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

Imports: Electric ignition equipment

Electric ignition equipment, the No. 107 import by value totaled $388.8 million for the month of October, $3.6 billion through October of 2018, and $4.03 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
1Mexico$1.23 B
2Japan$1.02 B
3China$486.17 M
4Germany$149.94 M
5South Korea$71.39 M
6United Kingdom$61.36 M
7India$58.95 M
8Taiwan$51.3 M
9Canada$50.26 M
10France$46.24 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.6 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $681,315,713
2Port Laredo $680,372,119
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $361,561,669
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $272,356,908
5Port of Long Beach $180,176,891
6Pharr International Bridge in Texas $179,979,558
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $137,555,541
8Port of Newark $116,519,190
9Port of Charleston $92,597,506
10Port of Virginia $89,786,377

U.S. imports of Electric ignition equipment increased 6.52 percent through October to $3.6 billion

U.S. imports of Electric ignition equipment increased 6.52 percent from $3.38 billion to $3.6 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 107 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 109 for the last full year with a total value of $4.03 billion, a $56.6 million, 1.43 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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 of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,230,781,025
2Japan $1,024,506,385
3China $486,172,777
4Germany $149,936,814
5South Korea $71,391,533
6United Kingdom $61,364,705
7India $58,954,519
8Taiwan $51,299,453
9Canada $50,262,795
10France $46,240,954

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $170,915,248
2New Orleans $94,650,714
3Los Angeles $75,799,246
4San Diego $63,531,751
5Chicago $56,534,132
6Cleveland $28,566,617
7Detroit $28,454,536
8Norfolk $21,699,953
9Seattle $19,943,757
10Miami $17,760,469

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 fell 0.66 percent compared to last year to $681.32 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.24 percent compared to last year to $680.37 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 5.42 percent compared to last year to $361.56 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 12.4 percent compared to last year to $272.36 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 18.39 percent compared to last year to $180.18 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 Mexico increased $8.55 million, 0.7 percent, (34.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $53.03 million, 5.46 percent, (28.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China increased $16.13 million, 3.43 percent, (13.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $50.41 million, 50.65 percent, (4.16 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $4.83 million, 6.34 percent, (1.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 82.3 percent of all these Electric ignition equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $2.96 billion of the $3.6 billion total.

All totaled, 60.44 percent of all these Electric ignition equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.18 billion of the $3.6 billion total