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President’s Note Ken Roberts

a trillion

With $400 billion in two-way trade in Los Angeles’ rear-view mirror, what would $500 billion mean to the region’s ports, roads and people?

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ur import-export data goes back to 1992, shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which ushered in the modern era of globalization and rapid growth in world trade. At that time, the Los Angeles Customs district had just recently passed $100 billion in trade. That year, New York City was the nation’s leading Customs district, and the first Customs district in the nation to surpass $100 billion, almost certainly. Eight years later, in 2000, Los Angeles and New York each passed $200 million in two-way trade, but Los Angeles had years before powered past New York to rank as the nation’s leading Customs district. While Japan was Los Angeles’ top trade partner in both 1992 and 2000, China had slipped by Taiwan and South Korea to rank No. 2. China’s trade with Los Angeles totaled $43.44 billion in 2000, a far cry from the 1992 total of $10.16 billion and from the 2012 total of $159.26 billion.

Fast forward again. In 2006, the year that WorldCity would first approach the Port of Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport about creating a publication similar to the one we had been producing in Miami since 2001, Los Angeles passed another milestone – $300 billion – but this time did it alone, without New York City. And now, Los Angeles has surpassed $400 million, at this point the only Customs district to have every done so. Can one-half trillion be far behind? Just for a moment, let’s assume that occurs at a similar pace to the recent milestones, in another six years, in 2018. While some of that increase will be due to inflation, quite a bit will be in the form of extra containers at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach as well as other seaports in the area. Quite a bit will be in extra flights looking to land at and depart from LAX and other area airports. Quite a bit will be on the area’s already overburdened interstate system.

WorldCity 1200 Anastasia Ave., Suite 200, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Phone: 305-441-2244 • www.worldcityweb.com KEN ROBERTS President kroberts@worldcityweb.com REPORTER Zachary Fagenson

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Quite a bit will be passing through on rail, more environmentally friendly, to be sure, but not entirely unintrusive either. Quite a bit will require additional warehouse space. While it won’t translate to a 20 percent increase in employment, it will certainly mean additional jobs. But what jobs? And what kind of training will be required? Importing and exporting is an ancient trade but, like everything else, it is changing at lightening speed. Los Angeles may be in the driver’s seat but strap in for the ride. In this, the seventh annual version of Los Angeles TradeNumbers, we have added more information about the “ports” – air and ocean – that are leading the charge, with tonnage statistics in addition to dollar information. We are also beefing up our online presence, with hundreds of new web pages monthly, soon to be in the thousands. I welcome your feedback. Contact: kroberts@worldcityweb.

ABOUT WORLDCITY INC. WORLDCITY is a media company focused on international trade and specific communities’ connections to the global economy. In addition to this publication, WORLDCITY has produced or is producing this year TRADENUMBERS publications for the UNITED STATES, THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK CITY, HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, LAREDO, SEATTLE, GEORGIA, MIAMI, DALLAS-FORT WORTH, PUERTO RICO, BOSTON, CHINA, MEXICO, SOUTH KOREA, COSTA RICA, PERISHABLES and TECHNOLOGY. At ustradenumbers.com, WORLDCITY offers interactive trade maps and import-export trade data that is updated monthly, allowing for in-depth and specific searches. In Miami, WORLDCITY hosts six event series and more than 40 events annually for the multinationalinternational business community there: Trade Connections, Global Connections, Tech Connections, HR Connections, Marketing Connections and the CEO Club.

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L.A.Angeles TradeNumbers Los TradeNumbers 2013 2006

Contents Contents

The big picture 6

Country profiles

Los Angeles tops $400 billion, a first

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Los Angeles became the first U.S. Customs district in history to record more than $400 billion in exports and imports in one year with a $403.96 billion trade total for 2012. With that milestone came other records, including an L.A. record for total exports and a U.S. record for total imports. In the process, it regained its No. 1 rank among Customs districts.

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Australia (7) China (1) Ecuador (15) France (20) Germany (6) Hong Kong (10) India (13) Indonesia (11) Iraq (14) Israel (19) Japan (2) Malaysia (9) Philippines (17) Saudi Arabia (18) Singapore (12) South Korea (3) Taiwan (4) Thailand (5) United Kingdom (16) Vietnam (8)

Customs map: L.A. is No. 1 The two-page U.S. Customs map provides a snapshot of where Los Angeles stands relative to others. A chart on the following page offers more detail on all the Customs districts.

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World trade map: L.A.’s Top 100 The two-page World Trade map shows Los Angeles’ Top 100 trade partners. On the following pages, see the total trade, total exports, total imports, and surplus or deficit for each of the top 100.

Exports & Imports Top exports

Top imports

RANK / PAGE NUMBER Top 50 Exports 36 Top Ports, by Value 37 Top Ports, by Weight 38 1. Civilian aircraft, parts 39 2. Diamonds 40 3. Cotton 41 4. Motor vehicles 42

22 16 30 35 21 25 28 26 29 34 17 24 32 33 27 18 19 20 31 23

RANK / PAGE NUMBER 5. Medical instruments 6. Cell phones 7. Computer chips 8. Scrap iron, steel 9. Computers 10. Motor vehicle parts

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Top 50 Imports Top Ports, by Value Top Ports, by Weight 1. Computers 2. Oil   3. Motor vehicles 4. Printers

50 51 52 53 54 55 56

5. TVs, monitors 6. Cell phones 7. Leather shoes 8. Sweaters 9. Motor vehicle parts 10. Computer parts

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About the Data

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There are thousands of numbers and hundreds of percentages in Los Angeles TradeNumbers. The backbone for the statistics is the U.S. Census Bureau’s data that WorldCity compiles, dissects, analyzes and tabulates. All references to the Los Angeles Customs district include the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles International Airport and a number of other, smaller ports in the region.

WorldCity regularly updates U.S. import and export statistics for the world’s more than 200 nations and the nearly four dozen U.S. Customs districts. Visit our interactive world trade map at www. ustradenumbers.com for both the most current and historical trade data, dating back to 1992.

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Advancing global initiatives in Southern California for more than a century

From a desert to the intersection of global commerce and culture, Los Angeles has come a long way … and since 1888 the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce has been there to help chart the course. Groundbreaking infrastructure; the country’s busiest ports; arts and entertainment known around the world – L.A.’s achievements happened through the coming together of extraordinary individuals. And it’s still happening today. Los Angeles Regional Export Council – helps put more businesses on a path to benefit from exporting by encouraging and assisting them as they look to begin or increase trade activity. The Americas Business Forum – increases awareness and encourages Southern California manufacturing firms to more aggressively participate in the exporting opportunities in the Americas, primarily in Latin America. World Trade Week – highlights the importance and benefits of and promotes global trade in Southern California through more than 40 events held throughout the month of May. The 87th Annual Kickoff Breakfast is Thursday, May 2 in Los Angeles. Visit worldtradeweek.com. Global Initiatives Council – works to create employment opportunities throughout Southern California by increasing exports, imports and foreign investment for companies of all sizes, and for the communities in which they conduct business. Trade Missions – match Southern California businesses with potential partners overseas. Trade Commissioners Networking Group – provides the infrastructure and venue where foreign trade diplomats can develop their own International trade strategies and programs as they perform their professional responsibilities. For more information about the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce or to find out how you can get involved in our global initiatives, call 213.580.7500 or visit lachamber.com.

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os Angles' trade with the world topped $403.96 billion in 2012, making it the first and only U.S. Customs district to surpass $400 billion in total exports and total imports in a single year. The Los Angeles Customs district, led by the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles International Airport, was also the first to top $300 billion, when it did so in 2006, and almost certainly the first to top $200 billion,

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The totals can be staggering. Los Angeles became the first Customs district to import more than $5 billion in leather shoes in 2012. Los Angeles imported more than $21 billion of computers, more than $18 billion in motor vehicles and more than $9.5 billion in printers. Total Los Angeles Customs district imports were $282.16 billion in 2012, a U.S. record. From Southern California's vast logistics and supply-chain network,

a league of

its own

Los Angeles, in record year, is first to top $400 billion in two-way trade when both Los Angeles and New York City did so in 2000. Behind 4.31 percent growth in 2012, Los Angeles also reclaimed the crown as the nation's No. 1ranked Customs district, surpassing New York City, where trade fell 1.59 percent. For all but two years in the last two decades, Los Angeles has been top ranked. New York was also No. 1 the other time Los Angeles wasn't, in 2001. Los Angeles' primary role in U.S. trade is as the import destination for Chinese, Japanese, South Korean and other Asian goods, ranging from athletic shoes to cars, computers and printers.

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the goods fan out across the United States and, to a lesser extent, are later exported to Latin America and even Canada. This role explains, in fact, why New York City surpassed Los Angeles as the nation's leading Customs district in 2001, of all years, the year of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center towers. The U.S. economy, already slowing, came to a screeching halt in the aftermath of the attacks, and all those consumer goods that flow into Los Angeles' airports and seaports tapered off as demand slackened. From a purely import-export point of view, the impact of the terrorist


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attack was greater in Los Angeles than New York. Imports are back, however, setting another record in 2012, at $282.62 billion. It is likely Los Angeles will be the first Customs district to register $300 billion in imports when 2013 data is released in February 2014. Los Angeles has accounted for more than 12 percent of all U.S. imports every year but one since 1992. By comparison, it has not accounted for 12 percent of all U.S. trade - exports and imports - since 1995. With exports, Houston slipped past Los Angeles in 2012 to rank as the nation's third-leading exporting Customs district behind New York and Detroit, which are perennially Nos. 1 and 2. While Los Angeles' exports are not insignificant - the $121.35 billion total was a Los Angeles record - it also regularly breaks new U.S. records for its trade deficit exports minus imports - and did so again in 2012, at $161.27 billion. Chicago, also heavily dependent on trade with China, is the only other U.S. Customs district with a deficit in excess of $100 billion. To put it in perspective, Los Angles' trade deficit is larger than the total trade for all but the nation's top seven Customs districts. Viewed another way, Los Angeles' deficit is equal to more than 22 percent of the total U.S. deficit. Other Customs districts' trade is more imbalanced, however. For every dollar of trade, the U.S. average is that 40 cents is an export. The Los Angeles percent is 30 percent. Chicago, Cleveland and Dallas - all of which have China at their No. 1 trade partner - all have a smaller percentage of exports to total trade than Los Angeles, as does Philadelphia, a large oil importer. China, the nation's No. 2-ranked trading partner behind Canada, is overwhelmingly No. 1 for Los Angeles. Although two other Customs districts have a greater total with one trade partner -Detroit, with Canada, and Laredo, with Mexico, topped $200 billion with one partner in 2011 - Los Angeles

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reported a record $159.26 billion in twoway trade with China in 2012. China's trade with Los Angeles, and the United States as a whole, has grown rapidly since its ascension into the World Trade Organization at the turn of the century. The first year it accounted for more than 20 percent of Los Angeles trade was 2001 - it had been less than 9 percent in 1992. In 2012, China accounted for 39.42 percent of Los Angeles' trade with the world. For six consecutive years, it has accounted for more than 45 percent of all imports. Before China's rise, Japan had been Los Angeles' top trade partner. It remains No. 2. Rounding out the top 10 trade partners are six other Asian nations plus No. 6 Germany and No. 7 Australia. After Japan come No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Taiwan, No. 5 Thailand, No. 8 Malaysia, No. 9 Vietnam and No. 10 Hong Kong. In percentage terms, Germany was the fastest-growing among Los Angeles' top trade partners, growing 18.78 percent, or more than four times the overall rate of 4.31 percent. It moved up two in the rankings with Los Angeles, to No. 6, and surpassed $10 billion in two-way trade for the first time. The only top 20 trade partner that moved up more over its 2011 ranking was Malaysia, up three positions. France moved up one, but it was an important one - it ranked in the top 20, pushing aside the Netherlands and earning its own page in this, the sixth annual Los Angeles TradeNumbers. Los Angeles has a trade deficit with 17 of its top 20 trade partners, the exceptions being No. 7 Australia, No. 10 Hong Kong and No. 12 Singapore. Overall, Los Angeles, like the United States as a whole, has surpluses with more countries than countries with which it has a deficit. In 2012, the score was 134 surpluses and 92 deficits. The surpluses tend of be much smaller, of course. Los Angeles' deficit with China, at $105.05 billion, is about five times the sur-

By the

Numbers

No. 1 The Los Angeles Customs district regained its ranking as the nation's top Customs district, a position it has held all but two years in the last two decades.

No. 1 Los Angeles is the nation's leading Customs districts for trade with 12 of its top 20 trade partners: China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Ecuador and the Philippines.

5 For the fifth consecutive year, Los Angeles accounted for more than 10 percent of all U.S. trade. For the 12 years prior to 2008, it accounted for more than 11 percent. It last accounted for more than 12 percent of all U.S. trade in 1995.

4 Four nations saw their trade with Los Angeles increase by more than $1 billion in in 2012, compared to 2011: China, Japan, Germany and Iraq.

$161.27 The Los Angeles trade deficit, in billions, in 2012, the largest in U.S. history. The deficit with China alone was $105.05 billion.

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los angeles trade 2012: top 20 U.S. customs districts All numbers are in billions

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U.S. TOTAL TRADE Total Trade $3.82 trillion Exports $1.55 trillion Imports $2.28 trillion Surplus $728.94 billion

3.62% 4.46% 3.06%

SEATTLE Total Trade $138.44 7.67% Exports $75.74 8.74% Imports $62.70 6.40% Surplus $13.04

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SAN FRANCISCO Total Trade $119.22 -0.27% Exports $50.51 1.30% Imports $68.71 -1.39% Deficit ($18.20)

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LOS ANGELES Total Trade $403.96 4.31% Exports $121.35 0.30% Imports $282.62 6.13% Deficit ($161.27)

2012 RANKING

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1 Los Angeles 2 New York City 3 Houston 4 Detroit 5 New Orleans 6 Laredo 7 Chicago 8 Seattle

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9 Atlanta/Savannah 10 Miami 11 San Francisco 12 Cleveland

CHICAGO Total Trade $187.60 6.31% Exports $38.14 4.53% Imports $149.45 6.77% Deficit ($111.31)

DALLAS/FORT WORTH Total Trade $68.25 6.95% Exports $19.43 5.99% Imports $48.82 7.34% Deficit ($29.39)

SAN DIEGO Total Trade $56.51 7.17% Exports $19.90 7.32% Imports $36.61 7.08% Deficit ($16.71)

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EL PASO Total Trade $90.31 9.74% Exports $38.31 10.18% Imports $52.00 9.41% Deficit ($13.69)

13 El Paso 14 Buffalo 15 Philadelphia 16 Dallas/Fort Worth 17 Low Value 18 Charleston 19 San Diego 20 Norfolk

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LAREDO Total Trade Exports Imports Deficit

$239.34 10.58% $105.49 9.55% $133.85 11.40% ($28.36)

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OW VALUE SHIPMENTS L Total Trade $67.08 5.52% Exports $54.10 9.22% Imports $12.99 -7.53% Surplus $41.11

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PHILADELPHIA Total Trade $78.12 -7.35% Exports $16.88 -1.87% Imports $61.24 -8.75% Deficit ($44.36)

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DETROIT Total Trade $251.93 3.11% Exports $127.28 2.90% Imports $124.65 3.32% Surplus $2.64

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CLEVELAND Total Trade $117.63 7.55% Exports $31.48 5.12% Imports $86.15 8.47% Deficit ($54.67)

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BUFFALO Total Trade $89.62 1.30% Exports $47.24 0.98% Imports $42.38 1.66% Surplus $4.86

ATLANTA/SAVANNAH Total Trade $132.12 4.57% Exports $51.55 3.98% Imports $80.57 4.95% Deficit ($29.03)

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CHARLESTON Total Trade $64.58 10.06% Exports $24.93 10.85% Imports $39.65 9.57% Deficit ($14.72)

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MIAMI Total Trade $124.73 10.25% Exports $73.30 5.89% Imports $51.43 17.12% Surplus $21.87

NEW YORK CITY Total Trade $381.82 -1.59% Exports $158.31 -1.56% Imports $223.51 -1.61% Deficit ($65.21)

NORFOLK Total Trade Exports Imports Deficit

$56.49 13.32% $27.69 13.92% $28.79 12.74% ($1.10)

NEW ORLEANS Total Trade $244.30 4.28% Exports $93.13 11.08% Imports $151.16 0.49% Deficit ($58.03)

HOUSTON Total Trade $274.26 2.27% Exports $127.12 6.32% Imports $147.15 -0.99% Deficit ($20.03)

