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

Imports: Power supplies, transformers

Power supplies, transformers, the No. 27 import by value totaled $1.18 billion for the month of March, $3.49 billion through March of 2019, and $15.04 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
1China$1.19 B
2Mexico$647.19 M
3Japan$200.71 M
4Canada$178.18 M
5Germany$147.59 M
6Philippines$128.03 M
7Taiwan$110.56 M
8Thailand$108.82 M
9Austria$81.69 M
10South Korea$71.19 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.49 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $543,935,080
2Port Laredo $323,213,034
3Port of Newark $249,384,608
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $198,270,685
5Port of Long Beach $154,734,353
6Los Angeles International Airport $132,364,989
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $127,518,941
8Port of Houston $125,408,902
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $113,070,948
10San Francisco International Airport, Calif. $89,853,092

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 1.59 percent through March to $3.49 billion

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 1.59 percent from $3.44 billion to $3.49 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 27 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 24 for the last full year with a total value of $15.04 billion, a $1.12 billion, 8.06 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March 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 Long Beach.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $1,189,635,638
2Mexico $647,188,155
3Japan $200,712,548
4Canada $178,184,245
5Germany $147,593,100
6Philippines $128,032,113
7Taiwan $110,555,525
8Thailand $108,820,309
9Austria $81,685,194
10South Korea $71,187,729

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $892,702,935
2Laredo $494,318,085
3Chicago $489,520,230
4New York City $343,688,921
5San Francisco $317,519,895
6Cleveland $289,210,296
7New Orleans $236,152,663
8Atlanta/Savannah $225,478,568
9Dallas $182,955,054
10Houston $178,324,626

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 4.37 percent compared to last year to $543.94 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 24.18 percent compared to last year to $323.21 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 5.04 percent compared to last year to $249.38 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 8.55 percent compared to last year to $198.27 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 6.57 percent compared to last year to $154.73 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 decreased $218.82 million, 15.54 percent, (34.05 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $113.95 million, 21.37 percent, (18.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $11.52 million, 6.09 percent, (5.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $8.04 million, 4.73 percent, (5.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $7.56 million, 4.87 percent, (4.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.65 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.36 billion of the $3.49 billion total.

All totaled, 42.07 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.47 billion of the $3.49 billion total