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

Exports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 51 export by value totaled $539.55 million for the month of March, $1.48 billion through March of 2019, and $6.07 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

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$323.23 M
2Mexico$269.34 M
3Germany$113.39 M
4China$97 M
5United Kingdom$74.06 M
6The Netherlands$50.6 M
7France$49.47 M
8Brazil$45.66 M
9Japan$45.08 M
10South Korea$40.58 M
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U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches decreased 1.38 percent through March to $1.48 billion

U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches decreased 1.38 percent from $1.5 billion to $1.48 billion through the first three 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 51 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 47 for the last full year with a total value of $6.07 billion, a $316.78 million, 5.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 China and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $323,231,870
2Mexico $269,337,527
3Germany $113,392,352
4China $96,998,678
5United Kingdom $74,062,398
6The Netherlands $50,601,079
7France $49,472,036
8Brazil $45,660,959
9Japan $45,078,244
10South Korea $40,579,859

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $238,330,169
2Detroit $201,658,386
3Chicago $151,756,505
4New York City $143,754,550
5Cleveland $134,166,721
6Los Angeles $124,730,937
7New Orleans $122,583,440
8Miami $98,274,092
9Dallas $74,570,918
10Seattle $72,631,978

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 22.54 percent compared to last year to $131.11 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 8.77 percent compared to last year to $107.62 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 7.61 percent compared to last year to $96.23 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 2.56 percent compared to last year to $95.01 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.99 percent compared to last year to $89.78 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 Canada decreased $6.81 million, 2.06 percent, (21.89 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $24.38 million, 8.3 percent, (18.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $1.53 million, 1.37 percent, (7.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $854,353, 0.87 percent, (6.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $1.74 million, 2.3 percent, (5.02 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.4 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $877.02 million of the $1.48 billion total.

All totaled, 35.2 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $519.75 million of the $1.48 billion total