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

Imports: Power supplies, transformers

Power supplies, transformers, the No. 25 import by value totaled $1.3 billion for the month of October, $12.41 billion through October of 2018, and $13.92 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
1China$5.12 B
2Mexico$1.99 B
3Japan$648.42 M
4Canada$566.68 M
5Germany$511.17 M
6Philippines$392.55 M
7Taiwan$358.39 M
8Thailand$341.16 M
9South Korea$284.93 M
10India$200.68 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $12.41 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $2,066,744,442
2Port Laredo $967,150,779
3Port of Newark $788,410,266
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $770,994,148
5Port of Long Beach $654,212,879
6Los Angeles International Airport $514,191,639
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $489,223,588
8Port of New Orleans $343,611,927
9Port of Houston $329,538,328
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $320,240,244

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 7.30 percent through October to $12.41 billion

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 7.30 percent from $11.56 billion to $12.41 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 25 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 26 for the last full year with a total value of $13.92 billion, a $90.41 million, 0.65 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 Germany. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Chicago O’Hare International Airport and No. 5 Port of Oakland, Calif..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $5,118,315,725
2Mexico $1,989,859,083
3Japan $648,424,749
4Canada $566,684,327
5Germany $511,171,514
6Philippines $392,547,795
7Taiwan $358,388,492
8Thailand $341,163,903
9South Korea $284,928,302
10India $200,678,993

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $374,024,461
2Laredo $231,099,796
3Chicago $220,590,640
4New York City $167,130,718
5San Francisco $154,350,379
6Cleveland $130,849,394
7Atlanta/Savannah $107,329,335
8Houston $101,541,179
9New Orleans $95,521,312
10Dallas $90,896,543

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 rose 7.68 percent compared to last year to $2.07 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 4.86 percent compared to last year to $967.15 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 4.71 percent compared to last year to $788.41 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 7.59 percent compared to last year to $770.99 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 27.65 percent compared to last year to $654.21 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 increased $424.36 million, 9.04 percent, (41.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $122.74 million, 6.57 percent, (16.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $48.01 million, 6.89 percent, (5.23 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $2.96 million, 0.52 percent, (4.57 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $35.82 million, 6.55 percent, (4.12 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.19 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $8.83 billion of the $12.41 billion total.

All totaled, 42.29 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.25 billion of the $12.41 billion total