with a total value of $7.74 billion, a $1.09 billion, 16.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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 Louisville, International Airport, Ky..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $392,561,719
2Mexico $25,849,784
3South Korea $17,416,987
4Japan $11,762,955
5Austria $6,494,474
6Taiwan $6,355,658
7Indonesia $5,357,295
8Germany $5,011,608
9Philippines $4,930,508
10Canada $4,253,211

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Seattle $785,520,057
2Los Angeles $489,541,491
3Chicago $481,676,991
4Cleveland $102,090,059
5San Francisco $84,742,584
6Laredo $56,664,052
7Atlanta/Savannah $51,967,365
8New York City $50,965,792
9Detroit $34,677,398
10Miami $30,667,139

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 29.25 percent compared to last year to $136.59 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 28.2 percent compared to last year to $94.82 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 44.86 percent compared to last year to $27.79 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 29.99 percent compared to last year to $22.36 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 95.29 percent compared to last year to $22.26 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 $553.32 million, 58.5 percent, (76.86 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $5.46 million, 17.44 percent, (5.06 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $5.6 million, 24.33 percent, (3.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $5.38 million, 31.39 percent, (2.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Austria increased $5.29 million, 438.13 percent, (1.27 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 88.9 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $454.09 million of the $510.77 million total.

All totaled, 59.48 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $303.82 million of the $510.77 million total