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

Imports: Primary cells, batteries, parts

Primary cells, batteries, parts, the No. 369 import by value totaled $59.81 million for the month of March, $187.61 million through March of 2020, and $896.54 million 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$51.8 M
2Singapore$27.35 M
3Malaysia$14.05 M
4Indonesia$13.36 M
5Japan$12.16 M
6Germany$12.06 M
7France$9.52 M
8Canada$9.2 M
9Israel$7.31 M
10South Korea$5.24 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $187.61 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $31,566,872
2Port of Charleston $28,223,143
3Port of Los Angeles $22,139,778
4Port of Virginia $13,046,625
5John F. Kennedy International Airport $12,537,956
6Port of Newark $9,354,276
7Chicago O’Hare International Airport $8,250,784
8Port of Long Beach $7,927,340
9Sweetgrass Border Crossing, Mont. $7,130,584
10Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $5,200,660

U.S. imports of Primary cells, batteries, parts decreased 10.25 percent through March to $187.61 million

U.S. imports of Primary cells, batteries, parts decreased 10.25 percent from $209.03 million to $187.61 million through the first three 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 369 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 375 for the last full year with a total value of $896.54 million, a $131.76 million, 12.81 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

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

In the last previous full year, theleading 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 Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 John F. Kennedy International Airport.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1China $51,802,811
2Singapore $27,353,260
3Malaysia $14,047,658
4Indonesia $13,357,190
5Japan $12,159,735
6Germany $12,056,551
7France $9,521,027
8Canada $9,198,706
9Israel $7,311,526
10South Korea $5,244,419

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $17,331,453
2Charleston $11,450,719
3Los Angeles $7,442,640
4New York City $7,224,010
5Chicago $5,911,186
6Cleveland $3,421,819
7New Orleans $2,537,474
8Great Falls, Mont. $2,519,090
9Norfolk $2,371,807
10Miami $2,312,029

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 Savannah, Ga. fell 13.85 percent compared to last year to $31.57 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 267.13 percent compared to last year to $28.22 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 16.62 percent compared to last year to $22.14 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 72.71 percent compared to last year to $13.05 million.
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 0.4 percent compared to last year to $12.54 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 $7.26 million, 12.29 percent, (27.61 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Singapore decreased $9.89 million, 26.56 percent, (14.58 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Malaysia decreased $2.47 million, 14.97 percent, (7.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Indonesia increased $1.08 million, 8.76 percent, (7.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $3.88 million, 24.19 percent, (6.48 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 63.28 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 $118.72 million of the $187.61 million total.

All totaled, 57.31 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 $107.51 million of the $187.61 million total