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

Imports: Electric generating sets, rotary converters

Electric generating sets, rotary converters, the No. 220 import by value totaled $160.03 million for the month of December, $1.78 billion through December 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$923.03 M
2Spain$186.09 M
3Japan$171.68 M
4Thailand$104.77 M
5Germany$83.69 M
6United Kingdom$53.64 M
7Canada$39.47 M
8Poland$38.7 M
9Brazil$32.82 M
10India$29.05 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.78 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $553,839,083
2Port of Galveston, Texas $141,429,091
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $136,324,589
4Port of Long Beach $105,087,196
5Port of Charleston $98,569,971
6Port of Tacoma, Wash. $67,729,353
7Port of Houston $66,009,068
8Port of Virginia $62,819,835
9Brownsville International Bridges $46,552,122
10Port of Newark $46,029,510

U.S. imports of Electric generating sets, rotary converters increased 32.33 percent through December to $1.78 billion

U.S. imports of Electric generating sets, rotary converters increased 32.33 percent from $1.35 billion to $1.78 billion in 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 220 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 251 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 December 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 Japan, No. 3 Spain, 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $923,030,118
2Spain $186,086,564
3Japan $171,679,942
4Thailand $104,771,122
5Germany $83,685,885
6United Kingdom $53,637,474
7Canada $39,469,131
8Poland $38,704,217
9Brazil $32,817,111
10India $29,045,602

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $118,809,912
2Atlanta/Savannah $58,964,198
3Chicago $28,853,583
4Charleston $22,302,157
5Seattle $20,199,430
6Norfolk $15,915,995
7New York City $14,678,089
8Miami $10,261,487
9San Juan $10,148,226
10Pembina, N.D. $9,143,758

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 77.21 percent compared to last year to $553.84 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas rose 361.56 percent compared to last year to $141.43 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 54.8 percent compared to last year to $136.32 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 102.98 percent compared to last year to $105.09 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 21.98 percent compared to last year to $98.57 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 $322.11 million, 53.6 percent, (51.74 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Spain increased $32.35 million, 21.04 percent, (10.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $766,078, 0.45 percent, (9.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $27.38 million, 35.38 percent, (5.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $46.61 million, 125.73 percent, (4.69 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.35 percent of all these Electric generating sets, rotary converters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $1.47 billion of the $1.78 billion total.

All totaled, 58.03 percent of all these Electric generating sets, rotary converters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $1.04 billion of the $1.78 billion total