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top U.S. Customs districts

1-YR 2012 CUSTOMS C HANGE RANK DISTRICT

TOTAL TRADE TOTAL TRADE EXPORTS 2012  2011 CHANGE  2012

EXPORTS 2011 CHANGE

Total U.S. Trade $3,821,847,726,089 $3,688,255,823,466

3.62%

$1,546,455,243,556 $1,480,431,903,237

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Los Angeles

$403,962,579,322 $387,267,147,094

4.31%

$121,345,587,033 $120,985,186,768

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2

New York City

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Houston

0

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IMPORTS 2012

IMPORTS SURPLUS/(DEFICIT) 2011 CHANGE 2012

4.46% $2,275,392,482,533 $2,207,823,920,229 3.06% ($728,937,238,977) 0.30%

$282,616,992,289

$266,281,960,326 6.13% ($161,271,405,256)

$381,821,830,413 $387,997,477,666 -1.59%

$158,308,331,842 $160,816,554,076 -1.56%

$223,513,498,571

$227,180,923,590 -1.61%

($65,205,166,729)

$274,263,854,223 $268,173,393,107

2.27%

$127,117,866,403 $119,563,234,447

6.32%

$147,145,987,820

$148,610,158,660 -0.99%

($20,028,121,417)

Detroit

$251,930,163,716 $244,337,626,736

3.11%

$127,283,022,564 $123,701,238,955

2.90%

$124,647,141,152

$120,636,387,781 3.32%

$2,635,881,412

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New Orleans

$244,297,568,753 $234,277,031,442

4.28%

$93,132,676,599

$83,845,831,970 11.08%

$151,164,892,154

$150,431,199,472 0.49%

($58,032,215,555)

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Laredo

$239,342,722,331 $216,450,949,304 10.58%

$105,490,442,610

$96,293,767,423

9.55%

$133,852,279,721

$120,157,181,881 11.40%

($28,361,837,111)

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Chicago

$187,597,097,489 $176,466,195,395

6.31%

$38,144,508,807

$36,492,223,125

4.53%

$149,452,588,682

$139,973,972,270 6.77% ($111,308,079,875)

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Seattle

$138,444,459,127 $128,584,096,880

7.67%

$75,743,181,256

$69,653,912,717

8.74%

$62,701,277,871

$58,930,184,163 6.40%

$13,041,903,385

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Atlanta/Savannah

$132,118,996,462 $126,347,102,532

4.57%

$51,545,030,577

$49,570,446,165

3.98%

$80,573,965,885

$76,776,656,367 4.95%

($29,028,935,308)

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Miami

$124,725,368,269 $113,126,765,576 10.25%

$73,295,396,847

$69,216,383,094

5.89%

$51,429,971,422

$43,910,382,482 17.12%

$21,865,425,425

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San Francisco

$119,218,568,534 $119,539,458,294 -0.27%

$50,508,394,906

$49,858,315,084

1.30%

$68,710,173,628

$69,681,143,210 -1.39%

($18,201,778,722)

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Cleveland

$117,627,241,952 $109,365,248,275

7.55%

$31,476,948,994

$29,945,131,046

5.12%

$86,150,292,958

$79,420,117,229 8.47%

($54,673,343,964)

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El Paso

$90,314,869,904

$82,302,625,617

9.74%

$38,311,230,877

$34,771,280,048 10.18%

$52,003,639,027

$47,531,345,569 9.41%

($13,692,408,150)

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Buffalo

$89,618,119,294

$88,470,447,592

1.30%

$47,237,742,099

$46,780,969,061

0.98%

$42,380,377,195

$41,689,478,531 1.66%

$4,857,364,904

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Philadelphia

$78,121,710,581

$84,317,268,606 -7.35%

$16,881,450,877

$17,202,395,336 -1.87%

$61,240,259,704

$67,114,873,270 -8.75%

($44,358,808,827)

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Dallas-Fort Worth

$68,245,622,661

$63,809,627,619

6.95%

$19,430,005,722

$18,331,071,569

5.99%

$48,815,616,939

$45,478,556,050 7.34%

($29,385,611,217)

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Low Value

$67,082,835,309

$63,571,912,210

5.52%

$54,097,113,009

$49,528,628,531

9.22%

$12,985,722,300

$14,043,283,679 -7.53%

$41,111,390,709

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Charleston

$64,575,259,898

$58,671,326,620 10.06%

$24,929,247,132

$22,489,641,561 10.85%

$39,646,012,766

$36,181,685,059 9.57%

($14,716,765,634)

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San Diego

$56,505,866,330

$52,726,652,854

7.17%

$19,896,233,086

$18,538,794,261

7.32%

$36,609,633,244

$34,187,858,593 7.08%

($16,713,400,158)

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Norfolk

$56,486,991,642

$49,849,380,308 13.32%

$27,692,450,254

$24,307,810,414 13.92%

$28,794,541,388

$25,541,569,894 12.74%

($1,102,091,134)

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Baltimore

$55,716,094,038

$53,239,236,309

4.65%

$22,076,869,346

$20,946,171,337

5.40%

$33,639,224,692

$32,293,064,972 4.17%

($11,562,355,346)

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Great Falls, Mont.

$49,866,677,280

$52,300,016,010 -4.65%

$21,648,205,469

$22,867,851,191 -5.33%

$28,218,471,811

$29,432,164,819 -4.12%

($6,570,266,342)

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Pembina, N.D.

$46,474,846,564

$42,088,052,910 10.42%

$28,529,115,714

$25,679,569,206 11.10%

$17,945,730,850

$16,408,483,704 9.37%

$10,583,384,864

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Port Arthur, Texas

$45,638,638,935

$44,449,085,039

2.68%

$10,218,123,396

$10,953,597,198 -6.71%

$35,420,515,539

$33,495,487,841 5.75%

($25,202,392,143)

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Ogdensburg, N.Y.

$45,399,928,745

$48,630,777,600 -6.64%

$17,740,941,411

$18,735,162,508 -5.31%

$27,658,987,334

$29,895,615,092 -7.48%

($9,918,045,923)

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San Juan, P.R.

$42,443,289,169

$40,689,113,273

4.31%

$16,338,897,678

$16,043,491,730

1.84%

$26,104,391,491

$24,645,621,543 5.92%

($9,765,493,813)

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Mobile

$39,300,851,047

$38,412,952,025

2.31%

$12,813,412,037

$11,600,088,251 10.46%

$26,487,439,010

$26,812,863,774 -1.21%

($13,674,026,973)

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Jacksonville/Tampa

$37,468,042,982

$36,393,600,724

2.95%

$17,064,883,094

$17,554,085,579 -2.79%

$20,403,159,888

$18,839,515,145 8.30%

($3,338,276,794)

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Anchorage

$31,050,745,421

$30,695,020,818

1.16%

$16,068,001,847

$15,434,064,306

4.11%

$14,982,743,574

$15,260,956,512 -1.82%

$1,085,258,273

1 30

Nogales/Phoenix

$30,923,109,006

$28,856,072,774

7.16%

$12,044,921,811

$10,465,096,682 15.10%

$18,878,187,195

$18,390,976,092 2.65%

($6,833,265,384)

1 31

Colum.-Snake Riv./Port. $29,359,465,270

$26,886,765,446

9.20%

$15,726,015,489

$14,422,534,354

9.04%

$13,633,449,781

$12,464,231,092 9.38%

$2,092,565,708

-2 32

Boston

$27,988,322,332

$28,987,470,447 -3.45%

$7,097,911,461

$8,058,198,979 -11.92%

$20,890,410,871

$20,929,271,468 -0.19%

($13,792,499,410)

1 33

St. Louis

$22,514,298,862

$19,989,220,321 12.63%

$842,378,018

$811,228,283

3.84%

$21,671,920,844

$19,177,992,038 13.00%

($20,829,542,826)

-1 34

Wilmington

$20,347,802,870

$20,678,335,843 -1.60%

$5,761,768,833

$5,528,974,790

4.21%

$14,586,034,037

$15,149,361,053 -3.72%

($8,824,265,204)

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Minneapolis

$19,845,364,489

$19,061,631,235

4.11%

$2,805,427,180

$2,625,451,070

6.86%

$17,039,937,309

$16,436,180,165 3.67%

($14,234,510,129)

0 36

Portland, Maine

$16,958,925,435

$16,926,020,566

0.19%

$4,894,559,760

$4,730,045,135

3.48%

$12,064,365,675

$12,195,975,431 -1.08%

($7,169,805,915)

2 37

Honolulu

$16,225,081,999

$13,139,417,111 23.48%

$9,746,899,720

$7,449,110,701 30.85%

$6,478,182,279

$5,690,306,410 13.85%

$3,268,717,441

2 38

Duluth, Minn.

$13,013,866,662

$11,960,594,579

8.81%

$4,629,366,499

$3,632,813,001 27.43%

$8,384,500,163

$8,327,781,578 0.68%

($3,755,133,664)

2 39

St. Albans, Vt.

$12,590,045,618

$11,718,631,858

7.44%

$3,153,324,726

$3,207,127,146 -1.68%

$9,436,720,892

$8,511,504,712 10.87%

($6,283,396,166)

-2 40

Washington, D.C.

$12,227,226,392

$14,137,510,917 -13.51%

$5,423,369,354

$5,160,637,229

5.09%

$6,803,857,038

$8,976,873,688 -24.21%

($1,380,487,684)

2 41

Providence, R.I.

$8,412,975,754

$7,588,958,627 10.86%

$370,351,983

$364,708,028

1.55%

$8,042,623,771

$7,224,250,599 11.33%

($7,672,271,788)

0 42

Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $8,186,154,786

$9,439,567,443 -13.28%

$8,186,154,786

$9,439,567,443 -13.28%

N/A

N/A

N/A

$8,186,154,786

-6 43

U.S. Virgin Islands

$2,132,953,217

$14,538,901,914 -85.33%

$885,571,904

$2,333,904,854 -62.06%

$1,247,381,313

$12,204,997,060 -89.78%

($361,809,409)

0 44

Milwaukee

$1,221,795,268

$1,573,564,413 -22.35%

$296,860,948

$275,040,195

7.93%

$924,934,320

$1,298,524,218 -28.77%

($628,073,372)

0 45

Mail Shipments

$210,220,616

$216,237,707 -2.78%

$210,220,616

$216,237,707 -2.78%

N/A

N/A

$210,220,616

0 46

Vessels Under Own Power

$29,277,122

$7,333,830 299.21%

$14,828,982

$4,330,683 242.42%

$14,448,140

N/A

$3,003,147 381.10%

$380,842

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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plus with all 134 â&#x20AC;&#x153;surplus nationsâ&#x20AC;? combined, at $21.7 billion. Viewed another way, Los Angeles imported a record $21.06 billion in computers in 2012 - almost equal to the entire surplus of those 134 nations. Computers ranked as the leading import into the Los Angeles Customs district in 2012, but the next 48 categories all topped $1 billion - a record. Among Los Angeles' top 50 imports, only linens for bed, bath and kitchen fell shy of $1 billion, at $995.21 million. Overall, imports increased 6.13 percent in 2012. The big three are computers, oil ($19.6 billion) and motor vehicles ($18.23 billion); after those three, none of the remainder accounted for more than $10 billion each. On the export side, by contrast, the top 24 categories were valued in excess of $1 billion half as many as with imports while the top export, civilian aircraft, engines and parts, totaled $5.42 billion, or about one-quar-

ter the total of the top import. Nevertheless, those 24 exports valued above $1 billion is two more than the record set in 2011. Overall, exports gained 0.3 percent over 2011. Because of large decreases in cotton and motor vehicle exports - which had ranked Nos. 2 and 3, respectively, in 2011 - diamonds became the second-most-valuable export from the Los Angeles Customs district in 2012, up two positions in the rankings. On the back of 15.25 percent growth, medical instruments moved up four positions to rank as the fifth leading export. No top 10 export moved up more in importance. Scrap iron and steel, subject to price swings, slipped three, the most by any top 10 export, to No. 8. One of the fastest-growing export categories, up 36.76 percent and 13 places in the rankings, was the category than includes almonds and walnuts, with a 2012 value of $1.34 billion. WC

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los angeles trade 2012: top 100 trade partners source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data CHANGE LOS ANGELES FROM 2011 Total Trade $403.96 billion 4.31% Exports

$121.35 billion

0.30%

Imports

$282.62 billion

6.13%

Deficit

$(161.27) billion

The Americas Rank Country

Trade

($ billions)

59

15 Ecuador

$5.19

22 Mexico

$2.79

25 Colombia

$2.37

55

26 Brazil

$2.27

28 Canada

$2.08

21 77 27

33 Chile

$1.40

36 Peru

$1.01

42 Guatemala

$0.73

43 Costa Rica

$0.72

48 Argentina

$0.40

49 El Salvador

$0.38

51 Venezuela

$0.35

52 Nicaragua

$0.33

53 Panama

$0.29

54 Honduras

$0.28

61 Trinidad and Tobago

$0.19

63 Aruba

$0.17

78 Dominican Republic

$0.10

85 Bolivia

$0.07

89 Uruguay

$0.06

92 Saint Maarten

$0.05

24

28

16

20

32

37

69

66 70 92 Saint Maarten

22

78 63

54 52 42

61 Trinidad & Tobago

73

51 49 43

25 53

80

15 36

26 85

Africa Rank Country 48

89

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South Africa Angola Morocco Algeria Congo (Brazzaville) Nigeria Libya Equatorial Guinea Kenya Mauritius

Trade

($ billions)

$0.86 $0.82 $0.15 $0.14 $0.14 $0.13 $0.09 $0.09 $0.08 $0.03

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Europe Rank Country

Trade

Rank Country

$10.35

16 United Kingdom 20 France

Trade

Rank Country

40 Sweden

$0.82

69 Portugal

$0.15

$4.80

45 Austria

$0.60

77 Luxembourg

$0.11

$3.19

55 Denmark

$0.28

82 Romania

$0.08

21 Netherlands

$3.05

56 Czech Republic

$0.27

87 Lithuania

$0.06

23 Italy

$2.69

57 Poland

$0.26

88 Slovakia

$0.06

24 Ireland

$2.65

58 Hungary

$0.23

90 Greece

$0.06

27 Belgium

$2.17

59 Norway

$0.21

96 Bulgaria

$0.03

30 Russia

$1.71

60 Finland

$0.20

97 Slovenia

$0.03

32 Switzerland

$1.48

65 Ukraine

$0.16

98 Latvia

$0.03

37 Spain

$0.95

67 Malta

$0.15

($ billions)

6 Germany

40

($ billions)

Trade

($ billions)

60

59

30 98 87

77 6

57 56

32

65

88 45 58 97

95 74

82 96

23

93

90 67

39 75 19

79

62

14

47 86

68

18

91

46 35

3

1 44

4 Taiwan

34

13

64

10 Hong Kong

100 5

73

31

50

81 Macau 8 9

17 Philippines

94

Singapore 12

83

71

2

11 Indonesia 76

99 Mauritius 41

84

7

Asia / Middle East / Oceania

38

Rank Country 1 China 2 Japan 3 South Korea 4 Taiwan 5 Thailand 7 Australia 8 Vietnam 9 Malaysia 10 Hong Kong 11 Indonesia 12 Singapore 13 India 14 Iraq

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Trade

($ billions)

$159.26 $48.04 $24.05 $15.63 $10.74 $10.02 $9.72 $8.22 $7.94 $7.82 $6.83 $6.83 $5.27

Rank Country 17 Philippines 18 Saudi Arabia 19 Israel 29 New Zealand 31 Cambodia 34 Bangladesh 35 United Arab Emirates 39 Turkey 44 Pakistan 46 Qatar 47 Kuwait 50 Sri Lanka 62 Egypt 64 Oman

Trade

($ billions)

$4.71 $3.92 $3.75 $1.85 $1.50 $1.22 $1.10 $0.83 $0.66 $0.53 $0.52 $0.36 $0.18 $0.17

Rank Country 68 Jordan 72 Fiji 74 Mongolia 75 Lebanon 76 Papua New Guinea 81 Macau 84 French Polynesia 86 Bahrain 91 Iran 93 Georgia 94 Brunei 95 Kazakhstan 100 Laos

Trade

72

($ billions)

$0.15 $0.14 $0.12 $0.12 $0.11 $0.09 $0.07 $0.06 $0.06 $0.05 $0.04 $0.03 $0.03

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los angeles top 100 trade partners

