Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 41 export by value totaled $512.73 million for the month of December, $6.69 billion in 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

RankCountry2019
1Mexico$1.2 B
2Hong Kong$861.43 M
3China$782.07 M
4Thailand$629.87 M
5Malaysia$462.63 M
6Germany$335.64 M
7Taiwan$311.22 M
8Philippines$296.66 M
9Singapore$256.04 M
10Japan$254.1 M
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U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 12.15 percent through December 2019 to $6.69 billion

U.S. exports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 12.15 percent from $7.61 billion to $6.69 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 41 in 2019 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 December of 2019 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 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.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,197,061,757
2Hong Kong $861,430,330
3China $782,073,007
4Thailand $629,873,821
5Malaysia $462,630,197
6Germany $335,638,102
7Taiwan $311,220,830
8Philippines $296,657,343
9Singapore $256,039,482
10Japan $254,095,229

January – December 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 of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 14.19 percent compared to last year to $1.14 billion.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 17.22 percent compared to last year to $1.12 billion.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio fell 3.91 percent compared to last year to $950.94 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 9.57 percent compared to last year to $634.95 million.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 5.68 percent compared to last year to $558.95 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 $504.82 million, 29.66 percent, (17.9 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Hong Kong decreased $92.42 million, 9.69 percent, (12.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $10.43 million, 1.35 percent, (11.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Thailand decreased $164.36 million, 20.69 percent, (9.42 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Malaysia increased $64.39 million, 16.17 percent, (6.92 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 58.8 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $3.93 billion of the $6.69 billion total.

All totaled, 65.88 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $4.41 billion of the $6.69 billion total