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

Imports: Power supplies, transformers

Power supplies, transformers, the No. 25 import by value totaled $1.25 billion for the month of July, $8.3 billion through July 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$2.77 B
2Mexico$1.58 B
3Japan$465.87 M
4Canada$415.6 M
5Germany$353.04 M
6Philippines$322.48 M
7Taiwan$282.97 M
8Thailand$248.45 M
9South Korea$201.97 M
10India$150.41 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.3 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,365,765,036
2Port Laredo $820,277,358
3Port of Newark $526,412,346
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $490,490,501
5Port of Long Beach $319,968,187
6Los Angeles International Airport $307,352,815
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $305,987,348
8Port of Houston $276,449,014
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $269,607,550
10Port of New Orleans $206,080,444

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers decreased 2.22 percent through July to $8.3 billion

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers decreased 2.22 percent from $8.49 billion to $8.3 billion through the first seven 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 25 through July 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 July 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $2,771,349,322
2Mexico $1,580,971,428
3Japan $465,871,856
4Canada $415,595,020
5Germany $353,044,057
6Philippines $322,480,809
7Taiwan $282,971,968
8Thailand $248,448,746
9South Korea $201,974,099
10India $150,406,629

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 3.01 percent compared to last year to $1.37 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 23.7 percent compared to last year to $820.28 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 3.96 percent compared to last year to $526.41 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 6.72 percent compared to last year to $490.49 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 26.34 percent compared to last year to $319.97 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 $737.91 million, 21.03 percent, (33.39 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $231.51 million, 17.16 percent, (19.05 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $4.28 million, 0.93 percent, (5.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $20.33 million, 5.14 percent, (5.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $2.31 million, 0.65 percent, (4.25 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.32 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $5.59 billion of the $8.3 billion total.

All totaled, 42.45 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $3.52 billion of the $8.3 billion total