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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through August 2019.

Imports: Electric ignition equipment

Electric ignition equipment, the No. 108 import by value totaled $379.37 million for the month of August, $2.84 billion through August of 2019, and $4.32 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

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$972.9 M
2Japan$797.89 M
3China$352.27 M
4Germany$147.16 M
5South Korea$56.43 M
6United Kingdom$55.95 M
7France$44.34 M
8Poland$36.38 M
9India$35.53 M
10Canada$34.04 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.84 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $491,880,973
2Port of Los Angeles $422,374,377
3Port of Tacoma, Wash. $374,514,460
4Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $284,211,655
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $171,968,539
6Port of Long Beach $91,596,186
7Port of Newark $86,818,236
8Chicago O’Hare International Airport $82,079,435
9Port of Charleston $80,884,878
10Port of Savannah, Ga. $63,832,865

U.S. imports of Electric ignition equipment decreased 1.26 percent through August to $2.84 billion

U.S. imports of Electric ignition equipment decreased 1.26 percent from $2.88 billion to $2.84 billion through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 108 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 106 for the last full year with a total value of $4.32 billion, a $296.53 million, 7.37 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August 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 Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Tacoma, Wash., No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $972,897,111
2Japan $797,894,617
3China $352,267,828
4Germany $147,155,303
5South Korea $56,432,064
6United Kingdom $55,952,635
7France $44,340,755
8Poland $36,379,737
9India $35,525,997
10Canada $34,041,606

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $342,187,096
2New Orleans $185,523,854
3San Diego $147,570,342
4Los Angeles $132,418,004
5Chicago $122,880,794
6Detroit $64,684,542
7Seattle $57,719,176
8Cleveland $54,040,271
9Norfolk $37,784,114
10Miami $36,987,475

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 9.65 percent compared to last year to $491.88 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 24.52 percent compared to last year to $422.37 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. rose 32.41 percent compared to last year to $374.51 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 34.43 percent compared to last year to $284.21 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 21.95 percent compared to last year to $171.97 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 decreased $888,558, 0.09 percent, (34.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $19.25 million, 2.36 percent, (28.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $46.3 million, 11.62 percent, (12.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $29.83 million, 25.42 percent, (5.18 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $1.06 million, 1.84 percent, (1.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.92 percent of all these Electric ignition equipment imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $2.33 billion of the $2.84 billion total.

All totaled, 61.44 percent of all these Electric ignition equipment imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $1.74 billion of the $2.84 billion total