Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Computers

Computers, the No. 6 import by value totaled $4.83 billion for the month of February, $11.6 billion through February of 2020, and $90.16 billion for all of 2019, 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
1Mexico$4.37 B
2China$3.95 B
3Taiwan$1.1 B
4Thailand$861.51 M
5Malaysia$195.01 M
6Germany$180.08 M
7Philippines$155.86 M
8Vietnam$139.5 M
9The Netherlands$96.38 M
10Japan$94.67 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $11.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $2,207,182,920
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,080,509,340
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,364,444,035
4Los Angeles International Airport $1,129,863,115
5Port Laredo $790,249,024
6Port of Los Angeles $715,774,949
7Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport $453,143,459
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $403,833,411
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $356,511,583
10Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $301,636,156

U.S. imports of Computers decreased 6.17 percent through February to $11.6 billion

U.S. imports of Computers decreased 6.17 percent from $12.36 billion to $11.6 billion through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 6 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 4 for the last full year with a total value of $90.16 billion, a $2.51 billion, 2.71 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,372,163,652
2China $3,945,129,108
3Taiwan $1,098,513,052
4Thailand $861,514,601
5Malaysia $195,013,057
6Germany $180,078,472
7Philippines $155,861,562
8Vietnam $139,496,316
9The Netherlands $96,376,909
10Japan $94,671,423

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $2,044,822,956
2Los Angeles $1,228,280,731
3Chicago $1,181,910,743
4New Orleans $682,413,754
5Laredo $651,273,847
6Cleveland $426,237,819
7San Francisco $382,674,705
8New York City $314,866,622
9Atlanta/Savannah $273,158,345
10Dallas $159,227,406

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:

  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. rose 4.14 percent compared to last year to $2.21 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 0.23 percent compared to last year to $2.08 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 15.39 percent compared to last year to $1.36 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 20.15 percent compared to last year to $1.13 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.97 percent compared to last year to $790.25 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 Mexico increased $267 million, 6.5 percent, (37.7 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $1.87 billion, 32.1 percent, (34.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $325.25 million, 42.06 percent, (9.47 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $257.69 million, 42.68 percent, (7.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $44.3 million, 29.4 percent, (1.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.29 percent of all these Computers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $10.47 billion of the $11.6 billion total.

All totaled, 65.29 percent of all these Computers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $7.57 billion of the $11.6 billion total