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

Imports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 338 import by value totaled $108.86 million for the month of October, $856.79 million through October of 2018, and $908.59 million 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$308.19 M
2Singapore$120.52 M
3Japan$62.61 M
4Indonesia$58.76 M
5Malaysia$53.22 M
6Germany$40.26 M
7Canada$30.64 M
8Israel$28.55 M
9Belgium$23.49 M
10Mexico$23.17 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $856.79 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $156,491,019
2Port of Los Angeles $114,070,811
3Port of Virginia $73,999,907
4Port of Long Beach $63,513,551
5Port of Wilmington, N.C. $61,593,807
6Port of Newark $47,030,601
7John F. Kennedy International Airport $40,463,749
8Port of Charleston $38,239,876
9Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $25,236,005
10Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $23,744,001

U.S. imports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 13.73 percent through October to $856.79 million

U.S. imports of Primary cells, batteries, parts increased 13.73 percent from $753.39 million to $856.79 million through the first 10 months of 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 338 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 339 for the last full year with a total value of $908.59 million, a $149.4 million, 19.68 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading 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..

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

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $308,193,221
2Singapore $120,523,771
3Japan $62,612,016
4Indonesia $58,759,916
5Malaysia $53,215,775
6Germany $40,259,685
7Canada $30,638,114
8Israel $28,550,832
9Belgium $23,487,877
10Mexico $23,172,521

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $23,966,005
2New York City $18,227,871
3Los Angeles $18,184,898
4Norfolk $13,321,106
5Chicago $10,554,839
6Cleveland $7,246,288
7New Orleans $7,122,448
8Great Falls, Mont. $5,936,092
9Wilmington $5,717,837
10Charleston $5,287,992

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 101.1 percent compared to last year to $156.49 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 12.64 percent compared to last year to $114.07 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 2.32 percent compared to last year to $74 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 8.47 percent compared to last year to $63.51 million.
  • Port of Wilmington, N.C. rose 639.78 percent compared to last year to $61.59 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 $13.64 million, 4.63 percent, (35.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore increased $58.35 million, 93.86 percent, (14.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Japan increased $5.71 million, 10.04 percent, (7.31 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia decreased $6.68 million, 10.2 percent, (6.86 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Malaysia increased $8.96 million, 20.25 percent, (6.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 70.41 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $603.3 million of the $856.79 million total.

All totaled, 54.82 percent of all these Primary cells, batteries, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $469.67 million of the $856.79 million total