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

Imports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 375 import by value totaled $75.03 million for the month of March, $209.03 million through March of 2019, and $1.03 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$59.06 M
2Singapore$37.24 M
3Malaysia$16.52 M
4Japan$16.04 M
5Indonesia$12.28 M
6Germany$11.5 M
7Canada$9.66 M
8Mexico$8.75 M
9Israel$8.28 M
10France$4.61 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $209.03 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Virginia $47,808,204
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $36,642,168
3Port of Los Angeles $18,984,810
4John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,488,461
5Port of Long Beach $12,369,363
6Port of Charleston $7,687,483
7Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $7,632,496
8Port of Newark $6,700,145
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $5,328,736
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $4,981,277

U.S. imports of Primary cells, batteries, parts decreased 5.37 percent through March to $209.03 million

U.S. imports of Primary cells, batteries, parts decreased 5.37 percent from $220.88 million to $209.03 million 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 375 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 358 for the last full year with a total value of $1.03 billion, a $119.71 million, 13.17 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Malaysia, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Indonesia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Virginia, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 John F. Kennedy International Airport and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 China, No. 2 Singapore, No. 3 Japan, No. 4 Indonesia and No. 5 Malaysia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Los Angeles, No. 3 Port of Virginia, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, N.C..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $59,058,742
2Singapore $37,244,886
3Malaysia $16,520,075
4Japan $16,040,771
5Indonesia $12,281,219
6Germany $11,495,445
7Canada $9,664,734
8Mexico $8,745,467
9Israel $8,278,995
10France $4,607,784

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $61,519,817
2Los Angeles $56,227,016
3New York City $34,767,786
4Norfolk $31,832,730
5Chicago $18,075,144
6Charleston $15,035,922
7Cleveland $15,029,441
8New Orleans $11,691,693
9Great Falls, Mont. $11,674,611
10San Diego $8,704,060

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 Virginia rose 128.85 percent compared to last year to $47.81 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 20.4 percent compared to last year to $36.64 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 42.37 percent compared to last year to $18.98 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport fell 9.13 percent compared to last year to $12.49 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 32.5 percent compared to last year to $12.37 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 $20.33 million, 25.61 percent, (28.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore increased $9.46 million, 34.03 percent, (17.82 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Malaysia increased $4.13 million, 33.28 percent, (7.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan decreased $2.52 million, 13.58 percent, (7.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Indonesia decreased $2.72 million, 18.14 percent, (5.88 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 67.52 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $141.15 million of the $209.03 million total.

All totaled, 61.38 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $128.29 million of the $209.03 million total