1-YR 2012 CHNG R ANK Country

TOTAL TRADE TOTAL TRADE 2012  2011 CHANGE

TOTAL EXPORTS  2012

TOTAL EXPORTS 2011 CHANGE

TOTAL IMPORTS 2011 CHANGE

SURPLUS/(DEFICIT) 2012

World Total $403,962,579,322 $387,267,147,094

4.31%

0.30%

$282,616,992,289 $266,281,960,326

6.13% ($161,271,405,256)

0

1 China

3.53%

$27,106,078,317

$27,425,757,950

-1.17%

$132,155,079,523 $126,410,852,054

4.54% ($105,049,001,206)

0

2 Japan

$48,040,038,290

$44,252,661,441

8.56%

$16,079,157,140

$15,301,423,152

5.08%

0

3 South Korea

$24,053,991,144

$23,785,152,408

1.13%

$10,559,852,595

$11,024,045,203

-4.21%

0

4 Taiwan

$15,627,080,813

$15,661,171,928 -0.22%

$6,524,461,115

$6,824,019,502

-4.39%

$9,102,619,698

0

5 Thailand

$10,740,518,131

$9,911,013,597

8.37%

$3,317,523,405

$3,130,638,756

5.97%

2

6 Germany

$10,347,076,502

$8,711,463,476 18.78%

$2,319,364,647

$2,470,731,458

-1

7 Australia

$10,016,926,717

$9,458,263,412

5.91%

$8,511,310,713

$7,796,776,571

-1

8 Vietnam

$9,721,456,930

$8,970,854,313

8.37%

3

9 Malaysia

$159,261,157,840 $153,836,610,004

$121,345,587,033 $120,985,186,768

TOTAL IMPORTS 2012

$31,960,881,150 $28,951,238,289 10.40% $13,494,138,549 $12,761,107,205

($15,881,724,010)

5.74%

($2,934,285,954)

$8,837,152,426

3.00%

($2,578,158,583)

$7,422,994,726

$6,780,374,841

9.48%

($4,105,471,321)

-6.13%

$8,027,711,855

$6,240,732,018 28.63%

($5,708,347,208)

9.16%

$1,505,616,004

$1,661,486,841 -9.38%

$7,005,694,709

$1,698,119,253

$2,016,478,559 -15.79%

$8,023,337,677

$6,954,375,754 15.37%

($6,325,218,424) ($3,589,294,693)

$8,215,834,033

$7,555,088,165

8.75%

$2,313,269,670

$2,590,291,492 -10.69%

$5,902,564,363

$4,964,796,673 18.89%

-1 10 Hong Kong

$7,935,788,976

$8,251,389,617 -3.82%

$6,952,740,798

$7,367,103,897

-5.62%

$983,048,178

$884,285,720 11.17%

-1 11 Indonesia

$7,820,757,320

$7,671,211,156

1.95%

$1,985,601,582

$2,144,780,518

-7.42%

$5,835,155,738

$5,526,430,638

1 12 Singapore

$6,827,152,879

$7,518,240,463 -9.19%

$5,201,384,246

$5,632,636,032

-7.66%

$1,625,768,633

$1,885,604,431 -13.78%

$3,575,615,613

-2 13 India

$6,825,045,002

$7,588,855,929 -10.06%

$2,676,009,148

$3,176,891,960 -15.77%

$4,149,035,854

$4,411,963,969 -5.96%

($1,473,026,706)

3 14 Iraq

$5,268,922,208

$3,943,488,221 33.61%

$25,528,951

$26,736,317

-4.52%

$5,243,393,257

$3,916,751,904 33.87%

($5,217,864,306)

-1 15 Ecuador

$5,191,893,309

$6,029,019,680 -13.88%

$151,668,990

$166,238,337

-8.76%

$5,040,224,319

$5,862,781,343 -14.03%

($4,888,555,329)

5.59%

$5,969,692,620 ($3,849,554,156)

-1 16 United Kingdom $4,804,704,350

$4,375,520,984

9.81%

$2,255,186,386

$1,984,725,007 13.63%

$2,549,517,964

$2,390,795,977

6.64%

($294,331,578)

-1 17 Philippines

$4,705,517,730

$4,139,573,129 13.67%

$1,604,671,283

$1,513,733,794

6.01%

$3,100,846,447

$2,625,839,335 18.09%

($1,496,175,164)

0 18 Saudi Arabia

$3,916,479,109

$3,755,571,885

4.28%

$521,235,760

$453,423,096 14.96%

$3,395,243,349

$3,302,148,789

2.82%

($2,874,007,589)

0 19 Israel

$3,748,113,619

$3,407,084,305 10.01%

$1,769,963,181

$1,456,181,451 21.55%

$1,978,150,438

$1,950,902,854

1.40%

($208,187,257)

2 20 France

$3,185,788,955

$2,643,858,380 20.50%

$1,526,881,521

$1,218,882,668 25.27%

$1,658,907,434

$1,424,975,712 16.42%

($132,025,913)

-1 21 Netherlands

$3,053,714,736

$3,157,450,686 -3.29%

$2,037,874,714

$2,046,222,424

-0.41%

$1,015,840,022

$1,111,228,262 -8.58%

$1,022,034,692

-1 22 Mexico

$2,792,459,191

$2,898,346,098 -3.65%

$1,606,480,907

$1,551,896,413

3.52%

$1,185,978,284

$1,346,449,685 -11.92%

$420,502,623

0 23 Italy

$2,686,913,434

$2,335,818,156 15.03%

$846,398,151

$742,424,581 14.00%

$1,840,515,283

$1,593,393,575 15.51%

($994,117,132)

3 24 Ireland

$2,648,036,328

$2,003,151,910 32.19%

$345,872,661

$304,381,257 13.63%

$2,302,163,667

$1,698,770,653 35.52%

($1,956,291,006)

1 25 Colombia

$2,368,731,529

$2,065,162,150 14.70%

$268,074,543

$193,276,668 38.70%

$2,100,656,986

$1,871,885,482 12.22%

($1,832,582,443)

-2 26 Brazil

$2,270,298,166

$2,320,577,637 -2.17%

$702,812,541

$914,704,230 -23.17%

$1,567,485,625

$1,405,873,407 11.50%

($864,673,084)

3 27 Belgium

$2,172,971,535

$1,549,387,340 40.25%

$1,488,096,637

$1,029,059,797 44.61%

$684,874,898

$520,327,543 31.62%

$803,221,739

-3 28 Canada

$2,078,910,824

$2,199,511,118 -5.48%

$217,242,155

$276,178,951 -21.34%

$1,861,668,669

$1,923,332,167 -3.21%

($1,644,426,514)

-1 29 New Zealand

$1,852,493,651

$1,835,401,865

0.93%

$1,104,816,255

1.41%

$747,677,396

0.23%

$357,138,859

-1 30 Russia

$1,713,731,819

$1,706,670,009

0.41%

$496,339,734

$435,999,733 13.84%

$1,217,392,085

$1,270,670,276 -4.19%

($721,052,351)

1 31 Cambodia

$1,498,788,562

$1,426,576,414

5.06%

$124,579,091

$104,796,424 18.88%

$1,374,209,471

$1,321,779,990

3.97%

($1,249,630,380)

3 32 Switzerland

$1,477,120,441

$1,201,683,053 22.92%

$645,484,649

$533,816,970 20.92%

$831,635,792

$667,866,083 24.52%

($186,151,143)

0 33 Chile

$1,395,015,941

$1,392,637,966

0.17%

$655,564,782

$635,480,568

3.16%

$739,451,159

$757,157,398 -2.34%

($83,886,377)

-3 34 Bangladesh

$1,224,268,834

$1,525,381,419 -19.74%

$119,228,987

$267,575,676 -55.44%

$1,105,039,847

$1,257,805,743 -12.15%

($985,810,860)

1 35 U.A.E.

$1,097,866,425

$1,132,164,960 -3.03%

$912,225,167

$840,893,168

8.48%

$185,641,258

$291,271,792 -36.27%

$726,583,909

-2 36 Peru

$1,009,559,143

$1,291,094,782 -21.81%

$348,461,859

$308,492,555 12.96%

$661,097,284

$982,602,227 -32.72%

($312,635,425)

0 37 Spain

$954,557,213

$989,630,105 -3.54%

$262,296,565

$274,429,530

-4.42%

$692,260,648

$715,200,575 -3.21%

($429,964,083)

2 38 South Africa

$860,438,269

$820,345,657

4.89%

$244,385,391

$237,674,638

2.82%

$616,052,878

$582,671,019

5.73%

($371,667,487)

4 39 Turkey

$828,245,157

$697,927,044 18.67%

$397,114,316

$331,375,391 19.84%

$431,130,841

$366,551,653 17.62%

($34,016,525)

-2 40 Sweden

$823,814,850

$942,674,791 -12.61%

$366,155,141

$519,017,738 -29.45%

$457,659,709

$423,657,053

8.03%

($91,504,568)

15 41 Angola

$823,364,571

$219,716,330 274.74%

$12,198,298

$6,816,640 78.95%

$811,166,273

$212,899,690 281.01%

($798,967,975)

-1 42 Guatemala

$733,550,542

$738,717,720 -0.70%

$257,695,375

$281,643,767

-8.50%

$475,855,167

$457,073,953

($218,159,792)

2 43 Costa Rica

$718,975,285

$634,194,031 13.37%

$317,092,116

$292,106,711

8.55%

$401,883,169

$342,087,320 17.48%

($84,791,053)

-2 44 Pakistan

$660,665,148

$734,693,310 -10.08%

$176,382,053

$183,885,849

-4.08%

$484,283,095

$550,807,461 -12.08%

($307,901,042)

3 45 Austria

$602,056,935

$518,770,741 16.05%

$82,515,862

$72,172,308 14.33%

$519,541,073

$446,598,433 16.33%

($437,025,211)

26 46 Qatar

$529,892,019

$104,103,653 409.00%

$500,228,202

$97,426,242 413.44%

$29,663,817

$6,677,411 344.24%

$470,564,385

16 47 Kuwait

$516,011,530

$174,631,420 195.49%

$106,270,444

$105,233,301

0.99%

$409,741,086

$69,398,119 490.42%

($303,470,642)

-1 48 Argentina

$397,454,724

$554,948,773 -28.38%

$171,249,081

$150,597,613 13.71%

$226,205,643

$404,351,160 -44.06%

($54,956,562)

1 49 El Salvador

$383,745,196

$347,492,990 10.43%

$148,019,112

$145,522,072

$235,726,084

$201,970,918 16.71%

($87,706,972)

$1,089,449,943

1.72%

$745,951,922

4.11%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census data

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Top 100

LOS ANGELES TOP 100 TRADE PARTNERS 1-YR 2012 CHNG R ANK Country

TOTAL TRADE TOTAL TRADE 2012  2011 CHANGE

TOTAL EXPORTS  2012

TOTAL EXPORTS 2011 CHANGE

TOTAL IMPORTS 2012

TOTAL IMPORTS SURPLUS/(DEFICIT) 2011 CHANGE 2012

1 50 Sri Lanka

$360,997,313

$318,680,182

13.28%

$34,710,893

$34,007,989

2.07%

$326,286,420

$284,672,193

14.62%

($291,575,527)

-5 51 Venezuela

$352,939,102

$571,570,584

-38.25%

$123,240,186

$107,074,596

15.10%

$229,698,916

$464,495,988

-50.55%

($106,458,730)

0 52 Nicaragua

$333,260,703

$278,455,443

19.68%

$68,700,217

$59,396,809

15.66%

$264,560,486

$219,058,634

20.77%

($195,860,269)

-4 53 Panama

$288,820,637

$357,589,023

-19.23%

$237,517,680

$337,630,370

-29.65%

$51,302,957

$19,958,653

157.05%

$186,214,723

-1 54 Honduras

$275,967,576

$274,573,440

0.51%

$87,532,033

$83,436,563

4.91%

$188,435,543

$191,136,877

-1.41%

($100,903,510)

-1 55 Denmark

$275,275,460

$244,549,750

12.56%

$105,640,150

$101,567,466

4.01%

$169,635,310

$142,982,284

18.64%

($63,995,160)

2 56 Czech Republic

$271,664,790

$205,700,112

32.07%

$130,014,461

$91,779,718

41.66%

$141,650,329

$113,920,394

24.34%

($11,635,868)

3 57 Poland

$262,744,448

$193,883,924

35.52%

$79,774,504

$68,129,697

17.09%

$182,969,944

$125,754,227

45.50%

($103,195,440)

-3 58 Hungary

$231,465,623

$220,370,100

5.03%

$61,118,179

$70,334,696

-13.10%

$170,347,444

$150,035,404

13.54%

($109,229,265)

0 59 Norway

$205,374,251

$205,081,650

0.14%

$99,272,865

$89,248,536

11.23%

$106,101,386

$115,833,114

-8.40%

($6,828,521)

1 60 Finland

$203,044,942

$188,008,087

8.00%

$136,551,895

$123,451,029

10.61%

$66,493,047

$64,557,058

3.00%

$70,058,848

3 61 Trinidad & Tobago $189,820,765

$171,427,023

10.73%

$12,676,338

$13,014,592

-2.60%

$177,144,427

$158,412,431

11.82%

($164,468,089)

-5 62 Egypt

$183,599,806

$206,169,262

-10.95%

$116,963,915

$137,416,077

-14.88%

$66,635,891

$68,753,185

-3.08%

$50,328,024

-24 63 Aruba

$173,870,328

$941,041,248

-81.52%

$2,943,223

$20,670,001

-85.76%

$170,927,105

$920,371,247

-81.43%

($167,983,882)

-20 64 Oman

$172,340,164

$670,408,815

-74.29%

$65,527,312

$68,294,314

-4.05%

$106,812,852

$602,114,501

-82.26%

($41,285,540)

12 65 Ukraine

$157,554,114

$80,250,163

96.33%

$30,236,033

$36,456,618

-17.06%

$127,318,081

$43,793,545

190.72%

($97,082,048)

-4 66 Morocco

$152,205,962

$175,473,935

-13.26%

$44,123,486

$34,658,209

27.31%

$108,082,476

$140,815,726

-23.25%

($63,958,990)

-2 67 Malta

$151,255,106

$150,101,304

0.77%

$8,309,549

$4,789,302

73.50%

$142,945,557

$145,312,002

-1.63%

($134,636,008)

1 68 Jordan

$150,369,259

$120,207,865

25.09%

$89,297,168

$67,544,079

32.21%

$61,072,091

$52,663,786

15.97%

$28,225,077

6 69 Portugal

$148,297,952

$86,243,760

71.95%

$21,393,817

$17,319,840

23.52%

$126,904,135

$68,923,920

84.12%

($105,510,318)

32 70 Algeria

$144,615,351

$23,517,221

514.93%

$69,468,749

$23,238,226 198.94%

$75,146,602

$278,995

26834.75%

($5,677,853)

102 71 Congo (Brazzaville) $143,620,977

$1,505,813

9437.77%

$1,914,026

$1,475,230

29.74%

$141,706,951

$30,583 463252.03%

($139,792,925)

4 72 Fiji

$140,568,264

$82,075,414

71.27%

$29,301,267

$19,749,264

48.37%

$111,266,997

$62,326,150

78.52%

-3 73 Nigeria

$133,860,266

$107,799,922

24.17%

$64,898,648

$57,306,456

13.25%

$68,961,618

$50,493,466

36.58%

($81,965,730) ($4,062,970)

-3 74 Mongolia

$120,437,086

$107,042,763

12.51%

$119,816,677

$106,685,294

12.31%

$620,409

$357,469

73.56%

$119,196,268

-8 75 Lebanon

$91,822,678

$117,766,586

$138,022,661

-14.68%

$104,794,632

$122,823,723

-14.68%

$12,971,954

$15,198,938

-14.65%

-10 76 Papua New Guinea $114,216,959

$143,478,862

-20.39%

$97,355,401

$115,184,547

-15.48%

$16,861,558

$28,294,315

-40.41%

$80,493,843

-9 77 Luxembourg

$108,310,587

$127,161,347

-14.82%

$79,706,820

$105,252,376

-24.27%

$28,603,767

$21,908,971

30.56%

$51,103,053

-5 78 Dominican Republic $101,879,850

$101,118,965

0.75%

$46,716,101

$46,391,302

0.70%

$55,163,749

$54,727,663

0.80%

($8,447,648)

$7,325,480

1164.22%

$34,979,153

$7,325,480 377.50%

$57,631,255

N/A

N/A

($22,652,102)

$82,083 110491.44%

($89,290,285)

