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

Imports: Miscellaneous electrical machinery

Miscellaneous electrical machinery, the No. 54 import by value totaled $813.56 million for the month of August, $6.13 billion through August of 2019, and $9.95 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
1China$2.05 B
2Mexico$1.45 B
3Japan$552.06 M
4Germany$406.47 M
5Taiwan$332.96 M
6Canada$314.49 M
7South Korea$148.17 M
8United Kingdom$136.63 M
9Malaysia$125.11 M
10France$59.81 M
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.13 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port Laredo $807,381,900
2Chicago O’Hare International Airport $746,384,696
3Port of Los Angeles $551,999,526
4Los Angeles International Airport $463,108,637
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $290,383,599
6Port of Newark $218,515,960
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $216,531,025
8Port of Oakland, Calif. $208,653,853
9El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $204,597,855
10Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $197,235,269

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous electrical machinery decreased 9.45 percent through August to $6.13 billion

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous electrical machinery decreased 9.45 percent from $6.77 billion to $6.13 billion through the first eight 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 54 through August among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 45 for the last full year with a total value of $9.95 billion, a $1.27 billion, 14.58 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Taiwan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Germany and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,046,923,400
2Mexico $1,447,409,111
3Japan $552,063,437
4Germany $406,473,651
5Taiwan $332,963,386
6Canada $314,489,236
7South Korea $148,170,275
8United Kingdom $136,631,655
9Malaysia $125,114,436
10France $59,808,641

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $584,055,985
2Laredo $456,400,404
3Chicago $297,520,445
4Cleveland $293,066,748
5San Francisco $195,616,001
6New Orleans $182,463,338
7Detroit $150,807,788
8New York City $145,032,628
9El Paso $110,976,240
10Atlanta/Savannah $102,376,614

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 15.78 percent compared to last year to $807.38 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 49.07 percent compared to last year to $746.38 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 39.51 percent compared to last year to $552 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 19.73 percent compared to last year to $463.11 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. rose 39.96 percent compared to last year to $290.38 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 decreased $515.11 million, 20.11 percent, (33.4 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $202.05 million, 12.25 percent, (23.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $13.77 million, 2.43 percent, (9.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $49.15 million, 10.79 percent, (6.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $196.67 million, 144.31 percent, (5.43 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.08 percent of all these Miscellaneous electrical machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $4.79 billion of the $6.13 billion total.

All totaled, 46.65 percent of all these Miscellaneous electrical machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $2.86 billion of the $6.13 billion total