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

Exports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 52 export by value totaled $460.24 million for the month of July, $3.43 billion through July 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$734.54 M
2Mexico$648.1 M
3Germany$252.24 M
4China$246.55 M
5United Kingdom$158.39 M
6France$116.45 M
7Brazil$111.92 M
8The Netherlands$110.87 M
9Japan$97.53 M
10South Korea$87.93 M
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U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches decreased 2.79 percent through July to $3.43 billion

U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches decreased 2.79 percent from $3.53 billion to $3.43 billion through the first seven 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 52 through July 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 $6.07 billion, a $316.78 million, 5.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July 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 Port of New Orleans, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $734,542,724
2Mexico $648,099,867
3Germany $252,242,541
4China $246,552,956
5United Kingdom $158,393,037
6France $116,453,310
7Brazil $111,921,665
8The Netherlands $110,873,511
9Japan $97,528,255
10South Korea $87,927,960

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 17.95 percent compared to last year to $321.27 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 12.28 percent compared to last year to $252.23 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 8.67 percent compared to last year to $226.72 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 7.88 percent compared to last year to $220.14 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 15.04 percent compared to last year to $210.13 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 $42.31 million, 5.45 percent, (21.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $29.02 million, 4.29 percent, (18.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $242,543, 0.1 percent, (7.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $3.98 million, 1.59 percent, (7.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $10 million, 5.94 percent, (4.61 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.42 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.04 billion of the $3.43 billion total.

All totaled, 35.84 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $1.23 billion of the $3.43 billion total