50 79 Libya

$92,610,408

110 80 Equatorial Guinea

$92,263,265

-7 81 Macau

$90,713,782

$91,308,970

$749,483 12210.25% -0.65%

$65,722,766

$1,486,490

$56,337,198

$667,400 122.73% 16.66%

$24,991,016

$90,776,775

$34,971,772

-28.54%

$40,731,750

-1 82 Romania

$82,204,301

$67,380,714

22.00%

$28,481,986

$31,378,437

-9.23%

$53,722,315

$36,002,277

49.22%

($25,240,329)

-3 83 Kenya

$77,520,152

$68,265,112

13.56%

$41,779,759

$43,584,040

-4.14%

$35,740,393

$24,681,072

44.81%

$6,039,366

-5 84 French Polynesia

$73,378,809

$73,456,546

-0.11%

$52,268,528

$54,074,897

-3.34%

$21,110,281

$19,381,649

8.92%

$31,158,247

2 85 Bolivia

$68,788,519

$50,287,593

36.79%

$19,460,341

$26,190,383

-25.70%

$49,328,178

$24,097,210

104.70%

($29,867,837)

-8 86 Bahrain

$63,233,119

$78,354,088

-19.30%

$46,343,589

$42,079,820

10.13%

$16,889,530

$36,274,268

-53.44%

$29,454,059

-1 87 Lithuania

$61,370,809

$50,386,641

21.80%

$45,340,484

$36,299,002

24.91%

$16,030,325

$14,087,639

13.79%

$29,310,159

-4 88 Slovakia

$60,678,651

$53,296,648

13.85%

$10,486,915

$12,938,919

-18.95%

$50,191,736

$40,357,729

24.37%

($39,704,821)

-4 89 Uruguay

$59,831,121

$52,148,605

14.73%

$47,017,950

$40,539,183

15.98%

$12,813,171

$11,609,422

10.37%

$34,204,779

-8 90 Greece

$58,778,318

$65,282,358

-9.96%

$27,250,281

$34,175,630

-20.26%

$31,528,037

$31,106,728

1.35%

($4,277,756)

-2 91 Iran

$58,311,156

$48,845,563

19.38%

$57,887,067

$48,728,441

18.80%

$424,089

$117,122

262.09%

$57,462,978

14 92 Sint Maarten

$54,333,918

$20,453,300

165.65%

$54,261,670

$20,453,300 165.30%

$72,248

N/A

N/A

$54,189,422

-5 93 Georgia

$52,521,885

$49,648,598

5.79%

$47,882,734

$48,401,665

-1.07%

$4,639,151

$1,246,933

272.04%

$43,243,583

9 94 Brunei

$37,543,019

$22,481,792

66.99%

$33,739,993

$20,638,512

63.48%

$3,803,026

$1,843,280

106.32%

$29,936,967

-12 95 Kazakhstan

$34,830,714

$58,186,098

-40.14%

$24,033,019

$57,568,258

-58.25%

$10,797,695

$617,840

1647.65%

$13,235,324

0 96 Bulgaria

$33,363,649

$27,473,721

21.44%

$8,132,005

$7,661,630

6.14%

$25,231,644

$19,812,091

27.35%

($17,099,639)

-2 97 Slovenia

$32,882,391

$34,194,171

-3.84%

$9,773,926

$14,363,299

-31.95%

$23,108,465

$19,830,872

16.53%

($13,334,539)

-4 98 Latvia

$32,807,188

$34,471,276

-4.83%

$24,091,127

$26,682,178

-9.71%

$8,716,061

$7,789,098

11.90%

$15,375,066

-2 99 Mauritius

$30,897,685

$26,975,952

14.54%

$5,783,283

$7,470,120

-22.58%

$25,114,402

$19,505,832

28.75%

($19,331,119)

-8 100 Laos

$28,065,946

$43,631,235

-35.67%

$16,917,389

$13,885,610

21.83%

$11,148,557

$29,745,625

-62.52%

$5,768,832

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census data

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No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

CHINA

Total trade with Los Angeles | $159.26 billion

China-L.A. trade up 40 percent from 2009 low

C

hina has been Los Angeles’ No. 1 trading partner since 2000, when it overtook Japan. In the following 12 years, trade with the world’s second-largest economy has nearly quadrupled, from $43.44 billion to the 2012 of record $159.45 billion. EXPORTS: Copper exports rose by almost 1,000 percent, to a record $475.88 million. The jump comes a year after the export’s value rose by more than 80 percent in 2011. IMPORTS: Computer imports increased $660.89 million in value in 2012, enough to overcome the 2006 record, before the U.S. economy slowed. BALANCE OF TRADE: Los Angeles has run a deficit with China since at least 1992. In 2012 that deficit rose over $100 billion for the first time to a record $105.05 billion. MARKET SHARE: China’s part in L.A. trade peaked at 41.49 percent in 2010. That fell to 39.42 percent in 2012. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH CHINA

3. NEW YORK $54.25 BILLION

5. SEATTLE $27.45 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $159.26 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with China 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

EXPORTS TO CHINA

IMPORTS FROM CHINA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

All Districts Los Angeles Chicago New York City New Orleans Seattle Atlanta/Savannah Dallas San Francisco Cleveland Houston Norfolk Anchorage Columbia-Snake River Charleston Miami St. Louis Detroit Baltimore Honolulu Minneapolis

$536,233,727,149 6.54% $110,590,138,093 $425,643,589,056 ($315,053,450,963) $159,261,157,840 3.53% $27,106,078,317 $132,155,079,523 ($105,049,001,206) $55,480,053,636 20.88% $4,250,610,091 $51,229,443,545 ($46,978,833,454) $54,247,807,482 1.47% $10,223,087,350 $44,024,720,132 ($33,801,632,782) $31,265,641,924 19.09% $11,656,006,741 $19,609,635,183 ($7,953,628,442) $27,446,462,130 4.30% $9,945,622,248 $17,500,839,882 ($7,555,217,634) $27,392,708,604 -0.55% $7,215,578,359 $20,177,130,245 ($12,961,551,886) $26,959,647,036 15.30% $1,617,707,628 $25,341,939,408 ($23,724,231,780) $23,661,262,424 -0.56% $6,439,638,673 $17,221,623,751 ($10,781,985,078) $23,121,693,670 3.69% $713,715,635 $22,407,978,035 ($21,694,262,400) $12,853,859,083 8.56% $3,753,365,481 $9,100,493,602 ($5,347,128,121) $9,576,836,434 11.86% $3,050,594,799 $6,526,241,635 ($3,475,646,836) $9,228,404,211 -3.72% $4,611,302,122 $4,617,102,089 ($5,799,967) $7,989,948,560 19.66% $5,850,794,383 $2,139,154,177 $3,711,640,206 $7,359,375,472 6.22% $2,904,157,947 $4,455,217,525 ($1,551,059,578) $6,187,174,766 8.92% $512,593,345 $5,674,581,421 ($5,161,988,076) $5,236,537,601 8.94% $32,927,427 $5,203,610,174 ($5,170,682,747) $4,839,640,289 15.11% $316,952,166 $4,522,688,123 ($4,205,735,957) $4,461,567,152 1.86% $1,351,722,971 $3,109,844,181 ($1,758,121,210) $3,885,587,695 30.94% $3,495,844,885 $389,742,810 $3,106,102,075 $3,592,528,361 13.15% $343,361,212 $3,249,167,149 ($2,905,805,937) Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Cotton, not carded or combed Copper waste and scrap Paper, paperboard scrap Motor vehicles for transporting people Raw hides, skins of cows, horses Aluminum waste and scrap Synthetic rubber, including butadiene Civilian aircraft, engines, parts Scrap iron, steel Refined copper, alloys, unwrought

4. NEW ORLEANS $31.27 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from China in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to China in 2012 RANK

2. CHICAGO $55.48 BILLION

$27,106,078,317 $2,446,838,563 $1,276,877,135 $995,747,812 $874,664,512 $768,311,187 $761,860,987 $590,910,726 $546,393,944 $483,060,728 $475,878,812

CHANGE

-1.17% 11.09% -18.85% -7.09% -42.12% 19.70% -22.78% -2.87% 36.48% -26.56% 993.32%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $132,155,079,523 Computers $16,563,831,707 TVs, computer monitors $6,953,561,781 Printers, all types, parts $5,276,002,525 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $4,780,499,280 Toys, scale models, puzzles $3,713,260,294 Leather shoes $3,592,304,492 Computer parts $3,465,007,790 Rubber, plastic shoes $3,173,746,870 Pocketbooks, handbags, wallets, etc. $2,949,309,827 Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted $2,758,498,209

CHANGE

4.54% 4.16% -2.30% 3.50% 13.91% -0.86% 2.27% -4.85% 11.43% 17.98% 0.94%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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2

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

JAPAN

Total trade with Los Angeles | $48.04 billion

Japan’s trade on track to set record in 2013

T

rade with Japan has risen each year since 2009 but the total remains below the $50.71 billion record set in 2006. Los Angeles-Japan trade is up nearly $10 billion since 2010. It could set a new record in 2013 if the 8.56 percent growth in 2012 is held. EXPORTS: Los Angeles hasn’t exported anything to Japan in excess of $1 billion since aircraft and parts rose above the mark in 2008. Since then motor vehicle exports have grown the fastest, up 178.30 percent to a record $547.49 percent in 2012. IMPORTS: Japanese imports in 2012 rose above $30 billion for the first time since 2008, but remain below the $37.56 billion record set in 2006. BALANCE OF TRADE: Falling trade reduced the deficit to $8.81 billion 2009, but it has nearly doubled since. MARKET SHARE: Japan’s role in Los Angeles’ trade fell from 15.80 percent in 2005 to 11.89 percent in 2012. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH JAPAN

5. SEATTLE $17.37 BILLION

2. NEW YORK $19.97 BILLION

4. SAN FRANCISCO $17.88 BILLION 1. LOS ANGELES $48.04 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Japan 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

IMPORTS FROM JAPAN

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

All Districts $216,434,161,324 11.20% $70,046,439,535 $146,387,721,789 ($76,341,282,254) Los Angeles $48,040,038,290 8.56% $16,079,157,140 $31,960,881,150 ($15,881,724,010) New York City $19,966,379,206 2.66% $5,892,470,906 $14,073,908,300 ($8,181,437,394) Chicago $18,038,805,199 10.64% $4,485,538,933 $13,553,266,266 ($9,067,727,333) San Francisco $17,882,405,009 0.33% $8,531,469,241 $9,350,935,768 ($819,466,527) Seattle $17,366,354,411 26.47% $8,427,431,747 $8,938,922,664 ($511,490,917) New Orleans $12,507,420,773 12.13% $5,680,695,333 $6,826,725,440 ($1,146,030,107) Cleveland $11,524,308,967 16.99% $437,141,211 $11,087,167,756 ($10,650,026,545) Columbia-Snake Riv./Portland $8,826,616,854 8.30% $2,348,570,866 $6,478,045,988 ($4,129,475,122) Atlanta/Savannah $8,647,217,109 11.89% $1,891,711,522 $6,755,505,587 ($4,863,794,065) Jacksonville/Tampa $6,193,152,116 20.88% $314,922,455 $5,878,229,661 ($5,563,307,206) Anchorage $4,969,096,869 11.32% $3,587,307,881 $1,381,788,988 $2,205,518,893 Houston $4,913,876,873 19.76% $1,890,199,092 $3,023,677,781 ($1,133,478,689) Norfolk $4,022,150,205 27.01% $1,006,561,506 $3,015,588,699 ($2,009,027,193) Dallas $3,932,059,368 0.63% $1,210,444,145 $2,721,615,223 ($1,511,171,078) San Juan, Puerto Rico $3,619,742,275 20.16% $1,661,821,115 $1,957,921,160 ($296,100,045) Detroit $3,484,979,083 29.60% $275,430,569 $3,209,548,514 ($2,934,117,945) Baltimore $3,440,522,904 23.54% $507,726,354 $2,932,796,550 ($2,425,070,196) Charleston $2,851,020,581 32.00% $766,491,890 $2,084,528,691 ($1,318,036,801) San Diego $2,413,283,921 11.29% $149,019,981 $2,264,263,940 ($2,115,243,959) Low Value $1,843,866,808 -5.35% $709,159,326 $1,134,707,482 ($425,548,156) Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $16,079,157,140 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $853,684,662 Motor vehicles for transporting people $547,790,100 Hydrogen, raw gases $491,779,669 Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts $452,462,246 Petroleum products $427,848,521 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $391,325,832 Military aircraft parts $354,171,519 Motor vehicle parts $334,720,599 Preparations for animal feeding $292,444,865 Anti-knock additives $279,416,619

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

EXPORTS TO JAPAN

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Top Los Angeles imports from Japan in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Japan in 2012 RANK

3. CHICAGO $18.04 BILLION

CHANGE

5.08% 2.93% 42.28% 11.77% 37.97% -23.89% 14.58% -0.35% -0.40% -5.06% 31.97%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $31,960,881,150 Motor vehicles for transporting people $9,816,487,854 Printers, all types, parts $2,886,483,343 Rubber tires $1,309,679,148 Motor vehicle parts $1,289,370,918 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $810,186,009 Cameras, camcorders $805,463,767 Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors $726,844,398 Tractors $475,903,752 Electric ignition equipment $418,476,708 Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts $416,196,278

CHANGE

10.40% 21.81% 51.94% -3.13% 13.48% -51.12% 136.95% 1.59% 7.74% 18.58% 23.03%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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3

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

SOUTH KOREA

Total trade with Los Angeles | $24.05 billion

For second year, South Korea trade sets record

S

outh Korea held onto its No. 3 ranking throughout the economic downturn despite an almost $4 billion drop in trade with Los Angeles. In 2012 two-way trade rose to a record $24.05 billion. EXPORTS: Total exports to South Korea fell by about $500 million in 2012, though the value stayed above the $10 billion mark, first passed in 2010. Hydrogen gas exports rose to a record $169.77 billion, good enough to move it up 20 spots on the list to No. 9. IMPORTS: Los Angeles’ imports rose to $13.49 billion in 2012, the second straight record year. The district imported a record eight commodities from South Korea in excess of $500 million. BALANCE OF TRADE: The deficit with South Korea fell to a mere $21.59 million in 2008, thought that’s since grown to $2.39 billion. MARKET SHARE: The district’s share of South Korea’s U.S. trade has hovered between 5 and 6 percent since 2003. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH SOUTH KOREA

4. NEW YORK $7.63 BILLION

3. SAN FRANCISCO $8.09 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with South Korea 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

EXPORTS TO SOUTH KOREA

IMPORTS FROM SOUTH KOREA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $101,197,711,040 1.12% $42,317,946,620 $58,879,764,420 $(16,561,817,800) Los Angeles $24,053,991,144 1.13% $10,559,852,595 $13,494,138,549 $(2,934,285,954) Atlanta/Savannah $8,767,660,530 20.23% $1,721,433,653 $7,046,226,877 $(5,324,793,224) San Francisco $8,087,604,060 -0.60% $4,360,708,000 $3,726,896,060 $633,811,940 New York City $7,626,165,197 -4.45% $4,773,713,362 $2,852,451,835 $1,921,261,527 Chicago $7,212,618,004 -18.79% $1,773,867,486 $5,438,750,518 $(3,664,883,032) Dallas $7,080,971,932 -7.96% $3,916,170,968 $3,164,800,964 $751,370,004 Seattle $6,024,275,615 1.54% $3,333,070,999 $2,691,204,616 $641,866,383 Houston $5,934,844,448 0.41% $2,325,000,456 $3,609,843,992 $(1,284,843,536) Anchorage $3,627,473,722 12.17% $2,123,283,803 $1,504,189,919 $619,093,884 New Orleans $3,286,940,132 -18.07% $1,739,130,749 $1,547,809,383 $191,321,366 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $3,283,990,670 27.58% $1,589,339,776 $1,694,650,894 $(105,311,118) Cleveland $2,452,855,012 -1.43% $628,929,223 $1,823,925,789 $(1,194,996,566) Philadelphia $2,379,569,149 16.99% $68,358,063 $2,311,211,086 $(2,242,853,023) Mobile, Ala. $2,087,021,020 6.73% $128,166,263 $1,958,854,757 $(1,830,688,494) Detroit $1,432,620,770 31.03% $156,314,396 $1,276,306,374 $(1,119,991,978) Miami $1,296,139,571 72.14% $158,333,253 $1,137,806,318 $(979,473,065) Charleston $822,898,230 24.46% $557,479,119 $265,419,111 $292,060,008 Baltimore $775,057,995 -5.62% $323,186,627 $451,871,368 $(128,684,741) Norfolk $692,490,193 9.62% $462,412,452 $230,077,741 $232,334,711 Low Value Shipments $636,219,691 -11.42% $381,879,037 $254,340,654 $127,538,383 Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $10,559,852,595 Frozen beef from cows $409,862,122 Scrap iron, steel $392,042,169 Military aircraft parts $318,287,187 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $306,179,955 Raw hides, skins of cows, horses $279,190,850 Motor vehicle parts $257,564,784 Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators $221,882,257 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $217,273,659 Hydrogen, raw gases $169,774,485 Parts for heavy machinery $169,356,687

