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

Imports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 30 import by value totaled $1.16 billion for the month of October, $10.29 billion through October of 2018, and $11.13 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
1Mexico$4.01 B
2China$1.71 B
3Germany$677.12 M
4Canada$637.02 M
5Japan$628.79 M
6United Kingdom$288.65 M
7South Korea$255.4 M
8Singapore$211.05 M
9France$197.16 M
10Malaysia$159.08 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $10.29 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,488,244,937
2Port of Los Angeles $950,302,441
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $865,570,339
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $787,664,355
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $641,601,664
6Port of New Orleans $434,153,310
7Port of Newark $282,500,571
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $266,431,475
9Port of Long Beach $258,632,004
10Port of Charleston $226,315,082

U.S. imports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 10.32 percent through October to $10.29 billion

U.S. imports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 10.32 percent from $9.32 billion to $10.29 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 30 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 33 for the last full year with a total value of $11.13 billion, a $673.4 million, 6.44 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Germany, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 4 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Pharr International Bridge in Texas and No. 5 Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,013,254,705
2China $1,707,183,119
3Germany $677,117,325
4Canada $637,017,228
5Japan $628,787,693
6United Kingdom $288,649,371
7South Korea $255,403,045
8Singapore $211,050,838
9France $197,163,310
10Malaysia $159,078,200

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $455,932,615
2El Paso $158,822,967
3Chicago $147,024,650
4Cleveland $122,570,567
5Los Angeles $108,165,725
6New Orleans $98,374,699
7Atlanta/Savannah $69,413,923
8Seattle $68,408,456
9Detroit $66,684,353
10Charleston $66,451,208

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 Laredo rose 8.58 percent compared to last year to $1.49 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 31.82 percent compared to last year to $950.3 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 21.28 percent compared to last year to $865.57 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 11.51 percent compared to last year to $787.66 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 11.74 percent compared to last year to $641.6 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 Mexico increased $384.53 million, 10.6 percent, (39.02 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $314.48 million, 22.58 percent, (16.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $79.17 million, 13.24 percent, (6.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $27.91 million, 4.58 percent, (6.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $65.06 million, 11.54 percent, (6.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.5 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $7.66 billion of the $10.29 billion total.

All totaled, 46.02 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $4.73 billion of the $10.29 billion total