Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Power supplies, transformers

Power supplies, transformers, the No. 23 import by value totaled $1.18 billion for the month of February, $2.51 billion through February of 2020, and $14.77 billion for all of 2019, 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$655.74 M
2Mexico$464.23 M
3Japan$145.4 M
4India$115.69 M
5Canada$106.1 M
6Taiwan$96.21 M
7Philippines$92.4 M
8Germany$90.06 M
9Vietnam$88.96 M
10Thailand$86.89 M
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January – February 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $2.51 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $423,792,867
2Port Laredo $258,521,721
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $153,187,603
4Chicago O’Hare International Airport $143,869,141
5Port of Newark $120,847,464
6Port of Houston $105,918,453
7Port of Oakland, Calif. $95,628,866
8Port of Long Beach $78,255,467
9Port of Tacoma, Wash. $76,422,575
10Los Angeles International Airport $64,476,264

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 8.29 percent through February to $2.51 billion

U.S. imports of Power supplies, transformers increased 8.29 percent from $2.32 billion to $2.51 billion through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 23 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 27 for the last full year with a total value of $14.77 billion, a $270.85 million, 1.80 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

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 – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $655,738,701
2Mexico $464,226,379
3Japan $145,404,950
4India $115,690,162
5Canada $106,099,138
6Taiwan $96,214,028
7Philippines $92,400,304
8Germany $90,063,904
9Vietnam $88,963,208
10Thailand $86,888,775

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $207,026,074
2Laredo $173,202,638
3Atlanta/Savannah $127,834,503
4Chicago $113,213,479
5San Francisco $86,955,923
6New York City $85,769,937
7Cleveland $67,592,597
8Houston $51,350,508
9New Orleans $50,130,241
10Dallas $42,254,895

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 10.74 percent compared to last year to $423.79 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 31.08 percent compared to last year to $258.52 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 208.85 percent compared to last year to $153.19 million.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport rose 15.28 percent compared to last year to $143.87 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 21.09 percent compared to last year to $120.85 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 $182.43 million, 21.77 percent, (26.15 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $51.55 million, 12.49 percent, (18.51 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $12.82 million, 9.67 percent, (5.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 India increased $78.93 million, 214.71 percent, (4.61 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Canada decreased $7.9 million, 6.93 percent, (4.23 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 59.31 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $1.49 billion of the $2.51 billion total.

All totaled, 43.88 percent of all these Power supplies, transformers imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $1.1 billion of the $2.51 billion total