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $8.77 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $24.05 BILLION

Top Los Angeles imports from South Korea in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to South Korea in 2012 RANK

5. CHICAGO $7.21 BILLION

CHANGE

-4.21% -17.50% -31.35% 11.59% 22.34% -8.91% 4.37% 38.04% -5.68% 107.87% 29.59%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $13,494,138,549 Motor vehicles for transporting people $1,578,056,685 Refrigerators, freezers $906,812,487 Rubber tires $873,552,619 Motor vehicle parts $662,750,648 Computers $650,449,973 Refined petroleum $582,188,348 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $504,346,945 Washing machines $492,618,206 Machinery for cleaning, drying; not laundry equip. $433,245,261 Computer chips $311,954,618

CHANGE

5.74% 28.30% -1.27% 2.66% 34.49% 94.56% 6.43% 3.04% -9.81% -14.94% -28.62%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

TAIWAN

Total trade with Los Angeles | $15.63 billion

Taiwan’s trade, rank ‘flat line’ in recent years

T

aiwan was Los Angeles’ No. 2 trading partner a decade ago but has since fallen to the No. 4 spot, where it has remained since. in 2012, its trade fell 0.22 percent to $15.63 billion, remaining below the $18.01 billion record set in 2000. EXPORTS: Corn exports, ranked No. 2 in 2011, fell by more than $200 million and dropped to a No. 7 rank. IMPORTS: Los Angeles imported a record 19 commodities in excess of $100 million in 2012. Camera and camcorder imports have nearly tripled since 2010, when they were worth $85.21 million. BALANCE OF TRADE: The worldwide economic downturn reduced the L.A. deficit with Taiwan from $4 billion to $5 billion range to around $2 billion, where it’s remained since 2008. MARKET SHARE: Taiwan’s share of Los Angeles’ trade with the world fell to 3.87 percent, the second lowest level on record. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH TAIWAN

3. NEW YORK $5.79 BILLION

5. CLEVELAND $3.82 BILLION 2. SAN FRANCISCO $8.20 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Taiwan 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

IMPORTS FROM TAIWAN

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

All Districts $63,229,585,124 -6.04% $24,369,907,213 $38,859,677,911 ($14,489,770,698) Los Angeles $15,627,080,813 -0.22% $6,524,461,115 $9,102,619,698 ($2,578,158,583) San Francisco $8,196,184,915 -0.30% $4,521,806,467 $3,674,378,448 $847,428,019 New York City $5,793,431,376 -26.94% $2,701,937,920 $3,091,493,456 ($389,555,536) Chicago $4,443,400,798 -18.57% $954,282,601 $3,489,118,197 ($2,534,835,596) Cleveland $3,824,105,313 -18.51% $589,542,796 $3,234,562,517 ($2,645,019,721) Seattle $3,484,621,442 -2.98% $1,517,942,118 $1,966,679,324 ($448,737,206) Dallas $3,046,180,582 -22.56% $1,531,344,313 $1,514,836,269 $16,508,044 New Orleans $2,618,015,427 26.49% $956,421,467 $1,661,593,960 ($705,172,493) Atlanta/Savannah $2,539,231,457 -11.98% $1,024,022,245 $1,515,209,212 ($491,186,967) Anchorage $2,116,640,078 3.76% $650,408,323 $1,466,231,755 ($815,823,432) Houston $1,958,014,634 11.40% $1,045,826,977 $912,187,657 $133,639,320 St. Louis $1,513,661,592 19.51% $2,430,715 $1,511,230,877 ($1,508,800,162) Columbia-Snake Riv./Portland $919,777,917 3.98% $674,954,699 $244,823,218 $430,131,481 Low Value $779,603,150 -16.04% $283,560,001 $496,043,149 ($212,483,148) Miami $594,897,703 -0.44% $129,841,366 $465,056,337 ($335,214,971) Detroit $547,807,450 16.69% $15,270,227 $532,537,223 ($517,266,996) Norfolk $544,339,759 3.71% $256,062,780 $288,276,979 ($32,214,199) Minneapolis $525,619,188 20.03% $22,766,798 $502,852,390 ($480,085,592) Wilmington $480,898,646 7.38% $71,801,680 $409,096,966 ($337,295,286) Charleston $468,242,435 6.63% $109,304,749 $358,937,686 ($249,632,937) Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $6,524,461,115 Scrap iron, steel $1,002,377,355 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $350,614,099 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $309,165,579 Soybeans, whether broken or not $239,606,397 Motor vehicles for transporting people $187,234,545 Computer chips $158,506,730 Corn $132,483,005 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $103,459,441 Laser-based medical equipment, parts $95,453,332 Prepared foods, beverages $91,781,564

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

EXPORTS TO TAIWAN

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Top Los Angeles imports from Taiwan in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Taiwan in 2012 RANK

4. CHICAGO $4.44 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $15.63 BILLION

CHANGE

-4.39% -6.76% 13.59% 176.70% -1.68% -8.15% -15.51% -61.13% -18.13% 18.83% 22.83%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Computer chips Computer parts Motor vehicle parts Unrecorded media for audio Computers Cameras, camcorders Cellular, landline phones, equipment Windshield wipers, electric light parts Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts Screws, nuts, bolts, washers

$9,102,619,698 $734,451,562 $435,713,872 $410,865,007 $360,785,963 $359,446,009 $319,766,796 $254,637,407 $211,712,290 $210,525,803 $187,795,781

CHANGE

3.00% 13.26% -16.36% 5.29% -8.16% -1.24% 137.56% -54.16% 3.18% 92.12% 0.78%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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THAILAND

Total trade with Los Angeles | $10.74 billion

Computer imports push Thai trade above $10 billion

L

os Angeles’ top five trade partners accounted for 63.80 percent of the district’s total trade in 2012. Thailand’s total trade with the district rose to $10.74 billion in 2012, the first time it has crossed the $10 billion mark. EXPORTS: Shipments of both prepared foods, and aircraft and their parts, rose past $100 million for the first time, bringing them both into the district’s top three exports. IMPORTS: Motorcycle imports were a new commodity in the top 10. They were also the fastest growing, up 122.26 percent. BALANCE OF TRADE: Record trade didn’t boost the district’s defict with Thailand, which was below the $4.85 billion record set in 2006. For every dollar of Thai trade, 31 cents was an L.A. export. MARKET SHARE: Thailand hasn’t accounted for more than 3 percent of Los Angeles’ total trade since 2002. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH THAILAND

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

4. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $2.63 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $10.74 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Thailand 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $37,079,294,055 Los Angeles $10,740,518,131 New York City $3,714,084,750 Chicago $2,720,930,617 Atlanta/Savannah $2,633,968,438 San Francisco $2,423,705,252 Dallas $2,121,609,930 New Orleans $1,538,975,099 Seattle $1,361,355,862 Cleveland $1,188,230,227 Anchorage $1,112,603,283 Honolulu $846,147,836 Detroit $841,180,408 Houston $802,293,295 Norfolk $700,521,859 Charleston $548,625,570 Great Falls, Mont. $422,928,347 Laredo $408,665,862 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $361,757,943 Miami $357,580,193 Baltimore $337,361,237

3.78% 8.37% -20.10% 8.88% 1.08% -10.04% 41.49% 22.59% 52.24% 11.75% -10.38% 22.97% -6.50% 6.27% 8.44% -11.52% 51.63% -6.84% 2.81% -9.17% -1.99%

EXPORTS TO THAILAND

IMPORTS FROM THAILAND

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$10,952,781,459 $26,126,512,596 ($15,173,731,137) $3,317,523,405 $7,422,994,726 ($4,105,471,321) $1,216,640,308 $2,497,444,442 ($1,280,804,134) $637,423,510 $2,083,507,107 ($1,446,083,597) $555,431,045 $2,078,537,393 ($1,523,106,348) $792,206,647 $1,631,498,605 ($839,291,958) $540,233,791 $1,581,376,139 ($1,041,142,348) $734,913,239 $804,061,860 ($69,148,621) $695,833,034 $665,522,828 $30,310,206 $95,557,243 $1,092,672,984 ($997,115,741) $173,924,359 $938,678,924 ($764,754,565) $4,335,446 $841,812,390 ($837,476,944) $35,849,475 $805,330,933 ($769,481,458) $389,038,770 $413,254,525 ($24,215,755) $290,545,547 $409,976,312 ($119,430,765) $128,519,934 $420,105,636 ($291,585,702) $392,425,530 $30,502,817 $361,922,713 $393,759 $408,272,103 ($407,878,344) $252,591,996 $109,165,947 $143,426,049 $65,677,572 $291,902,621 ($226,225,049) $29,071,312 $308,289,925 ($279,218,613)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Computer chips Civilian aircraft, engines, parts Prepared foods, beverages Motor vehicle parts Synthetic rubber, including butadiene Cotton, not carded or combed Soybeans, whether broken or not Cellular, landline phones, equipment Computers Jewelry, parts

3. CHICAGO $2.72 BILLION

5. SAN FRANCISCO $2.42 BILLION

Top Los Angeles imports from Thailand in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Thailand in 2012­ RANK

2. NEW YORK $3.71 BILLION

$3,317,523,405 $401,736,005 $123,516,823 $112,061,973 $110,772,172 $108,264,347 $104,413,098 $91,964,201 $66,963,808 $65,612,857 $61,148,445

CHANGE

5.97% -12.31% 30.39% 115.34% 121.46% -14.84% -61.43% 104.29% 29.88% 23.86% 34.17%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $7,422,994,726 Computers $2,013,063,558 TVs, computer monitors $558,703,473 Rubber tires $540,362,630 Shrimp, crabs, lobster, etc., prepared or preserved $260,573,759 Live crustaceans $255,033,689 Apparel and accessories made of rubber $253,206,771 Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish $185,462,872 Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors $177,836,995 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $148,831,688 Imports of returned exports $117,218,794

CHANGE

9.48% 48.49% 51.94% -13.42% -26.63% -26.78% 11.06% 0.24% 122.26% -9.33% -0.65%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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6

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

GERMANY

Total trade with Los Angeles | $10.35 billion

Germany trade nearly doubles from 2009 total

G

ermany is the highest-ranked non-Asian country among Los Angeles’ top 10 trading partners. Total trade with the European powerhouse rose above $10 billion for the first time, having nearly doubled the 2009 total of $5.73 billion. EXPORTS: Several exports, including No. 2 scrap of precious metal, No. 26 computer parts and No. 8 cars, have passed and fallen below the $100 million mark over the last decade. Aircraft and part exports have been above that level since 2004. IMPORTS: Medicine imports, which rose above $1 billion for the first time to a record $1.12 billion, have become a key part of L.A.-Germany trade. Their value was $5.82 million in 2005. BALANCE OF TRADE: Record L.A.German trade also meant a record $5.71 billion deficit. MARKET SHARE: Germany’s role in L.A.’s total trade rose slightly to 2.56 percent. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH GERMANY

1. NEW YORK $22.55 BILLION

4. CHICAGO $11.13 BILLION

3. CHARLESTON $15.35 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Germany 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

IMPORTS FROM GERMANY

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$157,310,247,691 6.42% $48,785,785,868 $108,524,461,823 ($59,738,675,955) $22,552,253,584 -1.53% $9,049,945,395 $13,502,308,189 ($4,452,362,794) $15,641,286,661 8.78% $4,056,247,795 $11,585,038,866 ($7,528,791,071) $15,351,057,529 11.41% $4,354,440,368 $10,996,617,161 ($6,642,176,793) $11,130,260,370 3.74% $3,555,193,551 $7,575,066,819 ($4,019,873,268) $10,347,076,502 18.78% $2,319,364,647 $8,027,711,855 ($5,708,347,208) $8,970,198,140 17.77% $1,951,079,088 $7,019,119,052 ($5,068,039,964) $7,935,153,144 8.84% $3,062,221,317 $4,872,931,827 ($1,810,710,510) $7,589,705,814 11.79% $1,948,308,297 $5,641,397,517 ($3,693,089,220) $7,418,820,720 23.80% $1,299,619,042 $6,119,201,678 ($4,819,582,636) $5,897,131,369 3.79% $1,713,136,418 $4,183,994,951 ($2,470,858,533) $5,657,202,682 -0.76% $2,534,836,063 $3,122,366,619 ($587,530,556) $5,012,619,135 9.21% $2,281,617,282 $2,731,001,853 ($449,384,571) $3,527,984,493 2.69% $1,858,661,569 $1,669,322,924 $189,338,645 $3,193,611,577 18.95% $573,121,565 $2,620,490,012 ($2,047,368,447) $3,100,194,278 12.80% $5,606,169 $3,094,588,109 ($3,088,981,940) $2,551,455,670 8.29% $1,729,901,250 $821,554,420 $908,346,830 $2,323,900,248 -10.50% $740,524,341 $1,583,375,907 ($842,851,566) $2,194,700,363 23.61% $23,696,112 $2,171,004,251 ($2,147,308,139) $2,077,412,943 -5.68% $1,094,869,804 $982,543,139 $112,326,665 $2,009,552,821 3.57% $794,651,889 $1,214,900,932 ($420,249,043) Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $2,319,364,647 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $429,867,493 Scrap of precious metal $163,888,592 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $78,266,867 Cameras, flashes $78,127,995 Coins $73,862,125 Computers $68,699,416 Miscellaneous machine parts $65,827,558 Motor vehicles for transporting people $64,509,770 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $61,910,211 Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. $51,481,023

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

EXPORTS TO GERMANY

All Districts New York City Atlanta/Savannah Charleston Chicago Los Angeles Houston New Orleans Cleveland Baltimore Philadelphia Detroit Norfolk San Francisco Mobile, Ala. Providence, R.I. Seattle Boston San Diego Low Value Shipments Miami

Top Los Angeles imports from Germany in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Germany in 2012 RANK

2. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $15.64 BILLION

5. LOS ANGELES $10.35 BILLION

CHANGE

-6.13% 28.78% -37.52% 50.62% 4.33% 1,478% -29.28% -43.99% -40.08% -39.53% 24.39%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $8,027,711,855 Motor vehicles for transporting people $4,300,511,211 Medicine $1,120,562,930 Motor vehicle parts $157,245,935 Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts $134,895,722 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $106,908,799 Imports of returned exports $82,786,856 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $80,141,500 X-ray apparatus $76,922,845 Miscellaneous electrical machinery $74,851,939 Tractors $65,401,434

CHANGE

28.63% 30.38% 73.62% 6.96% 450.95% 137.51% 52.58% -35.56% 13.05% 99.12% 40.97%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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AUSTRALIA

Total trade with Los Angeles | $10.02 billion

L.A. trade surplus with Australia up almost $1 billion

L

os Angeles’ trade with Australia rose above $10 billion for the first time in 2012, but its rank slipped one spot to No. 7. Thanks to geography, L.A. accounts for nearly a quarter of Australia’s trade with the United States. EXPORTS: No. 1 motor vehicle parts took the top spot from aircraft and parts for the first time in 2011. Generator exports rose more than 500 percent and 59 spots to join the top 10 at No. 6. IMPORTS: Five of the top 10 imports fell in value in 2012, including the top import, returned exports. Returned exports are largely items returned for repair. BALANCE OF TRADE: Los Angeles has traded with Australia at a surplus since at least 1992. That surplus has grown by almost $1 billion a year since 2010. MARKET SHARE: Australia has made up less than 3 percent of L.A.’s total trade since 2000. WC

3. NEW YORK $2.66 BILLION

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH AUSTRALIA

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

5. SAN FRANCISCO $2.18 BILLION

4. HONOLULU $2.39 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Australia 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $40,743,749,255 Los Angeles $10,016,926,717 Atlanta/Savannah $6,452,627,417 New York City $2,663,494,565 Honolulu $2,389,165,609 San Francisco $2,177,056,581 Philadelphia $2,170,274,847 Baltimore $2,053,956,524 Houston $2,016,714,499 Chicago $1,949,336,837 New Orleans $1,636,585,569 Low Value $1,301,614,450 Seattle $1,270,091,786 Charleston $576,988,236 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $529,506,254 Cleveland $482,813,926 Norfolk $404,550,420 Dallas $404,129,268 Jacksonville/Tampa $403,279,907 San Juan, Puerto Rico $266,104,429 Anchorage $247,833,241

