Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst

Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst, the No. 235 export by value totaled $80.33 million for the month of December, $1.09 billion in 2019, and $1.11 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 Markets

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$388.88 M
2Canada$252.2 M
3China$59.07 M
4Japan$27.83 M
5Germany$25.23 M
6The Netherlands$23.31 M
7Australia$19.81 M
8South Korea$17.3 M
9Singapore$17.12 M
10India$17 M
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U.S. exports of Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst decreased 2.39 percent through December 2019 to $1.09 billion

U.S. exports of Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst decreased 2.39 percent from $1.11 billion to $1.09 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 235 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 238 for the last full year with a total value of $1.11 billion, a $3.19 million, 0.29 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $388,882,478
2Canada $252,202,412
3China $59,072,729
4Japan $27,829,540
5Germany $25,226,747
6The Netherlands $23,305,122
7Australia $19,809,779
8South Korea $17,303,251
9Singapore $17,117,455
10India $17,004,542

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $99,369,717
2Detroit $49,981,196
3New York City $27,928,373
4Chicago $22,706,609
5Los Angeles $21,873,481
6Miami $16,612,048
7Buffalo $13,032,061
8Cleveland $12,095,756
9El Paso $12,037,347
10Low Value Shipments $9,206,683

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 18.9 percent compared to last year to $220.25 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 11.93 percent compared to last year to $61.94 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 11.24 percent compared to last year to $59.45 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.91 percent compared to last year to $57.07 million.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 321.55 percent compared to last year to $52.53 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. exports to No. 1 Mexico decreased $2.79 million, 0.71 percent, (35.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $4.89 million, 1.9 percent, (23.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $2.4 million, 3.9 percent, (5.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan decreased $3.13 million, 10.1 percent, (2.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $3.3 million, 11.56 percent, (2.32 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.39 percent of all these Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $753.21 million of the $1.09 billion total.

All totaled, 41.57 percent of all these Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $451.24 million of the $1.09 billion total