Current data is through December 2019.

Imports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 38 import by value totaled $1.13 billion for the month of December, $11.01 billion through December 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

RankCountry2019
1Malaysia$3.03 B
2Vietnam$1.68 B
3Japan$1.01 B
4China$944.65 M
5South Korea$937.86 M
6Thailand$686.06 M
7Mexico$589.71 M
8Taiwan$416.99 M
9Germany$241.81 M
10Singapore$238.06 M
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U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 25.84 percent through December 2019 to $11.01 billion

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 25.84 percent from $8.75 billion to $11.01 billion in 2019 when compared to 2018, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 38 in 2019 among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 57 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 December 2019 the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 China and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Newark.

In the last previous full 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..

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five in 2019 were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 72.64 percent to $1.81 billion.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 290.22 percent to $823.9 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 13.16 percent to $777.12 million.
  • Anchorage International Airport, Alaska fell 19.65 percent to $755.67 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 25.59 percent to $674.29 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 $1.3 billion, 74.71 percent, (27.52 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $1.28 billion, 322.63 percent, (15.21 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $121.37 million, 10.76 percent, (9.14 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 China decreased $495.55 million, 34.41 percent, (8.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $97.54 million, 11.61 percent, (8.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.97 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets in 2019. That is equal to $7.59 billion of the $11.01 billion total.

All totaled, 43.94 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports in 2019. That is equal to $4.84 billion of the $11.01 billion total.