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $8,511,310,713 Motor vehicle parts $441,658,952 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $356,620,806 Parts for heavy machinery $299,620,427 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $208,379,894 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $206,186,224 Electric generating sets, rotary converters $182,342,262 Computers $175,819,886 Self-propelled heavy construction machinery $153,655,371 Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts $152,529,539 Engine parts $151,729,889

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

7.84% 5.91% 22.58% -22.59% 24.76% -9.85% 3.96% 10.42% 51.15% -0.09% 10.38% 10.31% -2.87% 711.77% -34.20% -7.73% 84.04% 5.41% 14.42% 40.16% 3.80%

EXPORTS TO AUSTRALIA

$31,207,881,058 $8,511,310,713 $5,906,756,691 $1,697,231,757 $2,318,271,592 $1,074,086,555 $892,012,228 $1,678,298,615 $1,677,787,181 $1,380,340,823 $819,241,845 $1,253,183,645 $768,481,196 $455,611,689 $340,255,725 $277,917,379 $373,056,534 $286,684,608 $392,394,408 $245,627,797 $162,827,323

IMPORTS FROM AUSTRALIA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$9,535,868,197 $21,672,012,861 $1,505,616,004 $7,005,694,709 $545,870,726 $5,360,885,965 $966,262,808 $730,968,949 $70,894,017 $2,247,377,575 $1,102,970,026 ($28,883,471) $1,278,262,619 ($386,250,391) $375,657,909 $1,302,640,706 $338,927,318 $1,338,859,863 $568,996,014 $811,344,809 $817,343,724 $1,898,121 $48,430,805 $1,204,752,840 $501,610,590 $266,870,606 $121,376,547 $334,235,142 $189,250,529 $151,005,196 $204,896,547 $73,020,832 $31,493,886 $341,562,648 $117,444,660 $169,239,948 $10,885,499 $381,508,909 $20,476,632 $225,151,165 $85,005,918 $77,821,405

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from Australia in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Australia in 2012 RANK

2. ATLANTA/ SAVANNAH $6.45 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $10.02 BILLION

CHANGE

9.16% 12.25% -6.42% 16.05% -0.03% 17.89% 582.01% 26.77% -21.85% 18.05% -4.08%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $1,505,616,004 Imports of returned exports $204,488,722 Frozen beef from cows $131,295,234 Sheep or goat meat, fresh, chilled or frozen $123,245,361 Oil $87,056,632 Aircraft parts $80,327,870 Mechanized equip., parts for massage, psych. testing $73,529,163 Meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled $64,543,906 Aluminum, unwrought $59,717,541 Wheat gluten $39,600,404 Wine $30,246,727

CHANGE

-9.38% -14.31% 46.37% -17.01% 16.25% 166.32% -47.49% 34.65% -35.93% 2.76% -21.35%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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8

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

VIETNAM

Total trade with Los Angeles | $9.72 billion

Vietnam trade rises again, as it has since 1992

V

ietnam’s trade with Los Angeles was unscathed by the economic downturn and has risen every year since 1993. The district’s trade is poised to cross the $10 billion mark in 2013. EXPORTS: Total exports rose above $2 billion for the first time in 2011, but declines in the value of cotton, cars and milk exports dragged that figure down 15.79 percent to just under $1.70 billion. IMPORTS: Shoes again became the district’s top import after losing the rank in 2006. This import could be the first to cross the $1 billion mark in 2013, but it would need to maintain close to the 35.14 percent growth posted in 2012. BALANCE OF TRADE: Growing L.A. imports meant only 17 cents of each dollar of trade was an export. The 2012 deficit with Vietnam rose by more than $1 billion to a record $6.33 billion. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles accounts for more Vietnamese trade than the next seven districts combined. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH VIETNAM

4. SEATTLE $1.31 BILLION

2. NEW YORK $2.46 BILLION

5. SAN FRANCISCO $1.30 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Vietnam 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $24,889,268,891 Los Angeles $9,721,456,930 New York City $2,460,884,452 Atlanta/Savannah $1,447,571,154 Seattle $1,311,052,958 San Francisco $1,297,155,545 Cleveland $1,061,673,027 New Orleans $952,229,767 Chicago $907,299,900 Houston $733,990,746 Norfolk $637,183,876 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $623,194,800 Charleston $462,076,060 Jacksonville/Tampa $448,931,446 Dallas $401,820,684 Honolulu $382,119,988 Miami $314,360,684 Baltimore $242,974,464 St. Louis $138,229,342 Anchorage $136,358,090 Great Falls, Mont. $116,654,257

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Total Exports Frozen beef from cows Cotton, not carded or combed Soybeans, whether broken or not Motor vehicles for transporting people Cellular, landline phones, equipment Milk and cream, concentrated or sweetened Computers Sugar and starch residues Scrap iron, steel Cow or horse leather

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

14.19% 8.37% 8.90% 33.20% 20.27% 12.59% 18.13% 34.17% 11.19% 66.32% 25.09% 111.62% 19.63% 33.07% 3.28% -14.09% 7.52% -10.43% 18.97% -2.96% 15.68%

EXPORTS TO VIETNAM

IMPORTS FROM VIETNAM

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$4,623,342,497 $20,265,926,394 ($15,642,583,897) $1,698,119,253 $8,023,337,677 ($6,325,218,424) $271,353,946 $2,189,530,506 ($1,918,176,560) $436,447,997 $1,011,123,157 ($574,675,160) $552,484,634 $758,568,324 ($206,083,690) $292,535,419 $1,004,620,126 ($712,084,707) $40,840,545 $1,020,832,482 ($979,991,937) $190,836,294 $761,393,473 ($570,557,179) $84,555,614 $822,744,286 ($738,188,672) $108,466,820 $625,523,926 ($517,057,106) $177,386,363 $459,797,513 ($282,411,150) $358,229,123 $264,965,677 $93,263,446 $94,215,867 $367,860,193 ($273,644,326) $28,536,723 $420,394,723 ($391,858,000) $58,730,168 $343,090,516 ($284,360,348) $3,526,625 $378,593,363 ($375,066,738) $28,857,294 $285,503,390 ($256,646,096) $29,252,016 $213,722,448 ($184,470,432) N/A $138,229,342 ($138,229,342) $15,120,517 $121,237,573 ($106,117,056) $648,760 $116,005,497 ($115,356,737)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from Vietnam in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Vietnam in 2012 RANK

3. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $1.45 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $9.72 BILLION

VALUE

CHANGE

$1,698,119,253 $146,085,467 $138,953,763 $85,628,468 $83,739,853 $76,271,900 $66,192,040 $61,876,195 $60,594,486 $51,897,438 $44,435,042

-15.79 -14.35 -51.96 6.02 -43.77 185.96 -47.93 9.15 -17.06 -34.98 17.59

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Leather shoes Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted Rubber, plastic shoes Furniture, parts Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted Shoes, with uppers made of fabric Printers, all types, parts Men’s or boys’ suits, not knit Men’s or boys’ underwear

$8,023,337,677 $808,616,759 $691,236,761 $590,947,725 $545,468,259 $517,908,956 $395,144,453 $379,111,117 $271,687,298 $252,365,451 $228,790,056

CHANGE

15.37% 35.14% 13.98% 9.55% 17.89% 6.18% 48.38% 102.09% 23.93% 3.13% 16.01%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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MALAYSIA Total trade with Los Angeles | $8.22 billion

Malaysia back among top 10, moving up three

M

alaysia moved up three positions in 2012 to once again rank among Los Angeles’ top 10 trade partners. Total exports and imports rose to $8.22 billion. It was the third consecutive year the value increased, though it remains below the $11.31 billion record of 2003. EXPORTS: Computer chips were the district’s top export in 2012 even though their value has fallen from $2.61 billion in 2003 to $288.66 million. IMPORTS: Photo-sensitive semiconductors rose above $1 billion for the first time to a record $1.43 billion. In recent years this import has taken the top spot from now-No. 2 computers. BALANCE OF TRADE: Falling Los Angeles exports and rising imports pushed the deficit up by more than $1 billion to $3.59 billion in 2012. MARKET SHARE: Malaysia’s piece of L.os Angeles’ total trade rose back above 2 percent in 2012. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH MALAYSIA

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

4. NEW YORK $2.97 BILLION 5. ANCHORAGE $2.94 BILLION 2. SAN FRANCISCO $3.93 BILLION 1. LOS ANGELES $8.22 BILLION 3. NEW ORLEANS $3.24 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Malaysia 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $38,787,891,045 Los Angeles $8,215,834,033 San Francisco $3,928,380,147 New Orleans $3,242,525,111 New York City $2,972,787,016 Anchorage $2,941,106,675 Dallas $2,680,826,967 Cleveland $2,558,928,177 Chicago $2,520,985,762 Seattle $1,611,692,102 Atlanta/Savannah $1,446,342,232 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $926,489,977 Laredo $897,543,142 Honolulu $668,698,391 Houston $639,658,822 Norfolk $493,915,048 Low Value Shipments $414,707,396 Charleston $363,991,149 Baltimore $344,365,108 San Diego $296,389,244 Miami $257,985,802

-3.09% 8.75% -6.38% -11.66% -17.24% -14.32% 29.49% 15.80% -14.44% -35.99% -11.52% 65.05% 5.61% 55.27% -11.52% 8.78% -28.30% -15.38% 11.91% 46.30% -15.71%

EXPORTS TO MALAYSIA

IMPORTS FROM MALAYSIA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$12,854,346,213 $25,933,544,832 $(13,079,198,619) $2,313,269,670 $5,902,564,363 $(3,589,294,693) $1,488,149,296 $2,440,230,851 $(952,081,555) $626,047,473 $2,616,477,638 $(1,990,430,165) $1,592,419,377 $1,380,367,639 $212,051,738 $360,859,571 $2,580,247,104 $(2,219,387,533) $631,873,717 $2,048,953,250 $(1,417,079,533) $1,099,321,211 $1,459,606,966 $(360,285,755) $448,713,003 $2,072,272,759 $(1,623,559,756) $1,204,574,070 $407,118,032 $797,456,038 $451,031,381 $995,310,851 $(544,279,470) $807,109,502 $119,380,475 $687,729,027 $1,188,985 $896,354,157 $(895,165,172) $632,737,504 $35,960,887 $596,776,617 $251,320,081 $388,338,741 $(137,018,660) $198,178,626 $295,736,422 $(97,557,796) $159,463,173 $255,244,223 $(95,781,050) $66,366,885 $297,624,264 $(231,257,379) $43,360,331 $301,004,777 $(257,644,446) $149,003,781 $147,385,463 $1,618,318 $48,919,606 $209,066,196 $(160,146,590)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from Malaysia in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Malaysia in 2012 RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Computer chips Computers Medical technology Civilian aircraft, engines, parts Prepared foods, beverages Miscellaneous electrical machinery Printers, all types, parts Electric generating sets, rotary converters Milk and cream, concentrated or sweetened Scrap iron, steel

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

$2,313,269,670 $288,660,375 $112,908,054 $84,007,867 $67,886,890 $62,435,115 $47,711,561 $42,689,027 $42,196,647 $40,301,170 $38,098,463

CHANGE

-10.69% -24.52% 12.75% 8.30% -23.56% 33.10% -57.87% 3.89% -40.12% -13.85% -66.35%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts Computers Computer chips Cellular, landline phones, equipment Reception apparatus for cellular phones Apparel and accessories made of rubber Printers, all types, parts Furniture, parts Cameras, camcorders, related equipment Video recording equipment

$5,902,564,363 $1,431,257,814 $682,065,608 $514,648,445 $326,087,356 $292,068,394 $251,724,501 $213,407,905 $151,709,014 $142,506,588 $131,289,451

CHANGE

18.89% 157.24% 18.61% 2.78% -4.18% 29.97% -0.77% -1.35% 0.31% 31.50% -31.10%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

HONG KONG Total trade with Los Angeles | $7.94 billion

5. GREAT FALLS, MT $1.89 BILLION

Hong Kong trade off $315 million, still in top 10

A

$315.6 million drop caused Hong Kong to slip from No. 9 to No 10 among Los Angeles’ top trade partners. It also came a year after a record-setting 2011, when trade reached $8.25 billion. EXPORTS: In only a few years, diamonds went from being an insignificant commodity for the district to No. 1, worth a record $587.24 million in 2012. IMPORTS: In 2008, the value of TV and computer monitor imports had fallen from $24.21 million to $8.64 million. In 2012, the value boomed more than 1,400 percent to a record $191.97 million, making it the district’s No. 1 import. BALANCE OF TRADE: Falling trade meant a falling Los Angeles surplus, down about $500 million to $5.97 billion. Hong Kong is one of three trade partners in the top 20 with which Los Angeles had a trade surplus in 2012. MARKET SHARE: Hong Kong has made up around 2 percent of the district’s trade since 2006. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH HONG KONG

1. NEW YORK $15.52 BILLION 4. SEATTLE $2.60 BILLION 3. SAN FRANCISCO $3.51 BILLION 2. LOS ANGELES $7.94 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Hong Kong 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

All Districts $42,921,088,885 5.07% $37,480,185,702 $5,440,903,183 $32,039,282,519 New York City $15,518,087,635 22.86% $12,967,360,466 $2,550,727,169 $10,416,633,297 Los Angeles $7,935,788,976 -3.82% $6,952,740,798 $983,048,178 $5,969,692,620 San Francisco $3,508,161,394 8.64% $3,292,524,315 $215,637,079 $3,076,887,236 Seattle $2,600,424,641 5.35% $2,530,033,796 $70,390,845 $2,459,642,951 Great Falls, Mont. $1,891,528,151 -19.62% $1,877,388,167 $14,139,984 $1,863,248,183 Cleveland $1,691,038,270 21.79% $1,384,367,511 $306,670,759 $1,077,696,752 Anchorage $1,641,197,823 3.40% $1,579,015,262 $62,182,561 $1,516,832,701 Atlanta/Savannah $1,424,343,183 -18.12% $1,301,044,500 $123,298,683 $1,177,745,817 Chicago $1,090,603,606 -8.38% $899,449,315 $191,154,291 $708,295,024 New Orleans $1,039,884,625 -2.43% $760,246,159 $279,638,466 $480,607,693 Dallas $706,740,080 3.74% $604,436,218 $102,303,862 $502,132,356 Low Value Shipments $669,178,944 -4.89% $628,719,549 $40,459,395 $588,260,154 Miami $659,411,880 15.45% $506,990,041 $152,421,839 $354,568,202 San Juan $432,894,229 -46.56% $427,954,992 $4,939,237 $423,015,755 Wilmington, N.C. $423,563,269 13.85% $411,917,232 $11,646,037 $400,271,195 Norfolk $286,434,103 1.51% $265,391,620 $21,042,483 $244,349,137 Charleston $244,574,272 -0.94% $227,219,030 $17,355,242 $209,863,788 Houston $165,944,120 -17.13% $121,334,992 $44,609,128 $76,725,864 Boston $155,690,846 -42.73% $130,586,182 $25,104,664 $105,481,518 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $106,157,304 -11.47% $82,067,822 $24,089,482 $57,978,340 Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Diamonds, not mounted Cellular, landline phones, equipment Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. Computer parts Computer chips Jewelry, parts Motor vehicles for transporting people TVs, computer monitors Frozen beef from cows Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

IMPORTS FROM HONG KONG

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Top Los Angeles imports from Hong Kong in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Hong Kong in 2012 RANK

EXPORTS TO HONG KONG

$6,952,740,798 $587,243,942 $510,548,368 $447,414,356 $338,069,966 $311,300,668 $304,075,520 $194,554,757 $182,278,396 $177,956,984 $144,568,924

CHANGE

-5.62% 6.49% -32.50% 71.34% 372.07% 5.73% 5.70% -46.41% 9.42% 52.48% -22.85%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities TVs, computer monitors Imports of returned exports Computers Jewelry, parts Computer parts Toys, scale models, puzzles Reception apparatus for cellular phones Power supplies, transformers Cellular, landline phones, equipment Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit

$983,048,178 $191,970,670 $109,091,256 $54,184,362 $39,979,006 $36,455,232 $25,090,841 $18,773,370 $18,117,000 $17,126,044 $16,403,961

CHANGE

11.17% 1,408% 63.31% -44.63% -30.95% 56.83% 66.93% 76.03% -29.88% -48.15% 142.33%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

