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

Imports: Video recording equipment

Video recording equipment, the No. 341 import by value totaled $112.97 million for the month of October, $851.01 million through October of 2018, and $1.25 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$440.94 M
2Malaysia$70.27 M
3Indonesia$67.98 M
4Thailand$54.71 M
5Japan$33.6 M
6Israel$23.54 M
7Philippines$22.87 M
8Taiwan$20.32 M
9South Korea$20.02 M
10Canada$17.62 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $851.01 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $437,950,149
2Port of Long Beach $91,129,914
3Port Miami $41,795,950
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $27,589,778
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $25,769,025
6Los Angeles International Airport $23,984,574
7Port of Newark $20,542,665
8Port of New Orleans $18,041,301
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $17,958,587
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $17,587,114

U.S. imports of Video recording equipment decreased 18.25 percent through October to $851.01 million

U.S. imports of Video recording equipment decreased 18.25 percent from $1.04 billion to $851.01 million 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 341 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 267 for the last full year with a total value of $1.25 billion, a $76.21 million, 5.75 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $440,941,013
2Malaysia $70,268,488
3Indonesia $67,980,514
4Thailand $54,713,936
5Japan $33,602,187
6Israel $23,544,195
7Philippines $22,870,478
8Taiwan $20,316,132
9South Korea $20,023,470
10Canada $17,615,405

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $81,630,821
2Detroit $23,131,244
3Miami $8,686,064
4San Francisco $7,980,348
5New York City $7,058,878
6Cleveland $6,765,727
7Chicago $5,167,248
8Seattle $3,455,287
9Laredo $2,710,904
10New Orleans $2,366,853

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 Los Angeles fell 6.67 percent compared to last year to $437.95 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 34.82 percent compared to last year to $91.13 million.
  • Port Miami rose 62.84 percent compared to last year to $41.8 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 28.93 percent compared to last year to $27.59 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 14.95 percent compared to last year to $25.77 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 $785,018, 0.18 percent, (51.81 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia decreased $14.01 million, 16.63 percent, (8.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Indonesia decreased $43.99 million, 39.29 percent, (7.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $27.47 million, 33.43 percent, (6.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $6.67 million, 16.56 percent, (3.95 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.44 percent of all these Video recording equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $667.51 million of the $851.01 million total.

All totaled, 73.35 percent of all these Video recording equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $624.23 million of the $851.01 million total