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

Exports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 46 export by value totaled $491.6 million for the month of December, $6.07 billion through December 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$1.31 B
2Mexico$1.13 B
3Germany$444.51 M
4China$440.6 M
5United Kingdom$283.21 M
6The Netherlands$192.59 M
7Japan$190.63 M
8Brazil$187.12 M
9France$166.17 M
10Singapore$158.88 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.07 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $639,082,678
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $484,486,985
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $407,123,708
4Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $366,819,119
5Port of New Orleans $364,822,631
6John F. Kennedy International Airport $249,939,435
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $248,622,904
8Los Angeles International Airport $240,844,902
9Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $238,740,159
10Miami International Airport $221,452,919

U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 5.50 percent through December to $6.07 billion

U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 5.50 percent from $5.76 billion to $6.07 billion in 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 46 through December 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 December 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 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,306,117,277
2Mexico $1,127,749,308
3Germany $444,511,269
4China $440,596,398
5United Kingdom $283,206,542
6The Netherlands $192,585,244
7Japan $190,629,647
8Brazil $187,117,052
9France $166,169,761
10Singapore $158,883,191

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $349,937,848
2DETROIT, MI $298,136,756
3CHICAGO, IL $227,569,698
4NEW YORK CITY, NY $203,121,008
5LOS ANGELES, CA $190,722,912
6CLEVELAND, OH $186,725,500
7NEW ORLEANS, LA $181,842,430
8MIAMI, FL $138,547,934
9DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX $113,125,786
10SAN FRANCISCO, CA $106,024,780

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 4.81 percent compared to last year to $639.08 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $484.49 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 1.58 percent compared to last year to $407.12 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 28.34 percent compared to last year to $366.82 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 23.94 percent compared to last year to $364.82 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 $57.06 million, 4.57 percent, (21.51 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico increased $40.68 million, 3.74 percent, (18.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Germany increased $28.6 million, 6.88 percent, (7.32 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $53.44 million, 13.8 percent, (7.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom increased $59.78 million, 26.76 percent, (4.66 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.31 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $3.6 billion of the $6.07 billion total.

All totaled, 37.25 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $2.26 billion of the $6.07 billion total