INDONESIA Total trade with Los Angeles | $7.82 billion

Indonesia sets trade record but slips from top 10

A

$149.55 million increase in Los Angeles-Indonesia trade to a record $7.82 billion didn’t keep the Asian nation from falling one place, out of the top 10 to No. 11. EXPORTS: 2012 was the only year Los Angeles exported three commodities to Indonesia in excess of $1 billion, the other being 2008. Cotton exports fell 67.91 percent, ceding the top spot to soybeans, whose value rose 4.98 percent to $12.17 million. IMPORTS: The total value of Los Angeles’ Indonesian imports rose 5.59 percent to $5.83 billion. Printers were the fastest growing, up 96.28 percent to $268.75 million. BALANCE OF TRADE: The L.A. deficit rose by about $500 million to a record $3.85 billion. Exports accounted for 25 cents of each dollar of trade. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles accounted for more than 30 percent of all U.S. trade with Indonesia. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH INDONESIA

2. NEW YORK $2.74 BILLION

4. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $1.84 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $7.82 BILLION 3. NEW ORLEANS $1.94 BILLION 5. HONOLULU $1.60 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Indonesia 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $26,011,057,161 Los Angeles $7,820,757,320 New York City $2,738,627,700 New Orleans $1,938,203,743 Atlanta/Savannah $1,837,588,083 Honolulu $1,596,668,084 San Francisco $1,237,469,829 Seattle $1,092,895,800 Norfolk $1,085,954,346 Chicago $921,593,268 Houston $893,970,608 Charleston $778,411,985 Cleveland $608,869,163 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $603,625,709 Baltimore $562,265,024 Miami $416,974,397 Wilmington $385,740,899 Dallas $293,432,552 Anchorage $140,518,454 Philadelphia $137,481,369 Boston $126,457,654

-1.94% 1.95% 2.06% -4.78% -8.47% -9.55% -10.46% 4.50% -7.67% -16.15% 12.68% -5.38% 4.89% -9.00% 17.87% 15.81% -27.99% 8.33% 66.45% -5.77% -7.99%

EXPORTS TO INDONESIA

IMPORTS FROM INDONESIA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$8,014,025,632 $17,997,031,529 ($9,983,005,897) $1,985,601,582 $5,835,155,738 ($3,849,554,156) $482,031,715 $2,256,595,985 ($1,774,564,270) $674,969,804 $1,263,233,939 ($588,264,135) $564,512,158 $1,273,075,925 ($708,563,767) $1,283,826,162 $312,841,922 $970,984,240 $213,207,444 $1,024,262,385 ($811,054,941) $493,981,483 $598,914,317 ($104,932,834) $397,999,211 $687,955,135 ($289,955,924) $159,261,623 $762,331,645 ($603,070,022) $498,593,939 $395,376,669 $103,217,270 $101,678,401 $676,733,584 ($575,055,183) $69,043,444 $539,825,719 ($470,782,275) $424,943,458 $178,682,251 $246,261,207 $72,917,087 $489,347,937 ($416,430,850) $98,411,587 $318,562,810 ($220,151,223) $34,953,436 $350,787,463 ($315,834,027) $155,652,125 $137,780,427 $17,871,698 $67,348,285 $73,170,169 ($5,821,884) $22,596,500 $114,884,869 ($92,288,369) $10,574,511 $115,883,143 ($105,308,632)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from Indonesia in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Indonesia in 2012 RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Soybeans, whether broken or not Cotton, not carded or combed Sugar and starch residues Lubricants, antirust treatments for textiles Milk and cream, concentrated or sweetened Parts for heavy machinery Synthetic rubber, including butadiene Prepared foods, beverages Compressors and pumps Grapes, fresh or dried

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

$1,985,601,582 $256,775,307 $138,003,708 $102,817,470 $93,606,565 $61,941,412 $58,636,839 $46,887,945 $46,092,426 $42,155,756 $35,948,067

CHANGE

-7.42% 4.98% -67.91% 43.42% 5.15% -21.70% 0.68% -5.44% 54.38% 83.10% 22.21%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $5,835,155,738 Sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted $511,939,437 Leather shoes $406,202,320 Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit $304,309,962 Printers, all types, parts $268,752,750 Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted $268,012,252 Rubber tires $204,520,433 Live crustaceans $186,345,209 Rubber, plastic shoes $182,095,744 Women’s or girls’ blouses, not knit $171,387,311 Men’s or boys’ shirts, not knitted or crocheted $164,785,046

CHANGE

5.59% 10.61% 26.09% 5.93% 96.28% 14.93% -4.35% -6.57% 20.78% 14.90% 9.32%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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SINGAPORE Total trade with Los Angeles | $6.83 billion

L.A. percentage of U.S.-Singapore trade at low point

S

ingapore was the seventh most important country trading with Los Angeles in 2007. It was No. 12 in 2012, up one spot from 2011, even though total trade fell $691.09 million. EXPORTS: Los Angeles shipped a record nine commodities worth more than $100 million each to Singapore in 2012. No. 1 heavy machinery parts held the top spot though the value has halved from a record $494.14 million in 2008. IMPORTS: The value of imports has fallen annually since 2010, when the total was $2.36 billion. The No. 8 import, artificial body parts, rose 25 spots and 789.56 percent in 2012, and is up from just $4,000 in 2006. BALANCE OF TRADE: The L.A. surplus with Singapore fell from the record $3.75 billion set in 2011 to $3.56 billion. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles accounted for 13.44 percent of all Singapore-U.S. trade, the lowest percentage in at least 20 years. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH SINGAPORE

12

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

2. SAN FRANCISCO $5.30 BILLION 1. LOS ANGELES $6.83 BILLION 3. HOUSTON $4.69 BILLION

5. SAN JUAN, P.R. $4.28 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Singapore 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

IMPORTS FROM SINGAPORE

$50,784,675,874 0.89% $30,560,616,619 $20,224,059,255 $6,827,152,879 -9.19% $5,201,384,246 $1,625,768,633 $5,297,272,591 -1.19% $3,133,022,273 $2,164,250,318 $4,685,971,944 16.77% $3,641,438,838 $1,044,533,106 $4,572,673,646 4.33% $3,369,964,406 $1,202,709,240 $4,279,522,572 4.94% $142,972,751 $4,136,549,821 $4,013,133,024 -21.91% $2,651,168,534 $1,361,964,490 $3,305,668,558 3.46% $2,286,735,388 $1,018,933,170 $2,660,704,052 4.34% $1,554,747,382 $1,105,956,670 $2,658,640,606 -6.58% $1,972,017,666 $686,622,940 $1,947,233,408 -2.03% $1,281,176,524 $666,056,884 $1,684,127,216 7.05% $1,100,019,390 $584,107,826 $1,613,594,008 38.89% $18,573,388 $1,595,020,620 $1,530,098,244 65.27% $264,031,495 $1,266,066,749 $1,447,352,328 -11.95% $1,258,330,518 $189,021,810 $1,025,875,368 -9.06% $729,542,172 $296,333,196 $598,514,562 204.97% $500,433,077 $98,081,485 $384,588,749 -13.83% $194,025,313 $190,563,436 $340,622,244 46.02% $133,019,637 $207,602,607 $307,336,485 41.29% $258,510,843 $48,825,642 $256,681,639 27.95% $122,475,471 $134,206,168 Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Parts for heavy machinery Anti-knock additives Polymers of ethylene Civilian aircraft, engines, parts Refined petroleum Military aircraft parts Pumps for dispensing liquids Misc. medical chemical re-agents Miscellaneous electrical machinery Polyamides, primary forms

EXPORTS TO SINGAPORE

All Districts Los Angeles San Francisco Houston New Orleans San Juan, Puerto Rico New York City Cleveland Chicago Atlanta/Savannah Dallas Anchorage Wilmington Norfolk Seattle Low Value Honolulu Philadelphia Boston Miami Washington, D.C.

$5,201,384,246 $219,023,821 $193,328,928 $183,946,136 $181,385,738 $156,432,802 $138,910,949 $133,286,161 $114,896,430 $103,410,347 $75,725,267

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$10,336,557,364 $3,575,615,613 $968,771,955 $2,596,905,732 $2,167,255,166 ($3,993,577,070) $1,289,204,044 $1,267,802,218 $448,790,712 $1,285,394,726 $615,119,640 $515,911,564 ($1,576,447,232) ($1,002,035,254) $1,069,308,708 $433,208,976 $402,351,592 $3,461,877 ($74,582,970) $209,685,201 ($11,730,697)

Top Los Angeles imports from Singapore in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Singapore in 2012 RANK

4. NEW ORLEANS $4.57 BILLION

CHANGE

-7.66% -24.82% -1.34% -42.93% -30.72% -44.96% 36.47% 23.75% 153.04% -44.12% -12.33%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $1,625,768,633 Printers, all types, parts $208,736,571 Imports of returned exports $171,638,644 Computer chips $141,531,585 Computers $121,155,956 Cameras, camcorders, related equipment $100,556,572 Misc. medical chemical re-agents $91,215,948 Computer parts $72,714,214 Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts $64,479,049 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $57,463,856 Mechanized equip., parts for massage, psyc. testing $47,552,769

CHANGE

-13.78% -47.12% 96.00% -39.50% -21.09% 11.62% 41.24% -18.62% 789.56% -56.78% 9.43%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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INDIA Total trade with Los Angeles | $6.83 billion

Trade with India down in 2012, but up long term

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ndia’s trade with Los Angeles is up 79.9 percent since 2009, though in 2012 total trade fell $763.81 million from the record $7.59 billion set in 2011. The decline, in percentage terms, was the second-largest in the top 20 after No. 15 Ecuador. EXPORTS: Diamond exports fell by $369.12 million, but are still up more than 2,000 percent compared to the $55.01 million value from 2009. IMPORTS: The value of total imports fell by only $262.93 million even though the value of No. 1 import diamonds dropped $583.57 million. BALANCE OF TRADE: The L.A. deficit with India remains below the $2.62 billion record set in 2010. MARKET SHARE: Of India’s 10 most important Customs districts in 2012, Los Angeles posted the biggest lost in percentage terms, down 10.06 percent. It fell behind Houston in importance. New York City accounted for almost on-third of the nation’s total trade with India. WC

1. NEW YORK $20.67 BILLION

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH INDIA

13

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

3. LOS ANGELES $6.83 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

2. HOUSTON $7.52 BILLION

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with India

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $62,853,907,947 9.02% New York City $20,669,964,570 7.58% Houston $7,516,319,491 56.51% Los Angeles $6,825,045,002 -10.06% Charleston $3,275,330,669 5.24% Atlanta/Savannah $3,077,953,268 6.76% New Orleans $2,747,871,827 11.04% Norfolk $2,656,138,085 23.34% Chicago $2,489,884,313 -0.99% Cleveland $1,777,343,388 14.31% Philadelphia $1,323,701,109 -2.31% San Francisco $1,231,626,864 8.04% Seattle $1,137,136,370 11.99% Detroit $905,567,101 50.48% Dallas $814,457,117 52.13% Jacksonville/Tampa $785,546,724 -41.26% Baltimore $768,592,508 31.36% Miami $654,423,884 46.46% Norfolk/Mobile/Charleston $571,533,241 -20.67% Wilmington $547,573,065 -24.62% Low Value $497,303,778 -0.39%

EXPORTS TO INDIA

IMPORTS FROM INDIA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$22,335,617,879 $40,518,290,068 ($18,182,672,189) $7,519,605,949 $13,150,358,621 ($5,630,752,672) $1,903,084,774 $5,613,234,717 ($3,710,149,943) $2,676,009,148 $4,149,035,854 ($1,473,026,706) $1,075,128,749 $2,200,201,920 ($1,125,073,171) $1,017,378,372 $2,060,574,896 ($1,043,196,524) $972,434,752 $1,775,437,075 ($803,002,323) $982,332,408 $1,673,805,677 ($691,473,269) $716,400,793 $1,773,483,520 ($1,057,082,727) $255,819,692 $1,521,523,696 ($1,265,704,004) $175,057,595 $1,148,643,514 ($973,585,919) $721,626,110 $510,000,754 $211,625,356 $840,068,187 $297,068,183 $543,000,004 $241,006,043 $664,561,058 ($423,555,015) $387,996,252 $426,460,865 ($38,464,613) $618,960,570 $166,586,154 $452,374,416 $326,662,049 $441,930,459 ($115,268,410) $76,956,295 $577,467,589 ($500,511,294) $571,533,241 N/A $571,533,241 $279,106,668 $268,466,397 $10,640,271 $346,463,552 $150,840,226 $195,623,326

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $2,676,009,148 Diamonds, not mounted $1,267,322,702 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $135,387,921 Medical technology $113,637,919 Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. $76,518,786 Computers $54,920,830 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $48,398,814 Cotton, not carded or combed $37,676,015 Petroleum products $31,770,092 Medical equipment for physicals $24,374,645 Machining centers for metal work $24,108,947

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

5. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $3.08 BILLION

2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

Top Los Angeles imports from India in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to India in 2012 RANK

4. CHARLESTON $3.28 BILLION

CHANGE

-15.77% -22.56% -17.42% 51.37% 3.90% -3.00% -14.81% -32.06% 251.41% -13.91% -47.97%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $4,149,035,854 Diamonds, not mounted $1,666,864,681 Refined petroleum $196,759,154 Linens for bed, bath and kitchen $191,704,087 Live crustaceans $154,910,751 Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit $102,515,055 Men’s or boys’ suits, not knit $62,272,431 Seamless iron tubes and pipes $59,375,254 Men’s or boys’ shirts, not knitted or crocheted $58,517,610 Jewelry, parts $57,574,185 Sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted $52,199,146

CHANGE

-5.96% -25.93% 571.85% 6.53% -6.37% 10.30% 15.57% 47.36% -8.44% 8.95% 5.57%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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IRAQ Total trade with Los Angeles | $5.27 billion

Oil prices on the rise mean new record for Iraq

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ising oil prices helped pushed total trade with Iraq up 33.61 percent to $5.27 billion. That’s shy of the $6.74 billion record set in 2008, but was good enough to move Iraq up three spots to No. 14 among Los Angeles’ top trade partners. EXPORTS: Exports account for only a small fraction of the Los Angeles Customs district’s trade with Iraq. The district’s No. 1 export, iron and steel pipes, was shipped for the first time in 2010. IMPORTS: Oil accounted for more than 99 percent of the value of all Los Angeles imports from Iraq for well over a decade. BALANCE OF TRADE: As the vast majority of Los Angeles’ trade with Iraq is in oil, the district has run a large deficit with the country since at least 1992. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles is second only to Houston for trade with Iraq. Houston’s massive oil refining facilities make it the top destination for Iraqi oil. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH IRAQ

14

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

4. PHILADELPHIA $1.88 BILLION

2. LOS ANGELES $5.27 BILLION 5. PORT ARTHUR $1.56 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Iraq

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts Houston Los Angeles New Orleans Philadelphia Port Arthur, Texas San Francisco Atlanta/Savannah Charleston New York City Baltimore Seattle Cleveland Jacksonville/Tampa Norfolk Mobile Chicago Low Value Dallas Miami Wilmington

$21,304,101,616 $7,840,317,394 $5,268,922,208 $2,372,036,401 $1,879,340,352 $1,559,041,972 $995,107,694 $265,748,253 $260,164,916 $214,292,716 $183,631,416 $143,915,006 $60,629,742 $60,157,066 $45,089,980 $42,095,521 $27,532,108 $21,648,800 $19,430,021 $17,677,478 $8,546,790

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

9.98% 27.49% 33.61% -31.02% 25.29% -18.76% 9.97% 311.69% 6.09% 20.87% -15.18% 606.22% -40.71% 43.08% -49.59% -66.42% 3.37% -41.71% -36.82% 17.58% -66.27%

EXPORTS TO IRAQ

IMPORTS FROM IRAQ

SURPLUS/ DEFICIT

$2,039,130,156 $19,264,971,460 ($17,225,841,304) $604,094,231 $7,236,223,163 ($6,632,128,932) $25,528,951 $5,243,393,257 ($5,217,864,306) $9,590,971 $2,362,445,430 ($2,352,854,459) $26,124,151 $1,853,216,201 ($1,827,092,050) $985,559 $1,558,056,413 ($1,557,070,854) $5,370,557 $989,737,137 ($984,366,580) $265,748,253 $0 $265,748,253 $260,164,916 $0 $260,164,916 $212,939,803 $1,352,913 $211,586,890 $183,631,416 $0 $183,631,416 $142,628,744 $1,286,262 $141,342,482 $60,528,951 $100,791 $60,428,160 $60,157,066 $0 $60,157,066 $45,089,980 $0 $45,089,980 $29,825,820 $12,269,701 $17,556,119 $27,531,808 $300 $27,531,508 $21,519,887 $128,913 $21,390,974 $19,363,721 $66,300 $19,297,421 $14,497,799 $3,179,679 $11,318,120 $8,546,790 $8,546,790

