Total Trade: $6.3 billion
|1||Port of Los Angeles||$1,126,273,364|
|2||Port of San Francisco, Calif.||$893,351,536|
|4||Port of Newark||$380,681,836|
|5||Port of Long Beach||$343,485,852|
|6||Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich.||$312,829,565|
|7||Port of Oakland, Calif.||$284,118,104|
|8||Port of Savannah, Ga.||$234,089,260|
|9||Pharr International Bridge in Texas||$230,463,195|
|10||Chicago O’Hare International Airport||$186,270,140|
U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 9.41 percent through October to $6.3 billion
U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 9.41 percent from $5.76 billion to $6.3 billion through the first 10 months of 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 67 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 66 for the last full year with a total value of $6.83 billion, a $1.67 billion, 32.35 percent increase from the 2016 total.
Through October of this year the leading 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.
In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Japan, No. 2 China, 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 Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Port of Newark.
January – October 2018
|6||New York City||$56,803,265|
Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:
Highlights for the top five ports:
- Port of Los Angeles rose 16.91 percent compared to last year to $1.13 billion.
- Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 3709.68 percent compared to last year to $893.35 million.
- Port Laredo rose 4.26 percent compared to last year to $470.78 million.
- Port of Newark rose 7.48 percent compared to last year to $380.68 million.
- Port of Long Beach rose 55.46 percent compared to last year to $343.49 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 $354.8 million, 25.5 percent, (27.72 percent of all shipments).
- U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $199.51 million, 11.39 percent, (24.63 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $336.18 million, 40.43 percent, (18.54 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 4 Mexico increased $105.51 million, 13.42 percent, (14.16 percent market share).
- U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $24.5 million, 19.13 percent, (2.42 percent of all shipments).
All totaled, 87.46 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $5.51 billion of the $6.3 billion total.
All totaled, 51.03 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.21 billion of the $6.3 billion total