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

Imports: Video game consoles

Video game consoles, the No. 93 import by value totaled $1.02 billion for the month of August, $3.66 billion through August 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$3.09 B
2Mexico$112.85 M
3South Korea$98.84 M
4Japan$63.3 M
5Philippines$29.82 M
6Taiwan$29.08 M
7Austria$22.36 M
8Slovenia$19.31 M
9Germany$18.78 M
10United Kingdom$17.93 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.66 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Chicago O’Hare International Airport $913,709,258
2Port of Los Angeles $828,768,880
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $438,447,111
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $349,281,020
5Port of Long Beach $136,566,865
6Port of Oakland, Calif. $92,327,714
7Port of Newark $89,464,717
8Pharr International Bridge in Texas $62,016,131
9Port of Savannah, Ga. $52,751,795
10Port Miami $51,786,243

U.S. imports of Video game consoles decreased 14.33 percent through August to $3.66 billion

U.S. imports of Video game consoles decreased 14.33 percent from $4.27 billion to $3.66 billion through the first eight 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 93 through August 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 $7.74 billion, a $1.09 billion, 16.42 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $3,093,197,759
2Mexico $112,846,673
3South Korea $98,841,633
4Japan $63,300,377
5Philippines $29,817,378
6Taiwan $29,075,018
7Austria $22,364,726
8Slovenia $19,312,565
9Germany $18,776,110
10United Kingdom $17,927,928

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 98.73 percent compared to last year to $913.71 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.64 percent compared to last year to $828.77 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 73.31 percent compared to last year to $438.45 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 397.96 percent compared to last year to $349.28 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 40.08 percent compared to last year to $136.57 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 $549.85 million, 15.09 percent, (84.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $37.81 million, 25.1 percent, (3.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $27.15 million, 21.55 percent, (2.7 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $6.33 million, 9.09 percent, (1.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines increased $4.1 million, 15.96 percent, (0.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.96 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $3.4 billion of the $3.66 billion total.

All totaled, 72.96 percent of all these Video game consoles imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.67 billion of the $3.66 billion total