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

Imports: Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst

Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst, the No. 237 import by value totaled $140.82 million for the month of March, $383.92 million through March of 2019, and $1.73 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Japan$98.46 M
2Germany$58.72 M
3Canada$52.21 M
4China$30.49 M
5Mexico$30.08 M
6Switzerland$26.19 M
7South Korea$18.8 M
8Italy$10.05 M
9Austria$8.76 M
10France$8.35 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $383.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $64,117,054
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $31,852,023
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $30,265,021
4Port of Newark $29,445,657
5Port Laredo $26,158,525
6Port of Long Beach $23,463,376
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $21,310,856
8Port of Virginia $19,476,747
9Port of Charleston $12,665,962
10Port of Mobile, Ala. $12,417,801

U.S. imports of Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst decreased 5.86 percent through March to $383.92 million

U.S. imports of Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst decreased 5.86 percent from $407.84 million to $383.92 million 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 237 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 224 for the last full year with a total value of $1.73 billion, a $300.62 million, 14.83 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 China, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $98,464,846
2Germany $58,721,402
3Canada $52,205,146
4China $30,486,425
5Mexico $30,076,675
6Switzerland $26,188,470
7South Korea $18,796,470
8Italy $10,050,060
9Austria $8,763,549
10France $8,351,745

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $95,142,384
2Chicago $74,465,920
3Los Angeles $51,061,286
4Atlanta/Savannah $41,872,181
5New York City $34,728,461
6Laredo $33,331,152
7Cleveland $23,342,078
8Charleston $20,874,347
9Houston $15,453,629
10Mobile $14,710,995

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.96 percent compared to last year to $64.12 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.34 percent compared to last year to $31.85 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 206.72 percent compared to last year to $30.27 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 43.6 percent compared to last year to $29.45 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.87 percent compared to last year to $26.16 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. imports from No. 1 Japan decreased $4.1 million, 4 percent, (25.65 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $39.27 million, 40.07 percent, (15.3 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada increased $20.99 million, 67.24 percent, (13.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $10.99 million, 26.5 percent, (7.94 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $3.55 million, 13.37 percent, (7.83 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.31 percent of all these Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $269.95 million of the $383.92 million total.

All totaled, 47.36 percent of all these Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $181.84 million of the $383.92 million total