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

Imports: Video recording equipment

Video recording equipment, the No. 372 import by value totaled $67.7 million for the month of August, $577.44 million through August of 2019, and $1.02 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$287.33 M
2Malaysia$63.8 M
3Taiwan$34.4 M
4Thailand$31.33 M
5Philippines$28.4 M
6Japan$19.71 M
7Israel$19.68 M
8South Korea$14.27 M
9Canada$13.21 M
10Indonesia$11.44 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $577.44 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $258,547,905
2Port of Long Beach $56,321,329
3Los Angeles International Airport $24,094,994
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $22,901,259
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $20,934,448
6Port of Newark $17,842,436
7Port of Houston $17,610,389
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $16,245,787
9Port Miami $15,181,825
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $15,169,607

U.S. imports of Video recording equipment decreased 9.01 percent through August to $577.44 million

U.S. imports of Video recording equipment decreased 9.01 percent from $634.64 million to $577.44 million 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 372 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 354 for the last full year with a total value of $1.02 billion, a $229.43 million, 18.36 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Indonesia, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Malaysia 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 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $287,331,572
2Malaysia $63,804,520
3Taiwan $34,399,051
4Thailand $31,334,047
5Philippines $28,395,857
6Japan $19,709,050
7Israel $19,675,319
8South Korea $14,269,016
9Canada $13,206,667
10Indonesia $11,442,493

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $173,570,094
2Detroit $31,004,374
3Cleveland $15,052,699
4Miami $14,869,400
5New York City $14,823,986
6San Francisco $13,121,516
7Chicago $12,644,417
8New Orleans $8,121,857
9Seattle $7,410,438
10Houston $7,298,479

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 15.65 percent compared to last year to $258.55 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 22.78 percent compared to last year to $56.32 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 27.83 percent compared to last year to $24.09 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 1.81 percent compared to last year to $22.9 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 40.89 percent compared to last year to $20.93 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 $39.85 million, 12.18 percent, (49.76 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia increased $24.52 million, 62.42 percent, (11.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $20.36 million, 145.03 percent, (5.96 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $15.23 million, 32.71 percent, (5.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Philippines increased $11.49 million, 67.99 percent, (4.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.11 percent of all these Video recording equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $445.27 million of the $577.44 million total.

All totaled, 66.29 percent of all these Video recording equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $382.8 million of the $577.44 million total