Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Electric capacitors

Electric capacitors, the No. 239 import by value totaled $93.58 million for the month of May, $555.52 million through May of 2020, and $1.71 billion for all of 2019, 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$200.43 M
2Mexico$79.66 M
3China$69.69 M
4Israel$24.62 M
5Malaysia$22.3 M
6Taiwan$21.19 M
7South Korea$19.06 M
8Switzerland$16.74 M
9Philippines$10.6 M
10Czech Republic$8.99 M
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U.S. imports of Electric capacitors decreased 31.52 percent through May to $555.52 million

U.S. imports of Electric capacitors decreased 31.52 percent from $811.22 million to $555.52 million through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 239 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 202 for the last full year with a total value of $1.71 billion, a $113.52 million, 6.22 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Israel and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 2 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Brownsville International Bridges.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 38.9 percent compared to last year to $78.21 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 7.29 percent compared to last year to $70.31 million.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fell 60.31 percent compared to last year to $56.64 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 0.76 percent compared to last year to $33.12 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 14.32 percent compared to last year to $32.62 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 $98.29 million, 32.9 percent, (36.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $4.46 million, 5.93 percent, (14.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $70.41 million, 50.26 percent, (12.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Israel decreased $17.09 million, 40.97 percent, (4.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia decreased $12.53 million, 35.98 percent, (4.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 71.41 percent of all these Electric capacitors imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $396.69 million of the $555.52 million total.

All totaled, 48.76 percent of all these Electric capacitors imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $270.89 million of the $555.52 million total