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

Imports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 59 import by value totaled $570.83 million for the month of February, $1.29 billion through February 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$367.3 M
2Japan$302.13 M
3South Korea$220.17 M
4Mexico$170.1 M
5Vietnam$42.42 M
6Germany$39.09 M
7Taiwan$29.62 M
8Spain$14.12 M
9France$12.6 M
10Singapore$9.43 M
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $239,559,018
2Port of San Francisco, Calif. $170,334,707
3Port of Newark $115,356,098
4Port Laredo $89,938,983
5Port of Long Beach $72,273,974
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $55,774,815
7Pharr International Bridge in Texas $53,927,408
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $53,038,340
9Chicago O’Hare International Airport $47,630,519
10El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $39,606,169

U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 8.91 percent through February to $1.29 billion

U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 8.91 percent from $1.18 billion to $1.29 billion through the first two 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 59 through February 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 February 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 of Newark, No. 4 Port Laredo 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 Germany. 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 – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $367,301,117
2Japan $302,126,978
3South Korea $220,166,450
4Mexico $170,098,123
5Vietnam $42,419,895
6Germany $39,092,786
7Taiwan $29,619,956
8Spain $14,121,459
9France $12,603,826
10Singapore $9,427,711

January – February 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 two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.31 percent compared to last year to $239.56 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 16.64 percent compared to last year to $170.33 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 84.98 percent compared to last year to $115.36 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.8 percent compared to last year to $89.94 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 38.45 percent compared to last year to $72.27 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 $53.35 million, 16.99 percent, (28.48 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $4.04 million, 1.36 percent, (23.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea decreased $10.12 million, 4.39 percent, (17.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $8.3 million, 5.13 percent, (13.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Vietnam increased $16.28 million, 62.3 percent, (3.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 85.45 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.1 billion of the $1.29 billion total.

All totaled, 53.3 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $687.46 million of the $1.29 billion total