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

Imports: Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst

Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst, the No. 238 import by value totaled $129.75 million for the month of July, $905.03 million through July of 2019, and $1.73 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
1Japan$240.6 M
2Germany$143.74 M
3Canada$119.02 M
4China$74.57 M
5Mexico$73.69 M
6Switzerland$67 M
7South Korea$28.93 M
8Italy$25.42 M
9Austria$21.24 M
10France$17.37 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $905.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $145,587,306
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $79,180,565
3Port of Newark $72,717,303
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $70,241,304
5Port Laredo $63,183,080
6Port of Long Beach $50,163,466
7Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $45,232,157
8Port of Virginia $35,109,141
9Port of Charleston $32,139,753
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $26,980,134

U.S. imports of Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst decreased 15.71 percent through July to $905.03 million

U.S. imports of Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst decreased 15.71 percent from $1.07 billion to $905.03 million through the first seven 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 238 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 210 for the last full year with a total value of $1.73 billion, a $300.62 million, 14.83 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 China and No. 5 Switzerland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Japan $240,595,290
2Germany $143,737,490
3Canada $119,022,116
4China $74,569,538
5Mexico $73,694,849
6Switzerland $67,000,255
7South Korea $28,931,712
8Italy $25,416,017
9Austria $21,244,017
10France $17,367,945

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Detroit $95,142,384
2Chicago $74,465,920
3Los Angeles $51,061,286
4Atlanta/Savannah $41,872,181
5New York City $34,728,461
6Laredo $33,331,152
7Cleveland $23,342,078
8Charleston $20,874,347
9Houston $15,453,629
10Mobile $14,710,995

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 1.71 percent compared to last year to $145.59 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 46.62 percent compared to last year to $79.18 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 0.76 percent compared to last year to $72.72 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 8.64 percent compared to last year to $70.24 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 9.28 percent compared to last year to $63.18 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 Japan decreased $9.97 million, 3.98 percent, (26.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Germany decreased $91.37 million, 38.86 percent, (15.88 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Canada decreased $38.99 million, 24.68 percent, (13.15 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $27.17 million, 26.7 percent, (8.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $8.95 million, 13.83 percent, (8.14 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72 percent of all these Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $651.62 million of the $905.03 million total.

All totaled, 47.61 percent of all these Electric, laser or other light or photon beam inst imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $430.91 million of the $905.03 million total