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

Imports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 74 import by value totaled $520.28 million for the month of December, $6.34 billion through December of 2018, and $5.63 billion 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
1Mexico$2.36 B
2China$1.26 B
3Taiwan$737.52 M
4Japan$408.96 M
5South Korea$396.7 M
6Canada$226.64 M
7Germany$145.06 M
8Malaysia$95.86 M
9Vietnam$65.12 M
10Czech Republic$60.28 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $6.34 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,185,029,208
2Port Laredo $898,060,995
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $862,136,568
4Port of Long Beach $333,817,341
5Port of Newark $328,191,528
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $304,640,514
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $287,881,758
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $275,099,734
9Brownsville International Bridges $249,221,324
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $203,966,429

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 12.62 percent through December to $6.34 billion

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 12.62 percent from $5.63 billion to $6.34 billion in 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 74 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 for the last full year with a total value of $5.63 billion, a $98.05 million, 1.77 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading 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.

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 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $2,360,322,870
2China $1,257,796,899
3Taiwan $737,521,864
4Japan $408,958,483
5South Korea $396,704,919
6Canada $226,641,947
7Germany $145,056,320
8Malaysia $95,860,564
9Vietnam $65,120,745
10Czech Republic $60,277,459

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $289,704,102
2Los Angeles $201,829,921
3El Paso $199,862,954
4Chicago $152,513,256
5Detroit $133,419,710
6Atlanta/Savannah $94,481,741
7New York City $80,793,562
8Cleveland $72,031,706
9New Orleans $42,885,455
10Charleston $31,024,359

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 19.98 percent compared to last year to $1.19 billion.
  • Port Laredo rose 17.44 percent compared to last year to $898.06 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 27.16 percent compared to last year to $862.14 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 7.9 percent compared to last year to $333.82 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.81 percent compared to last year to $328.19 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 $409.77 million, 21.01 percent, (37.25 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $82.18 million, 6.99 percent, (19.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $36.05 million, 5.14 percent, (11.64 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Japan increased $26.63 million, 6.96 percent, (6.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 South Korea increased $21.09 million, 5.61 percent, (6.26 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.46 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $5.16 billion of the $6.34 billion total.

All totaled, 56.93 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $3.61 billion of the $6.34 billion total