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

Imports: Video recording equipment

Video recording equipment, the No. 376 import by value totaled $61 million for the month of February, $139.37 million through February 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$75.61 M
2Malaysia$13.55 M
3Thailand$7.41 M
4Taiwan$6.18 M
5Indonesia$5.94 M
6Israel$5.88 M
7Philippines$5.61 M
8Japan$4.48 M
9South Korea$3.57 M
10Canada$1.9 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $139.37 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $59,472,474
2Port of Long Beach $24,735,851
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $7,181,007
4Los Angeles International Airport $5,835,252
5Port of Newark $4,153,775
6Port of Houston $4,094,319
7Port Miami $3,542,621
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $2,913,335
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $2,800,069
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,147,265

U.S. imports of Video recording equipment decreased 14.25 percent through February to $139.37 million

U.S. imports of Video recording equipment decreased 14.25 percent from $162.53 million to $139.37 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 376 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 329 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 February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Malaysia, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Thailand, No. 3 Indonesia, No. 4 Malaysia and No. 5 Hong Kong. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $75,605,699
2Malaysia $13,546,075
3Thailand $7,414,790
4Taiwan $6,182,742
5Indonesia $5,939,100
6Israel $5,883,580
7Philippines $5,611,896
8Japan $4,475,142
9South Korea $3,566,852
10Canada $1,899,318

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 27.71 percent compared to last year to $59.47 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.12 percent compared to last year to $24.74 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 92.35 percent compared to last year to $7.18 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 63.6 percent compared to last year to $5.84 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.15 percent compared to last year to $4.15 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 $6.27 million, 7.65 percent, (54.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Malaysia increased $3.54 million, 35.42 percent, (9.72 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Thailand decreased $8.8 million, 54.28 percent, (5.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan increased $2.98 million, 93.1 percent, (4.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia decreased $6.89 million, 53.72 percent, (4.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 77.98 percent of all these Video recording equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $108.69 million of the $139.37 million total.

All totaled, 72.74 percent of all these Video recording equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $101.38 million of the $139.37 million total