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

Imports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 57 import by value totaled $783.92 million for the month of October, $7.33 billion through October of 2018, and $10.47 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
1Malaysia$1.37 B
2China$1.27 B
3Japan$946.28 M
4South Korea$709.78 M
5Mexico$663.09 M
6Vietnam$325.96 M
7Thailand$315.26 M
8Taiwan$311.8 M
9Germany$205.16 M
10Italy$198.26 M
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U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 9.16 percent through October to $7.33 billion

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 9.16 percent from $8.07 billion to $7.33 billion through the first 10 months of 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 57 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 46 for the last full year with a total value of $10.47 billion, a $3.14 billion, 23.07 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 China, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska, No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 San Francisco International Airport, Calif..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 China, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 3 San Francisco International Airport, Calif., No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Malaysia $1,368,807,548
2China $1,270,744,087
3Japan $946,282,693
4South Korea $709,780,240
5Mexico $663,091,251
6Vietnam $325,964,533
7Thailand $315,263,404
8Taiwan $311,796,619
9Germany $205,155,742
10Italy $198,259,009

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $488,341,093
2San Diego $163,692,570
3Cleveland $158,363,482
4San Francisco $154,915,524
5Chicago $124,773,612
6New York City $108,067,458
7New Orleans $88,310,389
8Anchorage $35,925,061
9Atlanta/Savannah $28,401,003
10Seattle $25,736,959

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 44.33 percent compared to last year to $864.67 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 30.43 percent compared to last year to $803.86 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 25.72 percent compared to last year to $770.57 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 28.41 percent compared to last year to $631.69 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 1.92 percent compared to last year to $613.37 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 Malaysia decreased $339.43 million, 19.87 percent, (18.68 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $335.8 million, 20.9 percent, (17.34 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $117.96 million, 14.24 percent, (12.91 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $163.73 million, 18.74 percent, (9.68 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $159.67 million, 31.72 percent, (9.05 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.66 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.96 billion of the $7.33 billion total.

All totaled, 50.27 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $3.68 billion of the $7.33 billion total