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

Imports: Computers

Computers, the No. 2 import by value totaled $9.65 billion for the month of July, $54.13 billion through July 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
1China$25.86 B
2Mexico$14.92 B
3Taiwan$4.51 B
4Thailand$3.59 B
5Vietnam$831.61 M
6Malaysia$618.9 M
7Poland$569.47 M
8Germany$444.16 M
9Philippines$383.66 M
10Japan$330.81 M
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U.S. imports of Computers increased 5.38 percent through July to $54.13 billion

U.S. imports of Computers increased 5.38 percent from $51.37 billion to $54.13 billion through the first seven 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 2 through July 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 July 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Ysleta, Texas.

In the last previous full 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 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 2 Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M., No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 16.31 percent compared to last year to $12.88 billion.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 47.13 percent compared to last year to $7.2 billion.
  • Santa Teresa Border Crossing, N.M. fell 17.32 percent compared to last year to $6.63 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.57 percent compared to last year to $3.94 billion.
  • Ysleta, Texas totaled $3.63 billion. The previous year, there were no imports in this category.

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 $459.57 million, 1.75 percent, (47.77 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $672.98 million, 4.32 percent, (27.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $1.42 billion, 45.82 percent, (8.33 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $1.34 billion, 59.79 percent, (6.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $170.68 million, 25.83 percent, (1.54 percent market share).

All totaled, 91.82 percent of all these Computers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $49.71 billion of the $54.13 billion total.

All totaled, 63.32 percent of all these Computers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $34.28 billion of the $54.13 billion total