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

Imports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 43 import by value totaled $876.43 million for the month of July, $5.97 billion through July of 2019, and $9.99 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$1.98 B
2China$1.19 B
3Germany$445.26 M
4Japan$445.02 M
5South Korea$239.21 M
6Taiwan$157.13 M
7Brazil$140.91 M
8Vietnam$136.8 M
9Switzerland$131.32 M
10Italy$126.63 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.97 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $956,809,143
2Port of Los Angeles $694,879,831
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $380,110,872
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $333,007,941
5Port of Newark $299,387,152
6Port of Long Beach $292,604,535
7Port of Houston $276,330,163
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $266,110,017
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $230,042,239
10Port of Virginia $183,913,002

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 3.73 percent through July to $5.97 billion

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 3.73 percent from $5.76 billion to $5.97 billion 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 43 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 48 for the last full year with a total value of $9.99 billion, a $466.71 million, 4.90 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Newark.

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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,977,172,810
2China $1,193,048,376
3Germany $445,259,902
4Japan $445,019,257
5South Korea $239,206,642
6Taiwan $157,133,173
7Brazil $140,905,108
8Vietnam $136,801,037
9Switzerland $131,318,122
10Italy $126,630,928

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $829,937,336
2Chicago $328,463,142
3Los Angeles $258,654,133
4El Paso $216,400,287
5Cleveland $183,026,348
6Atlanta/Savannah $160,651,449
7New Orleans $158,157,966
8New York City $148,482,906
9Detroit $147,592,501
10Houston $95,184,028

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 Laredo rose 6.75 percent compared to last year to $956.81 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.53 percent compared to last year to $694.88 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 3.66 percent compared to last year to $380.11 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 3.45 percent compared to last year to $333.01 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.26 percent compared to last year to $299.39 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 $208.2 million, 11.77 percent, (33.12 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $251.7 million, 17.42 percent, (19.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $27.68 million, 6.63 percent, (7.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $23.54 million, 5.59 percent, (7.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $24.43 million, 11.38 percent, (4.01 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 72.02 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $4.3 billion of the $5.97 billion total.

All totaled, 44.63 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.66 billion of the $5.97 billion total