Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2020.

Imports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 43 import by value totaled $850.03 million for the month of March, $2.46 billion through March of 2020, and $10.13 billion for all of 2019, 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$841.63 M
2China$368 M
3Germany$215.32 M
4Japan$203.98 M
5South Korea$95.98 M
6Vietnam$93.56 M
7Taiwan$71.37 M
8Switzerland$55.64 M
9Italy$54.16 M
10Brazil$44.22 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.46 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $368,848,144
2Port of Los Angeles $267,474,722
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $169,531,111
4Port of Houston $138,227,385
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $136,782,191
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $122,078,097
7Port of Newark $117,235,428
8Port of Long Beach $83,281,865
9Port of New Orleans $83,100,539
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $82,556,021

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets decreased 1.06 percent through March to $2.46 billion

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets decreased 1.06 percent from $2.49 billion to $2.46 billion through the first three months of 2020 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 March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 44 for the last full year with a total value of $10.13 billion, a $138.76 million, 1.39 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March 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 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

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 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $841,629,290
2China $368,003,502
3Germany $215,323,917
4Japan $203,978,432
5South Korea $95,980,996
6Vietnam $93,558,131
7Taiwan $71,366,734
8Switzerland $55,640,529
9Italy $54,156,825
10Brazil $44,224,421

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $180,403,685
2Chicago $65,887,734
3Cleveland $51,285,724
4New York City $49,126,136
5Los Angeles $48,608,458
6Atlanta/Savannah $47,216,449
7New Orleans $44,311,850
8El Paso $43,345,848
9Houston $39,180,568
10San Diego $35,747,846

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 10.93 percent compared to last year to $368.85 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 10.5 percent compared to last year to $267.47 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 3.66 percent compared to last year to $169.53 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 37.99 percent compared to last year to $138.23 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 24.24 percent compared to last year to $136.78 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 $19.2 million, 2.33 percent, (34.19 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $151.03 million, 29.1 percent, (14.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $35.62 million, 19.82 percent, (8.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $18.08 million, 9.73 percent, (8.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea decreased $7.99 million, 7.69 percent, (3.9 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.07 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.72 billion of the $2.46 billion total.

All totaled, 43.91 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.08 billion of the $2.46 billion total