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

Imports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 46 import by value totaled $908.47 million for the month of October, $8.35 billion through October of 2018, and $9.53 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$2.6 B
2China$2.01 B
3Japan$628.51 M
4Germany$601.49 M
5South Korea$317.64 M
6Taiwan$249.56 M
7Brazil$203.82 M
8Switzerland$170.68 M
9Italy$163.1 M
10Vietnam$140.66 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.35 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,317,142,663
2Port of Los Angeles $1,090,537,819
3Port of Long Beach $591,136,902
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $535,305,562
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $475,479,066
6Port of Newark $429,620,306
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $416,357,961
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $298,602,728
9Port of Houston $246,876,128
10Port of New Orleans $235,967,165

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 3.88 percent through October to $8.35 billion

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 3.88 percent from $8.04 billion to $8.35 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 46 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 47 for the last full year with a total value of $9.53 billion, a $707.48 million, 8.02 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, 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 Long Beach, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, 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 Long Beach, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,596,658,894
2China $2,009,235,562
3Japan $628,508,342
4Germany $601,490,560
5South Korea $317,644,004
6Taiwan $249,561,000
7Brazil $203,819,788
8Switzerland $170,678,314
9Italy $163,096,779
10Vietnam $140,656,259

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $398,969,456
2Chicago $165,433,214
3Los Angeles $140,401,567
4El Paso $109,537,503
5Cleveland $91,466,519
6New Orleans $78,076,643
7Detroit $73,385,537
8Atlanta/Savannah $73,108,276
9New York City $72,601,060
10Charleston $35,158,664

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 Laredo rose 6.97 percent compared to last year to $1.32 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 7.05 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 2.35 percent compared to last year to $591.14 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas fell 0.18 percent compared to last year to $535.31 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 8.06 percent compared to last year to $475.48 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 $146.92 million, 5.36 percent, (31.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $104.49 million, 5.49 percent, (24.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $24.77 million, 4.1 percent, (7.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $63.43 million, 11.79 percent, (7.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $25.2 million, 8.62 percent, (3.8 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.66 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $6.15 billion of the $8.35 billion total.

All totaled, 48 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.01 billion of the $8.35 billion total