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

Imports: Electric water, space, soil heaters

Electric water, space, soil heaters, the No. 54 import by value totaled $799.44 million for the month of December, $8.99 billion through December of 2018, and $8.03 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$5.99 B
2Mexico$981.33 M
3Malaysia$354.9 M
4Thailand$294.72 M
5South Korea$205.97 M
6Germany$182.79 M
7Canada$152.42 M
8Italy$143.67 M
9Japan$128.69 M
10Switzerland$64.51 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.99 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $3,080,812,995
2Port of Long Beach $976,892,057
3Port of Newark $688,504,961
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $584,751,326
5Port Laredo $574,706,914
6Port of Virginia $425,739,477
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $311,705,903
8Port of Seattle, Wash. $234,826,388
9Port of Houston $232,531,109
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $208,662,468

U.S. imports of Electric water, space, soil heaters increased 12.06 percent through December to $8.99 billion

U.S. imports of Electric water, space, soil heaters increased 12.06 percent from $8.03 billion to $8.99 billion in 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 54 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 57 for the last full year with a total value of $8.03 billion, a $213.39 million, 2.73 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,987,531,361
2Mexico $981,327,552
3Malaysia $354,898,424
4Thailand $294,724,337
5South Korea $205,968,946
6Germany $182,788,607
7Canada $152,419,935
8Italy $143,670,990
9Japan $128,691,906
10Switzerland $64,509,887

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $705,165,986
2Chicago $192,643,635
3New York City $157,910,013
4New Orleans $150,000,918
5Laredo $146,016,059
6Atlanta/Savannah $128,261,889
7Norfolk $82,065,380
8Seattle $59,191,425
9Houston $49,391,305
10Phoenix/Nogales $48,989,481

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 1.98 percent compared to last year to $3.08 billion.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.07 percent compared to last year to $976.89 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 30.21 percent compared to last year to $688.5 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 12.64 percent compared to last year to $584.75 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 6.34 percent compared to last year to $574.71 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 $760.56 million, 14.55 percent, (66.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $55.23 million, 5.96 percent, (10.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Malaysia decreased $59.56 million, 14.37 percent, (3.95 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $35.37 million, 13.64 percent, (3.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $24.65 million, 13.59 percent, (2.29 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 87.01 percent of all these Electric water, space, soil heaters imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $7.82 billion of the $8.99 billion total.

All totaled, 65.67 percent of all these Electric water, space, soil heaters imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $5.91 billion of the $8.99 billion total