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

Imports: Electric storage batteries

Electric storage batteries, the No. 67 import by value totaled $759.19 million for the month of October, $6.3 billion through October of 2018, and $6.83 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
1China$1.75 B
2Japan$1.55 B
3South Korea$1.17 B
4Mexico$891.81 M
5Taiwan$152.55 M
6Vietnam$149.31 M
7Germany$142.69 M
8France$79.16 M
9United Kingdom$66.27 M
10Philippines$59.39 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,126,273,364
2Port of San Francisco, Calif. $893,351,536
3Port Laredo $470,778,956
4Port of Newark $380,681,836
5Port of Long Beach $343,485,852
6Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $312,829,565
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $284,118,104
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $234,089,260
9Pharr International Bridge in Texas $230,463,195
10Chicago 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

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,746,107,037
2Japan $1,551,571,379
3South Korea $1,167,649,635
4Mexico $891,812,996
5Taiwan $152,549,258
6Vietnam $149,312,293
7Germany $142,689,063
8France $79,162,454
9United Kingdom $66,272,590
10Philippines $59,385,235

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1San Francisco $213,799,165
2Los Angeles $210,724,368
3Laredo $124,961,093
4Chicago $71,679,867
5Detroit $56,848,729
6New York City $56,803,265
7Atlanta/Savannah $46,360,925
8Cleveland $43,875,703
9Dallas $43,087,273
10New Orleans $41,223,243

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