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

Imports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 77 import by value totaled $502.23 million for the month of July, $3.64 billion through July of 2019, and $6.34 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
1Mexico$1.39 B
2China$594.69 M
3Taiwan$465.65 M
4South Korea$237.82 M
5Japan$217.3 M
6Canada$169.86 M
7Germany$91.49 M
8Malaysia$59.24 M
9Vietnam$46.39 M
10Thailand$43.22 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.64 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $612,497,080
2Port Laredo $547,849,107
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $500,293,563
4Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $208,461,484
5Port of Long Beach $176,240,894
6Port of Newark $176,147,185
7Port of Savannah, Ga. $173,357,375
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $152,746,451
9Brownsville International Bridges $143,944,433
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $96,915,853

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 0.81 percent through July to $3.64 billion

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 0.81 percent from $3.61 billion to $3.64 billion through the first seven 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 77 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 75 for the last full year with a total value of $6.34 billion, a $710.13 million, 12.62 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,393,869,566
2China $594,690,712
3Taiwan $465,648,738
4South Korea $237,816,910
5Japan $217,303,027
6Canada $169,855,505
7Germany $91,486,446
8Malaysia $59,243,551
9Vietnam $46,387,687
10Thailand $43,218,222

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $407,533,545
2El Paso $281,956,927
3Los Angeles $274,850,952
4Chicago $210,128,322
5Detroit $184,999,960
6Atlanta/Savannah $128,451,497
7New York City $104,939,749
8Cleveland $98,361,246
9New Orleans $59,344,204
10Charleston $42,310,283

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 9.57 percent compared to last year to $612.5 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.46 percent compared to last year to $547.85 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 1.85 percent compared to last year to $500.29 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 22.91 percent compared to last year to $208.46 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 9.46 percent compared to last year to $176.24 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 Mexico increased $53.2 million, 3.97 percent, (38.34 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $82.99 million, 12.25 percent, (16.36 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $29 million, 6.64 percent, (12.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $9.31 million, 4.07 percent, (6.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $21.77 million, 9.1 percent, (5.98 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.03 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $2.91 billion of the $3.64 billion total.

All totaled, 56.26 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $2.05 billion of the $3.64 billion total