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

Imports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 63 import by value totaled $723.79 million for the month of August, $5.2 billion through August of 2019, and $7.69 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
1China$1.57 B
2Japan$1.07 B
3South Korea$817.65 M
4Mexico$730.02 M
5Vietnam$181.57 M
6Germany$179.14 M
7Taiwan$139.4 M
8France$65.78 M
9United Kingdom$55.62 M
10Philippines$45.73 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.2 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,050,157,522
2Port of San Francisco, Calif. $492,433,906
3Port Laredo $397,746,792
4Port of Newark $384,310,529
5Port of Long Beach $272,481,696
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $260,701,840
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $209,523,698
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $202,663,903
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $187,715,684
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $179,937,452

U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 5.30 percent through August to $5.2 billion

U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 5.30 percent from $4.94 billion to $5.2 billion through the first eight 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 63 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 65 for the last full year with a total value of $7.69 billion, a $854.14 million, 12.50 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of San Francisco, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of San Francisco, Calif., No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,574,301,621
2Japan $1,073,948,172
3South Korea $817,650,735
4Mexico $730,017,106
5Vietnam $181,573,274
6Germany $179,143,489
7Taiwan $139,398,953
8France $65,775,192
9United Kingdom $55,619,487
10Philippines $45,725,146

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $457,652,257
2San Francisco $433,377,393
3Laredo $269,701,976
4New York City $155,082,436
5Chicago $143,981,144
6Cleveland $114,492,348
7Detroit $102,522,159
8Dallas $101,966,165
9New Orleans $101,689,073
10Atlanta/Savannah $94,411,865

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 15.67 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. fell 29.73 percent compared to last year to $492.43 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 3.1 percent compared to last year to $397.75 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 31.57 percent compared to last year to $384.31 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 4.15 percent compared to last year to $272.48 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 China increased $265.15 million, 20.25 percent, (30.26 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $177.98 million, 14.22 percent, (20.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $81.77 million, 9.09 percent, (15.71 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $9.45 million, 1.31 percent, (14.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $65.51 million, 56.44 percent, (3.49 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 84.13 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $4.38 billion of the $5.2 billion total.

All totaled, 49.91 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.6 billion of the $5.2 billion total