Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 51 export by value totaled $470.51 million for the month of December, $5.96 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Canada$1.25 B
2Mexico$1.09 B
3China$458.31 M
4Germany$427.72 M
5United Kingdom$264.61 M
6France$200.71 M
7Brazil$188.78 M
8The Netherlands$177.13 M
9Japan$172.08 M
10South Korea$152.09 M
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U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches decreased 1.83 percent through December 2019 to $5.96 billion

U.S. exports of Electrical boards, panels and switches decreased 1.83 percent from $6.07 billion to $5.96 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 51 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 46 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 December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany 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 – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,254,088,769
2Mexico $1,086,931,838
3China $458,308,525
4Germany $427,715,874
5United Kingdom $264,611,068
6France $200,708,447
7Brazil $188,776,834
8The Netherlands $177,125,176
9Japan $172,084,010
10South Korea $152,086,789

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 14.7 percent compared to last year to $545.11 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 9.73 percent compared to last year to $437.35 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 12.03 percent compared to last year to $408.7 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 2.02 percent compared to last year to $374.24 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 13.74 percent compared to last year to $351.2 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 $52.03 million, 3.98 percent, (21.03 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Mexico decreased $40.82 million, 3.62 percent, (18.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $17.71 million, 4.02 percent, (7.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Germany decreased $16.8 million, 3.78 percent, (7.17 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $18.6 million, 6.57 percent, (4.44 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.56 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $3.49 billion of the $5.96 billion total.

All totaled, 35.5 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $2.12 billion of the $5.96 billion total