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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 47 export by value totaled $516.2 million for the month of October, $5.08 billion through October of 2018, and $5.76 billion for all of 2017, 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$1.1 B
2Mexico$968.33 M
3Germany$364.43 M
4China$363.31 M
5United Kingdom$239.92 M
6The Netherlands$161.59 M
7Brazil$161.09 M
8Japan$143.15 M
9France$135.38 M
10Singapore$131.93 M
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U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 6.55 percent through October to $5.08 billion

U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 6.55 percent from $4.77 billion to $5.08 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 47 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 48 for the last full year with a total value of $5.76 billion, a $346.27 million, 6.40 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October 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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

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 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,103,598,264
2Mexico $968,332,090
3Germany $364,426,250
4China $363,307,183
5United Kingdom $239,922,666
6The Netherlands $161,586,752
7Brazil $161,085,416
8Japan $143,146,586
9France $135,380,961
10Singapore $131,934,554

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $131,863,103
2Detroit $103,888,528
3Chicago $73,622,453
4New Orleans $60,882,703
5Cleveland $60,509,025
6New York City $55,029,823
7Los Angeles $53,909,856
8Miami $42,227,099
9Seattle $37,396,247
10Houston $34,241,795

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 10.57 percent compared to last year to $552.95 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.07 percent compared to last year to $406.84 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 0.34 percent compared to last year to $348.99 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 28.72 percent compared to last year to $305.39 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 27.37 percent compared to last year to $300.81 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 increased $59.13 million, 5.66 percent, (21.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $56.67 million, 6.22 percent, (19.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $24.98 million, 7.36 percent, (7.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $41.12 million, 12.76 percent, (7.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $60.91 million, 34.03 percent, (4.72 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.78 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.04 billion of the $5.08 billion total.

All totaled, 37.66 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $1.91 billion of the $5.08 billion total