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

Imports: Power supplies, transformers

Power supplies, transformers, the No. 24 import by value totaled $1.37 billion for the month of December, $15.04 billion through December 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$6.23 B
2Mexico$2.39 B
3Japan$787.75 M
4Canada$689.54 M
5Germany$627.19 M
6Philippines$478.77 M
7Taiwan$443.23 M
8Thailand$409.53 M
9South Korea$341.33 M
10India$238.28 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $15.04 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $2,541,699,178
2Port Laredo $1,155,751,120
3Port of Newark $941,760,349
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $936,695,588
5Port of Long Beach $786,730,635
6Los Angeles International Airport $647,430,428
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $587,225,541
8Port of New Orleans $418,741,515
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $394,083,943
10Port of Houston $387,704,857

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 8.06 percent through December to $15.04 billion

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 8.06 percent from $13.92 billion to $15.04 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 24 through December 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 December 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 – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $6,230,049,715
2Mexico $2,387,468,584
3Japan $787,754,521
4Canada $689,535,887
5Germany $627,189,528
6Philippines $478,769,943
7Taiwan $443,231,346
8Thailand $409,525,359
9South Korea $341,332,868
10India $238,282,889

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $664,620,915
2Laredo $356,117,599
3Chicago $352,505,725
4New York City $263,025,406
5San Francisco $240,434,821
6Cleveland $210,437,886
7Atlanta/Savannah $169,399,792
8New Orleans $166,482,311
9Houston $147,182,488
10Dallas $132,914,182

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 rose 7.5 percent compared to last year to $2.54 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 5.49 percent compared to last year to $1.16 billion.
  • Port of Newark rose 3.38 percent compared to last year to $941.76 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 7.08 percent compared to last year to $936.7 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 32.44 percent compared to last year to $786.73 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 increased $548.37 million, 9.65 percent, (41.41 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $179.66 million, 8.14 percent, (15.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan decreased $39.52 million, 4.78 percent, (5.24 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada increased $22.89 million, 3.43 percent, (4.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Germany decreased $19.51 million, 3.02 percent, (4.17 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 71.27 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $10.72 billion of the $15.04 billion total.

All totaled, 42.3 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $6.36 billion of the $15.04 billion total