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

Exports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 39 export by value totaled $596.26 million for the month of March, $1.74 billion through March of 2019, and $7.61 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
1Mexico$345.85 M
2Hong Kong$232.7 M
3China$188.79 M
4Thailand$174.46 M
5Malaysia$107.87 M
6Germany$88.94 M
7Taiwan$77.49 M
8Japan$68.67 M
9Canada$62.86 M
10Singapore$58.87 M
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U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 6.83 percent through March to $1.74 billion

U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 6.83 percent from $1.87 billion to $1.74 billion through the first three 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 39 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 36 for the last full year with a total value of $7.61 billion, a $429.64 million, 5.98 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Hong Kong, No. 3 China, No. 4 Thailand 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 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

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 Germany. 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.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $345,847,479
2Hong Kong $232,698,710
3China $188,792,287
4Thailand $174,455,657
5Malaysia $107,874,862
6Germany $88,942,959
7Taiwan $77,488,090
8Japan $68,670,252
9Canada $62,860,881
10Singapore $58,868,120

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $422,150,014
2Cleveland $339,390,383
3San Francisco $305,390,688
4San Diego $204,820,258
5New Orleans $191,631,758
6Anchorage $178,382,837
7Laredo $160,030,359
8El Paso $117,026,123
9New York City $67,753,229
10Seattle $65,040,334

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 9.38 percent compared to last year to $303.34 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 11.89 percent compared to last year to $251.83 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 12.24 percent compared to last year to $230.84 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 38.81 percent compared to last year to $163.72 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 12.42 percent compared to last year to $145.51 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 decreased $54.95 million, 13.71 percent, (19.84 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $17.77 million, 8.27 percent, (13.35 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $22.04 million, 13.22 percent, (10.83 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand decreased $11.78 million, 6.32 percent, (10.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia increased $7.21 million, 7.16 percent, (6.19 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.23 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.05 billion of the $1.74 billion total.

All totaled, 62.84 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.1 billion of the $1.74 billion total