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

Imports: Computers

Computers, the No. 4 import by value totaled $5.54 billion for the month of February, $12.36 billion through February of 2019, and $92.67 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$5.81 B
2Mexico$4.11 B
3Taiwan$773.27 M
4Thailand$603.83 M
5Vietnam$206.73 M
6Malaysia$150.71 M
7Germany$101.43 M
8Japan$97.73 M
9Philippines$75.11 M
10Canada$61.48 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. $2,119,471,287
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $2,085,404,514
3Port of Los Angeles $1,193,211,204
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $1,182,420,462
5Los Angeles International Airport $940,411,916
6Port Laredo $745,714,746
7Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $500,827,267
8John F. Kennedy International Airport $422,161,190
9San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $357,692,116
10Port of Long Beach $329,925,739

U.S. imports of Computers decreased 1.42 percent through February to $12.36 billion

U.S. imports of Computers decreased 1.42 percent from $12.54 billion to $12.36 billion 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 4 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 $92.67 billion, a $8.64 billion, 10.28 percent increase from the 2017 total.

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

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

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,810,150,964
2Mexico $4,105,168,027
3Taiwan $773,265,114
4Thailand $603,826,453
5Vietnam $206,725,709
6Malaysia $150,710,870
7Germany $101,433,062
8Japan $97,728,590
9Philippines $75,108,602
10Canada $61,478,129

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1El Paso $6,157,601,223
2Los Angeles $6,097,960,889
3Chicago $3,813,125,019
4New Orleans $2,624,221,813
5Laredo $2,108,161,846
6Cleveland $1,866,005,988
7San Francisco $1,324,962,495
8New York City $1,074,963,483
9Atlanta/Savannah $811,244,616
10Dallas $604,352,356

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 31.97 percent compared to last year to $2.12 billion.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.4 percent compared to last year to $2.09 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 13.1 percent compared to last year to $1.19 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.65 percent compared to last year to $1.18 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 20.29 percent compared to last year to $940.41 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 $951.3 million, 14.07 percent, (47.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $367.06 million, 9.82 percent, (33.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $410.43 million, 113.12 percent, (6.26 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $21.09 million, 3.62 percent, (4.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $108.43 million, 110.31 percent, (1.67 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 93.03 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 $11.5 billion of the $12.36 billion total.

All totaled, 60.85 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 $7.52 billion of the $12.36 billion total