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

Imports: Electric motors, generators, not sets

Electric motors, generators, not sets, the No. 44 import by value totaled $812.42 million for the month of December, $9.99 billion through December 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$3.11 B
2China$2.4 B
3Japan$753.6 M
4Germany$719.47 M
5South Korea$385.61 M
6Taiwan$298.39 M
7Brazil$245.91 M
8Switzerland$205.29 M
9Italy$196 M
10Vietnam$175.59 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.99 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,585,730,906
2Port of Los Angeles $1,305,543,054
3Port of Long Beach $684,859,987
4Pharr International Bridge in Texas $638,888,870
5El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $561,592,751
6Port of Newark $509,282,967
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $492,403,087
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $358,140,002
9Port of Houston $301,972,169
10Port of New Orleans $280,200,266

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 4.90 percent through December to $9.99 billion

U.S. imports of Electric motors, generators, not sets increased 4.90 percent from $9.53 billion to $9.99 billion in 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 44 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $3,105,850,467
2China $2,395,617,628
3Japan $753,598,474
4Germany $719,473,306
5South Korea $385,611,823
6Taiwan $298,393,359
7Brazil $245,906,334
8Switzerland $205,288,999
9Italy $195,995,927
10Vietnam $175,587,904

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $596,059,502
2Chicago $250,162,567
3Los Angeles $207,941,008
4El Paso $157,802,680
5Cleveland $139,017,939
6New Orleans $120,030,848
7Atlanta/Savannah $115,271,567
8New York City $113,162,233
9Detroit $109,150,242
10Houston $63,824,527

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 8.88 percent compared to last year to $1.59 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 4.41 percent compared to last year to $1.31 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 4.23 percent compared to last year to $684.86 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 0.86 percent compared to last year to $638.89 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 9.2 percent compared to last year to $561.59 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 $79.96 million, 2.51 percent, (31.08 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $102.43 million, 4.47 percent, (23.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $43.14 million, 6.07 percent, (7.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany increased $66.31 million, 10.15 percent, (7.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $39.89 million, 11.54 percent, (3.86 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.65 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $7.36 billion of the $9.99 billion total.

All totaled, 47.8 percent of all these Electric motors, generators, not sets imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.78 billion of the $9.99 billion total