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

Exports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 36 export by value totaled $587.5 million for the month of December, $7.61 billion through December 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$1.7 B
2Hong Kong$953.85 M
3Thailand$794.24 M
4China$771.64 M
5Malaysia$398.24 M
6Germany$391.31 M
7Taiwan$330.84 M
8Singapore$311.81 M
9Japan$269.5 M
10Canada$268.55 M
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U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 5.98 percent through December to $7.61 billion

U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 5.98 percent from $7.18 billion to $7.61 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 36 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 35 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,701,885,611
2Hong Kong $953,853,048
3Thailand $794,236,877
4China $771,638,416
5Malaysia $398,236,640
6Germany $391,312,821
7Taiwan $330,842,903
8Singapore $311,809,479
9Japan $269,500,430
10Canada $268,550,011

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LOS ANGELES, CA $629,757,340
2CLEVELAND, OH $516,420,664
3SAN FRANCISCO, CA $440,845,560
4NEW ORLEANS, LA $296,408,510
5SAN DIEGO, CA $287,438,562
6ANCHORAGE, AK $254,075,134
7LAREDO, TX $242,489,344
8EL PASO, TX $171,639,586
9NEW YORK CITY, NY $116,506,398
10SEATTLE, WA $101,135,358

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $1.33 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 7.15 percent compared to last year to $989.64 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 7.25 percent compared to last year to $955.25 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.31 percent compared to last year to $592.61 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 38.79 percent compared to last year to $579.51 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 increased $194.08 million, 12.87 percent, (22.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong increased $45.66 million, 5.03 percent, (12.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Thailand increased $57.2 million, 7.76 percent, (10.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China increased $151.37 million, 24.4 percent, (10.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia increased $15.82 million, 4.14 percent, (5.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.68 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $4.62 billion of the $7.61 billion total.

All totaled, 58.42 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.45 billion of the $7.61 billion total