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

Imports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 55 import by value totaled $799.22 million for the month of March, $2.13 billion through March of 2019, and $8.75 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
1Malaysia$547.5 M
2Japan$260.58 M
3China$244.99 M
4South Korea$191.96 M
5Mexico$167.8 M
6Vietnam$144.38 M
7Taiwan$91.1 M
8Thailand$85.25 M
9Germany$67.76 M
10Philippines$50.72 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.13 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $281,132,866
2Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $217,078,321
3Los Angeles International Airport $201,203,104
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $168,196,434
5San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $153,986,543
6Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $108,919,774
7Port of New Orleans $100,323,789
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $95,374,249
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $91,633,615
10Port of Newark $89,128,748

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 3.38 percent through March to $2.13 billion

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 3.38 percent from $2.2 billion to $2.13 billion through the first three 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 55 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 53 for the last full year with a total value of $8.75 billion, a $1.72 billion, 16.45 percent decreased from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, 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 China, No. 2 Malaysia, 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..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Malaysia $547,498,395
2Japan $260,581,518
3China $244,988,775
4South Korea $191,964,380
5Mexico $167,795,426
6Vietnam $144,379,901
7Taiwan $91,103,759
8Thailand $85,250,829
9Germany $67,758,878
10Philippines $50,717,052

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $820,410,364
2Cleveland $324,832,936
3San Francisco $292,219,409
4San Diego $286,224,239
5New York City $262,008,610
6Chicago $246,917,806
7New Orleans $153,848,572
8Jacksonville/Tampa $92,007,373
9Anchorage $68,896,338
10Atlanta/Savannah $66,970,780

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 27.99 percent compared to last year to $281.13 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 1.84 percent compared to last year to $217.08 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 14.53 percent compared to last year to $201.2 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 9.3 percent compared to last year to $168.2 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 18.05 percent compared to last year to $153.99 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 increased $176.73 million, 47.67 percent, (25.71 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Japan decreased $14.36 million, 5.22 percent, (12.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $165.43 million, 40.31 percent, (11.5 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $29.52 million, 13.33 percent, (9.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $39.57 million, 19.08 percent, (7.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 66.34 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.41 billion of the $2.13 billion total.

All totaled, 47.97 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.02 billion of the $2.13 billion total