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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 31 import by value totaled $1.15 billion for the month of July, $7.57 billion through July of 2019, and $12.37 billion for all of 2018, 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$3 B
2China$1.21 B
3Japan$484.02 M
4Canada$447.85 M
5Germany$429.61 M
6United Kingdom$243.31 M
7South Korea$185.55 M
8Vietnam$176.66 M
9France$159.87 M
10Singapore$136.48 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $7.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,092,397,183
2Pharr International Bridge in Texas $686,039,814
3Port of Los Angeles $679,025,300
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $538,189,803
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $426,478,970
6Port of New Orleans $296,830,010
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $211,569,018
8Port of Newark $206,558,901
9Port of Long Beach $191,747,171
10Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $179,269,888

U.S. imports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 9.04 percent through July to $7.57 billion

U.S. imports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 9.04 percent from $6.94 billion to $7.57 billion through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 31 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 32 for the last full year with a total value of $12.37 billion, a $1.24 billion, 11.16 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Pharr International Bridge in Texas, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, 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 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.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,995,035,924
2China $1,213,582,127
3Japan $484,018,449
4Canada $447,845,505
5Germany $429,612,248
6United Kingdom $243,306,583
7South Korea $185,551,852
8Vietnam $176,658,936
9France $159,865,584
10Singapore $136,481,276

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $950,822,740
2Chicago $347,997,414
3El Paso $322,048,786
4Los Angeles $286,753,203
5Cleveland $257,340,013
6New Orleans $222,824,879
7Atlanta/Savannah $139,480,812
8New York City $135,624,166
9Charleston $133,496,145
10Seattle $130,767,925

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 8.7 percent compared to last year to $1.09 billion.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 20.46 percent compared to last year to $686.04 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.04 percent compared to last year to $679.03 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 2.35 percent compared to last year to $538.19 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 5.7 percent compared to last year to $426.48 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 $273.29 million, 10.04 percent, (39.58 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $96.83 million, 8.67 percent, (16.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $52.66 million, 12.21 percent, (6.4 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $9.95 million, 2.27 percent, (5.92 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $40.94 million, 8.7 percent, (5.68 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.61 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $5.57 billion of the $7.57 billion total.

All totaled, 45.23 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $3.42 billion of the $7.57 billion total