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

Imports: Electrical boards, panels and switches

Electrical boards, panels and switches, the No. 31 import by value totaled $1 billion for the month of December, $12.37 billion through December 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$4.78 B
2China$2.13 B
3Germany$805.42 M
4Canada$759.06 M
5Japan$754.67 M
6United Kingdom$351.59 M
7South Korea$309.11 M
8Singapore$251.92 M
9France$239.49 M
10Malaysia$195.89 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.37 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $1,779,937,834
2Port of Los Angeles $1,169,861,859
3Pharr International Bridge in Texas $1,041,272,014
4El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $926,881,072
5Chicago O’Hare International Airport $783,869,700
6Port of New Orleans $520,647,448
7Port of Newark $334,497,152
8Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $319,674,383
9Port of Long Beach $312,642,677
10Port of Charleston $267,950,795

U.S. imports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 11.16 percent through December to $12.37 billion

U.S. imports of Electrical boards, panels and switches increased 11.16 percent from $11.13 billion to $12.37 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 31 through December 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 December 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 Germany, No. 4 Canada 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $4,777,171,959
2China $2,126,751,102
3Germany $805,424,721
4Canada $759,059,058
5Japan $754,674,774
6United Kingdom $351,594,849
7South Korea $309,107,198
8Singapore $251,915,398
9France $239,491,025
10Malaysia $195,891,310

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $682,110,151
2Chicago $246,762,784
3El Paso $235,902,458
4Los Angeles $201,282,761
5Cleveland $189,973,393
6New Orleans $157,679,395
7Atlanta/Savannah $102,908,012
8New York City $101,912,457
9Seattle $97,437,795
10Detroit $95,813,574

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo rose 8.85 percent compared to last year to $1.78 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 35.12 percent compared to last year to $1.17 billion.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 22.18 percent compared to last year to $1.04 billion.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 8.3 percent compared to last year to $926.88 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 7.6 percent compared to last year to $783.87 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 $458.86 million, 10.63 percent, (38.62 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $441.81 million, 26.22 percent, (17.19 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Germany increased $66.99 million, 9.07 percent, (6.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $30.47 million, 4.18 percent, (6.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $87.73 million, 13.15 percent, (6.1 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.56 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $9.22 billion of the $12.37 billion total.

All totaled, 46.09 percent of all these Electrical boards, panels and switches imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $5.7 billion of the $12.37 billion total