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

Imports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 50 import by value totaled $585.83 million for the month of May, $3.32 billion through May of 2020, and $7.94 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
1China$980.28 M
2Japan$680.49 M
3Mexico$446.38 M
4South Korea$410.02 M
5Germany$175.45 M
6Vietnam$144.31 M
7Hungary$93.46 M
8Taiwan$74.06 M
9Malaysia$47.21 M
10France$40.34 M
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U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 6.06 percent through May to $3.32 billion

U.S. imports of Electric storage batteries increased 6.06 percent from $3.13 billion to $3.32 billion through the first five 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 50 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 64 for the last full year with a total value of $7.94 billion, a $256.38 million, 3.34 percent increase from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, the leading 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 San Francisco, Calif., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 2.92 percent compared to last year to $606.98 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 242.92 percent compared to last year to $350.66 million.
  • Port of San Francisco, Calif. rose 5.69 percent compared to last year to $286.8 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 10.49 percent compared to last year to $261.89 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 11.89 percent compared to last year to $230.57 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 $66.99 million, 7.34 percent, (29.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan increased $50.18 million, 7.96 percent, (20.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Mexico increased $6.43 million, 1.46 percent, (13.43 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $117.82 million, 22.32 percent, (12.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany increased $66.27 million, 60.69 percent, (5.28 percent market share).

All totaled, 81.04 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.69 billion of the $3.32 billion total.

All totaled, 52.28 percent of all these Electric storage batteries imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.74 billion of the $3.32 billion total