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

Imports: Electric generating sets, rotary converters

Electric generating sets, rotary converters, the No. 223 import by value totaled $159.03 million for the month of October, $1.47 billion through October of 2018, and $1.35 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 Sources

RankCountryYTD
1China$741.56 M
2Spain$184.7 M
3Japan$122.85 M
4Thailand$92.96 M
5Germany$79.03 M
6United Kingdom$45.1 M
7Canada$31.83 M
8Brazil$27.74 M
9Poland$27.74 M
10India$25.22 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.47 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $444,157,512
2Port of Galveston, Texas $140,392,494
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $113,858,064
4Port of Long Beach $83,724,031
5Port of Charleston $81,798,292
6Port of Houston $58,448,125
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $57,032,877
8Port of Virginia $51,822,360
9Brownsville International Bridges $46,552,122
10Port of Newark $40,947,645

U.S. imports of Electric generating sets, rotary converters increased 33.78 percent through October to $1.47 billion

U.S. imports of Electric generating sets, rotary converters increased 33.78 percent from $1.1 billion to $1.47 billion through the first 10 months of 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 223 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 256 for the last full year with a total value of $1.35 billion, a $380.39 million, 39.31 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Galveston, Texas, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Spain, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of Corpus Christi, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $741,560,412
2Spain $184,695,868
3Japan $122,849,536
4Thailand $92,955,402
5Germany $79,033,012
6United Kingdom $45,097,273
7Canada $31,827,377
8Brazil $27,743,416
9Poland $27,737,261
10India $25,219,906

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $69,246,001
2Atlanta/Savannah $32,103,315
3Seattle $12,551,558
4Chicago $11,774,652
5Charleston $11,231,099
6Norfolk $10,463,830
7Pembina, N.D. $9,044,451
8San Juan $8,813,597
9Miami $8,301,902
10New York City $5,775,298

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 89.85 percent compared to last year to $444.16 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 358.17 percent compared to last year to $140.39 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 58.97 percent compared to last year to $113.86 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 213.48 percent compared to last year to $83.72 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 17.74 percent compared to last year to $81.8 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 China increased $304.1 million, 69.52 percent, (50.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $32.37 million, 21.25 percent, (12.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $29.22 million, 19.21 percent, (8.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $20.56 million, 28.41 percent, (6.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $47.99 million, 154.56 percent, (5.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.91 percent of all these Electric generating sets, rotary converters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $1.22 billion of the $1.47 billion total.

All totaled, 58.66 percent of all these Electric generating sets, rotary converters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $863.93 million of the $1.47 billion total