Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Electric generating sets, rotary converters

Electric generating sets, rotary converters, the No. 278 import by value totaled $99.03 million for the month of December, $1.28 billion through December of 2019, and $1.78 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

RankCountry2019
1China$453.04 M
2Japan$171.34 M
3Spain$101.37 M
4Thailand$90.02 M
5Hungary$83.44 M
6Germany$49.12 M
7India$47.37 M
8Canada$39.45 M
9Austria$36.6 M
10Poland$35.11 M
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U.S. imports of Electric generating sets, rotary converters decreased 28.33 percent through December 2019 to $1.28 billion

U.S. imports of Electric generating sets, rotary converters decreased 28.33 percent from $1.78 billion to $1.28 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 278 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 220 for the last full year with a total value of $1.78 billion, a $435.92 million, 32.33 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Spain, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 Hungary. 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 Virginia and No. 5 Port of Galveston, Texas.

In the last previous full 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.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 38.27 percent to $341.89 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 157.65 percent to $170.07 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. fell 30.06 percent to $95.34 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 1.39 percent to $63.69 million.
  • Port of Galveston, Texas fell 58.19 percent to $59.14 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 decreased $469.99 million, 50.92 percent, (35.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $343,570, 0.2 percent, (13.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Spain decreased $84.72 million, 45.53 percent, (7.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand decreased $14.75 million, 14.08 percent, (7.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Hungary increased $83.44 million, 0 percent, (6.53 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.32 percent of all these Electric generating sets, rotary converters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $899.2 million of the $1.28 billion total.

All totaled, 57.1 percent of all these Electric generating sets, rotary converters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $730.13 million of the $1.28 billion total.