Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through May 2020.

Imports: Miscellaneous electrical machinery

Miscellaneous electrical machinery, the No. 63 import by value totaled $481.06 million for the month of May, $2.93 billion through May of 2020, and $9.02 billion for all of 2019, 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$698.68 M
2Mexico$618.49 M
3Japan$362.71 M
4Germany$236.74 M
5Taiwan$205.28 M
6Canada$149.36 M
7South Korea$110.56 M
8Malaysia$109.32 M
9United Kingdom$74.94 M
10Vietnam$55.42 M
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U.S. imports of Miscellaneous electrical machinery decreased 22.01 percent through May to $2.93 billion

U.S. imports of Miscellaneous electrical machinery decreased 22.01 percent from $3.75 billion to $2.93 billion through the first five months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 63 through May among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 52 for the last full year with a total value of $9.02 billion, a $926.95 million, 9.32 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through May 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 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 4 Los Angeles International Airport and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

In the last previous full year, the leading 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 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..

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port Laredo fell 27.59 percent compared to last year to $345.87 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 5.68 percent compared to last year to $326.61 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 37.76 percent compared to last year to $249.94 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 21.89 percent compared to last year to $218.66 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 30.62 percent compared to last year to $147.5 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 $561.94 million, 44.58 percent, (23.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico decreased $260.12 million, 29.61 percent, (21.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $27.39 million, 8.17 percent, (12.39 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Germany decreased $19.15 million, 7.49 percent, (8.09 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Taiwan increased $23.66 million, 13.03 percent, (7.01 percent market share).

All totaled, 72.48 percent of all these Miscellaneous electrical machinery imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $2.12 billion of the $2.93 billion total.

All totaled, 44.02 percent of all these Miscellaneous electrical machinery imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $1.29 billion of the $2.93 billion total