Current data is through December 2019.

Exports: Power supplies, transformers

Power supplies, transformers, the No. 52 export by value totaled $461.27 million for the month of December, $5.95 billion in 2019, and $6.26 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$1.58 B
2Canada$1.16 B
3China$330.92 M
4The Netherlands$282.82 M
5Germany$251.98 M
6Hong Kong$160.68 M
7United Kingdom$148.99 M
8Japan$136.43 M
9Singapore$130.33 M
10South Korea$120.16 M
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U.S. exports of Power supplies, transformers decreased 4.88 percent through December 2019 to $5.95 billion

U.S. exports of Power supplies, transformers decreased 4.88 percent from $6.26 billion to $5.95 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 52 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 45 for the last full year with a total value of $6.26 billion, a $307.29 million, 5.16 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December of 2019 the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 The Netherlands and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 The Netherlands. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

January – December 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,581,560,306
2Canada $1,164,004,845
3China $330,915,889
4The Netherlands $282,823,213
5Germany $251,979,066
6Hong Kong $160,681,644
7United Kingdom $148,990,580
8Japan $136,428,272
9Singapore $130,331,930
10South Korea $120,160,354

January – December 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $227,655,783
2El Paso $173,158,455
3Chicago $171,116,566
4Detroit $151,798,247
5New York City $150,266,221
6Los Angeles $124,142,859
7Miami $95,315,908
8Cleveland $89,429,021
9New Orleans $80,933,127
10San Diego $79,059,530

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five of 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 7.15 percent compared to last year to $528.2 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 3.92 percent compared to last year to $513.24 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 14.1 percent compared to last year to $381.05 million.
  • Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio rose 4.21 percent compared to last year to $258.01 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 17.83 percent compared to last year to $257.28 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 $177.58 million, 10.09 percent, (26.57 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $30.19 million, 2.53 percent, (19.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $81.04 million, 19.67 percent, (5.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 The Netherlands increased $10.67 million, 3.92 percent, (4.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Germany decreased $40.12 million, 13.74 percent, (4.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 60.66 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $3.61 billion of the $5.95 billion total.

All totaled, 32.55 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $1.94 billion of the $5.95 billion total