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

Imports: Insulated wire, cable

Insulated wire, cable, the No. 18 import by value totaled $1.81 billion for the month of July, $12.53 billion through July of 2019, and $21.94 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$6.86 B
2China$2.09 B
3Vietnam$497.77 M
4Philippines$401.69 M
5Canada$364.54 M
6Nicaragua$260.33 M
7Honduras$249.99 M
8Germany$208.21 M
9Taiwan$180.4 M
10South Korea$164.09 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.53 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,549,837,191
2Port Laredo $1,908,087,300
3Port of Los Angeles $1,269,908,382
4Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $752,193,653
5Pharr International Bridge in Texas $653,053,107
6Port Miami $344,081,636
7Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Bridge, Border Crossing, Texas $341,851,551
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $337,565,686
9Port of Long Beach $309,188,091
10Port of Newark $302,298,681

U.S. imports of Insulated wire, cable decreased 0.18 percent through July to $12.53 billion

U.S. imports of Insulated wire, cable decreased 0.18 percent from $12.55 billion to $12.53 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 18 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 18 for the last full year with a total value of $21.94 billion, a $2.14 billion, 10.82 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Vietnam, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Philippines and No. 5 Vietnam. The leading gateways were No. 1 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. and No. 5 Pharr International Bridge in Texas.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $6,862,399,065
2China $2,090,156,177
3Vietnam $497,773,574
4Philippines $401,688,378
5Canada $364,537,016
6Nicaragua $260,327,944
7Honduras $249,993,910
8Germany $208,205,182
9Taiwan $180,400,268
10South Korea $164,094,867

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $1,629,098,833
2El Paso $1,412,169,399
3Los Angeles $856,535,070
4Phoenix/Nogales $416,582,849
5Chicago $267,508,315
6Miami $263,238,218
7Cleveland $258,970,862
8New Orleans $204,678,149
9Seattle $202,403,139
10New York City $199,758,172

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:

  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas fell 1.12 percent compared to last year to $2.55 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.7 percent compared to last year to $1.91 billion.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.74 percent compared to last year to $1.27 billion.
  • Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. rose 14.29 percent compared to last year to $752.19 million.
  • Pharr International Bridge in Texas rose 13.29 percent compared to last year to $653.05 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 $330.9 million, 5.07 percent, (54.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $611.48 million, 22.63 percent, (16.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Vietnam increased $129.81 million, 35.28 percent, (3.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Philippines increased $29.39 million, 7.89 percent, (3.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $15.28 million, 4.02 percent, (2.91 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.56 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $10.22 billion of the $12.53 billion total.

All totaled, 56.94 percent of all these Insulated wire, cable imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $7.13 billion of the $12.53 billion total