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

Exports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 34 export by value totaled $675.27 million for the month of October, $6.41 billion through October of 2018, and $7.18 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
1Mexico$1.43 B
2Hong Kong$796.11 M
3Thailand$666.17 M
4China$637.29 M
5Malaysia$340.53 M
6Germany$331.78 M
7Taiwan$278.84 M
8Singapore$269.63 M
9Japan$230.36 M
10Canada$229.45 M
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U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 7.23 percent through October to $6.41 billion

U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 7.23 percent from $5.98 billion to $6.41 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 34 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 34 for the last full year with a total value of $7.18 billion, a $139.95 million, 1.91 percent decrease from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 China and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 Thailand, No. 4 China and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 3 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,433,836,867
2Hong Kong $796,105,805
3Thailand $666,169,304
4China $637,286,311
5Malaysia $340,528,579
6Germany $331,781,746
7Taiwan $278,843,701
8Singapore $269,626,435
9Japan $230,363,732
10Canada $229,450,259

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $207,888,678
2Cleveland $180,644,727
3San Francisco $145,879,247
4New Orleans $104,354,141
5Laredo $91,109,789
6San Diego $82,367,491
7Anchorage $72,107,827
8El Paso $61,370,378
9Seattle $38,516,800
10New York City $37,617,589

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:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 6.11 percent compared to last year to $1.12 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 9.38 percent compared to last year to $831.43 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 8.46 percent compared to last year to $796.82 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 1.56 percent compared to last year to $505.49 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 39.83 percent compared to last year to $473.24 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 Mexico increased $159.96 million, 12.56 percent, (22.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $37.19 million, 4.9 percent, (12.41 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand increased $54.66 million, 8.94 percent, (10.38 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $127.33 million, 24.97 percent, (9.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia increased $20.48 million, 6.4 percent, (5.31 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.39 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $3.87 billion of the $6.41 billion total.

All totaled, 58.16 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.73 billion of the $6.41 billion total