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

Imports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 57 import by value totaled $670.86 million for the month of December, $8.75 billion through December 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$1.73 B
2China$1.44 B
3Japan$1.13 B
4South Korea$840.32 M
5Mexico$786.73 M
6Vietnam$396.39 M
7Taiwan$380.48 M
8Thailand$359.5 M
9Germany$248.73 M
10Italy$232.21 M
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U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 16.45 percent through December to $8.75 billion

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts decreased 16.45 percent from $10.47 billion to $8.75 billion in 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 December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 41 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 December 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 Vietnam. 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Malaysia $1,734,406,740
2China $1,440,201,912
3Japan $1,128,387,124
4South Korea $840,319,936
5Mexico $786,725,440
6Vietnam $396,392,905
7Taiwan $380,478,333
8Thailand $359,496,767
9Germany $248,725,603
10Italy $232,211,361

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $644,013,638
2Cleveland $243,119,429
3San Diego $224,781,659
4San Francisco $222,538,967
5Chicago $187,861,993
6New York City $173,291,493
7New Orleans $120,304,791
8Anchorage $51,071,896
9Jacksonville/Tampa $38,576,011
10Atlanta/Savannah $36,941,619

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 55.9 percent compared to last year to $1.05 billion.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska rose 26.46 percent compared to last year to $940.41 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport rose 15.94 percent compared to last year to $894.84 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 22.54 percent compared to last year to $747.68 million.
  • San Francisco International Airport, Calif. fell 3.84 percent compared to last year to $729.45 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 $393.4 million, 18.49 percent, (19.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $653.41 million, 31.21 percent, (16.46 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $102.65 million, 10.01 percent, (12.89 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea decreased $322.06 million, 27.71 percent, (9.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico increased $104.29 million, 15.28 percent, (8.99 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.77 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.93 billion of the $8.75 billion total.

All totaled, 49.82 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $4.36 billion of the $8.75 billion total