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

Imports: Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts, the No. 25 import by value totaled $1.34 billion for the month of March, $3.62 billion through March of 2020, and $11.01 billion 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
1Malaysia$894.24 M
2Vietnam$615.31 M
3South Korea$455.92 M
4Thailand$372.1 M
5China$319.04 M
6Japan$249.41 M
7Mexico$122.62 M
8Taiwan$117.95 M
9Italy$72.87 M
10Singapore$62.45 M
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January – March 2020

Top Ports

Total Trade: $3.62 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $718,670,341
2Port of Long Beach $265,744,568
3Port of Newark $265,457,619
4Port of Virginia $255,050,615
5Los Angeles International Airport $179,752,866
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $173,324,530
7Port of Charleston $153,948,764
8Anchorage International Airport, Alaska $147,003,610
9Cleveland’s Hopkins International Airport, Ohio $141,009,762
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $138,256,187

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 69.89 percent through March to $3.62 billion

U.S. imports of Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts increased 69.89 percent from $2.13 billion to $3.62 billion 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 25 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 55 for the last full year with a total value of $11.01 billion, a $2.26 billion, 25.84 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Vietnam, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Thailand and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Virginia and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Malaysia, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 China, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 3 Los Angeles International Airport, No. 4 Anchorage International Airport, Alaska and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Malaysia $894,237,084
2Vietnam $615,313,082
3South Korea $455,919,281
4Thailand $372,099,049
5China $319,039,900
6Japan $249,412,603
7Mexico $122,617,671
8Taiwan $117,945,487
9Italy $72,866,455
10Singapore $62,451,928

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $278,282,001
2New York City $116,446,210
3Atlanta/Savannah $95,161,657
4Cleveland $80,113,690
5New Orleans $69,754,418
6Norfolk $65,412,978
7San Francisco $56,622,825
8Chicago $56,596,783
9Houston $46,030,206
10Seattle $41,650,327

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 Los Angeles rose 155.63 percent compared to last year to $718.67 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 698.07 percent compared to last year to $265.74 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 197.84 percent compared to last year to $265.46 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 482.97 percent compared to last year to $255.05 million.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 10.66 percent compared to last year to $179.75 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 Malaysia increased $346.74 million, 63.33 percent, (24.72 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Vietnam increased $470.93 million, 326.18 percent, (17.01 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 South Korea increased $263.95 million, 137.5 percent, (12.6 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Thailand increased $286.85 million, 336.48 percent, (10.28 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $74.05 million, 30.23 percent, (8.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 73.43 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $2.66 billion of the $3.62 billion total.

All totaled, 46.56 percent of all these Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $1.68 billion of the $3.62 billion total