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

Imports: Electric ignition equipment

Electric ignition equipment, the No. 116 import by value totaled $215.26 million for the month of May, $1.43 billion through May of 2020, and $4.17 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$469.06 M
2Mexico$423.98 M
3China$174.96 M
4Germany$54.35 M
5United Kingdom$34.95 M
6South Korea$33.89 M
7Poland$22.42 M
8France$22 M
9Italy$21.71 M
10Canada$18.25 M
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U.S. imports of Electric ignition equipment decreased 18.85 percent through May to $1.43 billion

U.S. imports of Electric ignition equipment decreased 18.85 percent from $1.76 billion to $1.43 billion 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 116 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 108 for the last full year with a total value of $4.17 billion, a $156.81 million, 3.63 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 Germany and No. 5 United Kingdom. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 4.03 percent compared to last year to $252.52 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 0.52 percent compared to last year to $204.14 million.
  • Port Laredo fell 41.63 percent compared to last year to $183.03 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. fell 7.77 percent compared to last year to $158.24 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 2.32 percent compared to last year to $99.52 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 $9.29 million, 1.94 percent, (32.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $184.09 million, 30.27 percent, (29.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $52.21 million, 22.98 percent, (12.27 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $36.68 million, 40.3 percent, (3.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 United Kingdom decreased $231,888, 0.66 percent, (2.45 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.16 percent of all these Electric ignition equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $1.16 billion of the $1.43 billion total.

All totaled, 62.93 percent of all these Electric ignition equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $897.45 million of the $1.43 billion total