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Iron and steel pipes and tubing Plastic tubes, hoses and fittings Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks Pumps for dispensing liquids Sand-blasting, other liquid-dispersing equipment Furnace burners; mechanical stokers, parts Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts Motor vehicles for transporting people Cellular, landline phones, equipment

1. HOUSTON $7.84 BILLION

2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

Top Los Angeles imports from Iraq in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Iraq in 2012 RANK

3. NEW ORLEANS $2.37 BILLION

$25,528,951 $3,724,613 $2,965,733 $2,654,222 $1,886,095 $1,812,363 $1,226,729 $1,188,034 $1,097,354 $1,018,674 $626,352

CHANGE

-4.52% 170.63% 0.00% 61.72% 6,338% 1,662% -7.96% 227.80% -42.84% 21.94% 898.58%

RANK

1 2 3 4

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Oil Dates, figs, pineapples and other fruit Fruit, nuts, prepared or preserved Misc. grains, cereals

$5,243,393,257 $5,243,366,188 $11,025 $9,900 $6,144

CHANGE

33.87% 33.87% NA NA NA

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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ECUADOR Total trade with Los Angeles | $5.19 billion

Ecuador’s trade drops more than other top partners

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cuador is the first nation in the Americas to appear on the list of Los Angeles’ top trade partners. Trade with the country fell by nearly $1 billion in 2012 and was the largest percetnage decrease of the top 20 trade partners. Yet that $5.19 billion is more than double the $2.32 billion of trade in 2009. EXPORTS: The value of No. 1 tractors nearly quadrupled in 2012, rising to a record $39.08 million and taking over the top spot for exports. IMPORTS: The value of imports fell by $822.56 million, mostly due to No. 1 oil’s 15.56 percent slide off of the record $5.34 billion set in 2011. BALANCE OF TRADE: Because of oil imports, Los Angeles has had a perennial deficit with Ecuador, which fell below the 2011 record of $5.70 billion. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles remained the leading Customs district for Ecuador trade in 2012 but Houston narrowed the gap. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH ECUADOR

15

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

4. SAN FRANCISCO $1.47 BILLION 1. LOS ANGELES $5.19 BILLION

2. HOUSTON $3.13 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Ecuador 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $16,051,516,621 2.33% Los Angeles $5,191,893,309 -13.88% Houston $3,131,502,634 12.01% Miami $2,556,364,718 17.60% San Francisco $1,470,079,738 -12.23% New Orleans $1,148,769,997 103.18% New York City $744,307,994 -9.30% Low Value $246,560,486 4.82% Philadelphia $235,546,677 72.11% Baltimore $223,103,910 -12.46% Atlanta/Savannah $196,579,625 28.65% Jacksonville/Tampa $179,997,631 13.75% San Diego $179,226,246 -6.09% Charleston $141,423,919 -2.34% Norfolk $74,985,152 48.18% Seattle $64,486,886 3.42% Columbia-Snake River/Portland $46,726,912 139.22% Mobile $46,550,637 -51.62% Port Arthur, Texas $46,104,716 16.30% San Juan, Puerto Rico $40,071,592 11.75% Honolulu $21,855,139 1451.03%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

U.S. EXPORTS TO ECUADOR

U.S. IMPORTS FROM ECUADOR

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$6,566,664,268 $9,484,852,353 ($2,918,188,085) $151,668,990 $5,040,224,319 ($4,888,555,329) $2,206,969,038 $924,533,596 $1,282,435,442 $1,790,207,118 $766,157,600 $1,024,049,518 $32,644,377 $1,437,435,361 ($1,404,790,984) $1,140,161,305 $8,608,692 $1,131,552,613 $175,051,558 $569,256,436 ($394,204,878) $145,145,647 $101,414,839 $43,730,808 $18,278,110 $217,268,567 ($198,990,457) $180,979,208 $42,124,702 $138,854,506 $138,719,554 $57,860,071 $80,859,483 $157,071,299 $22,926,332 $134,144,967 $36,874,016 $142,352,230 ($105,478,214) $129,292,282 $12,131,637 $117,160,645 $53,774,170 $21,210,982 $32,563,188 $54,238,394 $10,248,492 $43,989,902 $41,226,938 $5,499,974 $35,726,964 $38,264,883 $8,285,754 $29,979,129 $46,104,716 N/A $46,104,716 $4,920,797 $35,150,795 ($30,229,998) $2,007,920 $19,847,219 ($17,839,299)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Tractors Motor vehicle parts Compressors and pumps Refined petroleum Chemical compounds Grapes, fresh or dried Fresh apples, pears Prepared foods, beverages Pumps for dispensing liquids Lubricants, antirust treatments for textiles

3. MIAMI $2.56 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from Ecuador in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Ecuador in 2012 RANK

5. NEW ORLEANS $1.15 BILLION

$151,668,990 $39,083,755 $14,968,829 $11,127,113 $7,108,200 $6,798,875 $4,917,125 $3,357,293 $3,160,119 $3,093,125 $2,435,818

CHANGE

-8.76% 272.23% -5.22% 2,782% -89.20% 359.23% 3.98% 7.57% 80.45% 432.60% -15.60%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Oil Live crustaceans Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried Refined petroleum Caviar, caviar substitutes, other prepared fish Dates, figs, pineapples and other fruit Fish fillets, chilled or frozen Fresh-cut flowers Imports of returned exports Fish, fresh or chilled

$5,040,224,319 $4,508,691,915 $169,882,386 $128,843,538 $85,148,049 $68,031,823 $13,533,235 $13,496,538 $10,842,763 $7,908,164 $7,743,820

CHANGE

-14.03% -15.56% 10.26% -20.02% 4.23% -1.16% 31.73% 20.31% 33.11% 5,482% 25.32%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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UNITED KINGDOM Total trade with Los Angeles | $4.80 billion

U.K trade makes small gains across the board

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he United Kingdom’s trade with Los Angeles rose in 2012 for the third consecutive year. Yet total trade, at $4.80 billion, is below the $5.56 billion record set in 2005. EXPORTS: Total exports rose above $2 billion for the first time since 2008. No. 2 artwork was the fastest growing in both dollar and percentage terms, which is why it jumped eight spots to No. 2. IMPORTS: Los Angeles, for the first time since 2006, imported more than $1 billion worth of motor vehicles from the United Kingdom. The record year was 2005, when $1.3 billion came in. BALANCE OF TRADE: Los Angeles over the last decade has posted deficits with the United Kingdom except in 2003, 2004 and 2008. MARKET SHARE: As recently as 2007, Los Angeles ranked as the United Kingdom’s fourth most important Customs district for U.S. trade. Two decades ago, in 1992, it ranked No. 3. It ranked No. 8 in 2012, as it did in 2011. WC

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

3. HOUSTON $6.61 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. NEW ORLEANS $7.82 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with United Kingdom 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

EXPORTS IMPORTS TO FROM UNITED KINGDOM UNITED KINGDOM

All Districts New York City New Orleans Houston Great Falls, Mont. Chicago Philadelphia Atlanta/Savannah Los Angeles Cleveland Baltimore Charleston Washington, D.C. Boston Detroit Seattle San Juan Dallas Norfolk Low Value Shipments Wilmington, N.C.

$109,751,787,647 2.46% $54,817,035,898 $54,934,751,749 $23,051,612,186 -3.39% $12,686,777,439 $10,364,834,747 $7,818,313,727 17.52% $3,519,716,935 $4,298,596,792 $6,611,190,992 6.90% $3,747,839,656 $2,863,351,336 $6,150,347,898 -11.17% $5,874,706,113 $275,641,785 $5,830,434,466 7.31% $2,873,187,629 $2,957,246,837 $5,518,155,337 -6.01% $2,381,963,336 $3,136,192,001 $5,092,393,570 2.07% $1,904,610,410 $3,187,783,160 $4,804,704,350 9.81% $2,255,186,386 $2,549,517,964 $4,584,706,328 13.42% $1,516,228,575 $3,068,477,753 $3,813,085,692 10.86% $1,015,573,122 $2,797,512,570 $3,391,665,444 6.92% $1,786,981,804 $1,604,683,640 $3,177,391,223 -23.93% $637,628,698 $2,539,762,525 $2,879,874,648 28.43% $540,576,138 $2,339,298,510 $2,690,261,786 -8.89% $2,199,901,702 $490,360,084 $2,623,199,823 -6.41% $1,452,178,359 $1,171,021,464 $2,439,351,639 28.88% $1,787,906,872 $651,444,767 $2,431,807,445 21.32% $802,047,363 $1,629,760,082 $2,296,720,533 14.63% $1,452,692,335 $844,028,198 $1,882,292,613 -6.36% $1,471,352,954 $410,939,659 $1,824,147,197 6.41% $539,711,706 $1,284,435,491 Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Civilian aircraft, engines, parts Paintings, drawings and other artwork Motor vehicles for transporting people Computers Cellular, landline phones, equipment Military aircraft parts Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts Exports of repaired imports Cameras, camcorders, related equipment Screws, nuts, bolts, washers

5. CHICAGO $5.83 BILLION

8. LOS ANGELES $4.80 BILLION

$2,255,186,386 $433,151,138 $123,612,749 $82,240,561 $72,836,678 $67,482,793 $55,666,884 $50,297,698 $42,585,995 $41,225,828 $40,074,053

CHANGE

13.63% 10.80% 318.84% 69.33% -11.03% 38.09% -23.62% -3.11% 25.57% 51.41% 36.97%

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

($117,715,851) $2,321,942,692 ($778,879,857) $884,488,320 $5,599,064,328 ($84,059,208) ($754,228,665) ($1,283,172,750) ($294,331,578) ($1,552,249,178) ($1,781,939,448) $182,298,164 ($1,902,133,827) ($1,798,722,372) $1,709,541,618 $281,156,895 $1,136,462,105 ($827,712,719) $608,664,137 $1,060,413,295 ($744,723,785)

Top Los Angeles imports from United Kingdom in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to United Kingdom in 2012 RANK

1. NEW YORK $23.05 BILLION

4. GREAT FALLS, MT $6.15 BILLION

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH UNITED KINGDOM

16

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Motor vehicles for transporting people Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors Imports of returned exports Aircraft engines, engine parts Refined petroleum Paintings, drawings and other artwork Miscellaneous electrical machinery Antiques Human blood, animal blood, plasma, vaccines Beer

$2,549,517,964 $1,032,727,506 $136,171,251 $108,390,401 $82,200,071 $82,006,497 $54,288,444 $42,867,931 $32,535,398 $32,360,147 $31,222,524

CHANGE

6.64% 8.73% -0.16% -18.17% 3.88% 131.81% -51.84% 0.62% 136.06% 68.94% -2.34%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

PHILIPPINES Total trade with Los Angeles | $4.71 billion

Philippines trade hovers at same level for a decade

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he Philippines’ trade with Los Angeles peaked in 2000 at $6.29 billion. Over the course of the following decade, it fell to the $4-billion range and held. Though total trade rose by $565.94 million, the Philippines slipped one spot in rank to No. 17. EXPORTS: No. 4 buttermilk and yogurt was the fastest-growing export in 2012, up 314.04 percent and 23 spots to join the top 10 for the first time. IMPORTS: Photo-sensitive semi-conductor imports set a new record in 2012, more than doubling in value and climbing six spots to rank as the new No. 1. BALANCE OF TRADE: For the third straight year but only the fourth time ever, Los Angeles recorded a deficit with the Philippines in excess of $1 billion. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles was the No. 1 district trading with the Philippines in 2012, as it has been since 1998, when San Francisco last held the top spot. Los Angeles accounted for more than 25 percnet of all U.S.-Philippines trade in 2012. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH PHILIPPINES

3. NEW YORK $1.43 BILLION 4. SEATTLE $1.31 BILLION 2. SAN FRANCISCO $2.33 BILLION 1. LOS ANGELES $4.71 BILLION

5. DALLAS $1.08 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Philippines 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts $17,639,729,365 Los Angeles $4,705,517,730 San Francisco $2,326,040,580 New York City $1,432,523,230 Seattle $1,311,203,950 Dallas $1,077,000,915 Cleveland $1,031,329,608 Chicago $798,913,986 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $748,990,112 New Orleans $689,516,489 Atlanta/Savannah $672,941,623 Anchorage $499,498,502 Minneapolis $425,682,751 Houston $362,795,640 Norfolk $240,587,468 Low Value $193,728,962 Miami $177,980,785 Detroit $129,585,182 El Paso $95,795,274 Boston $95,523,054 Baltimore $84,855,444

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $1,604,671,283 Milk and cream, concentrated or sweetened $99,479,046 Flour, meal of oil seed, olea fruit $58,686,086 Insulated wire, cable $57,233,517 Buttermilk, yogurt, kephir $52,644,915 Sugar and starch residues $39,369,599 Motor vehicles for transporting people $36,371,164 Medical technology $34,941,556 Grapes, fresh or dried $34,268,262 Computer chips $33,934,966 Exports of charitable items, returned as imports $32,376,019

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

IMPORTS FROM PHILIPPINES

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$8,059,540,946 $9,580,188,419 ($1,520,647,473) $1,604,671,283 $3,100,846,447 ($1,496,175,164) $960,379,903 $1,365,660,677 ($405,280,774) $569,651,695 $862,871,535 ($293,219,840) $1,085,930,905 $225,273,045 $860,657,860 $863,974,005 $213,026,910 $650,947,095 $282,319,129 $749,010,479 ($466,691,350) $245,809,877 $553,104,109 ($307,294,232) $729,280,626 $19,709,486 $709,571,140 $225,955,956 $463,560,533 ($237,604,577) $325,574,231 $347,367,392 ($21,793,161) $226,144,179 $273,354,323 ($47,210,144) $401,090,721 $24,592,030 $376,498,691 $118,990,832 $243,804,808 ($124,813,976) $105,953,383 $134,634,085 ($28,680,702) $110,136,093 $83,592,869 $26,543,224 $33,117,521 $144,863,264 ($111,745,743) $6,003,373 $123,581,809 ($117,578,436) $136,016 $95,659,258 ($95,523,242) $8,793,034 $86,730,020 ($77,936,986) $24,093,112 $60,762,332 ($36,669,220)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from Philippines in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Philippines in 2012 RANK

4.69% 13.67% -6.85% 8.01% 97.83% -10.77% 24.56% -3.79% -11.41% 4.95% -17.61% -31.57% -6.30% 23.76% 15.99% -6.68% 39.30% 3.20% 141.76% -35.88% -41.39%

EXPORTS TO PHILIPPINES

CHANGE

6.01% -18.33% -28.39% 7.86% 314.04% -4.32% 43.81% 43.04% 42.79% -20.12% -16.81%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts Computers Insulated wire, cable Power supplies, transformers Computer chips Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit Sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted TVs, computer monitors Fish fillets, chilled or frozen

$3,100,846,447 $332,167,953 $283,573,678 $269,538,763 $216,586,823 $187,619,171 $161,506,570 $118,899,901 $108,427,762 $78,811,722 $71,360,873

CHANGE

18.09% 144.35% 79.52% 8.07% 3.81% -0.20% 15.69% -13.32% 10.56% 126.24% 133.37%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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SAUDI ARABIA Total trade with Los Angeles | $3.92 billion

Trade and deficit with Saudi Arabia hit new highs

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audi Arabia’s total trade with Los Angeles has more than doubled since 2009, when it fell to $1.60 billion. Total trade in 2012 was $3.92 billion, the second year in a row it hit a new high. The Middle Eastern nation’s rank held steady at No. 18. EXPORTS: 2012 was the first time all of the top 10 exports to Saudi Arabia were worth more than $10 million. The value of No. 9 miscellaneous chemical reactors rose more than 6,000 percent and 153 places to No. 9. IMPORTS: Oil imports rose to a record $3.37 billion, and accounted for more than 99 percent of the total. BALANCE OF TRADE: Large oil imports have kept L.A.’s trade with Saudi Arabia at a deficit since at least 1992. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles is a bit player in U.S. trade with Saudia Arabia. Districts with large refining capabilities, such as New Orleans and primarily Houston, are the leading destination for U.S.-bound Saudi oil. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH SAUDI ARABIA

18

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

5. PHILADELPHIA $4.07 BILLION 4. SAN FRANCISCO $5.36 BILLION 6. LOS ANGELES $3.92 BILLION

Source: U.S. WorldCity analysis of Census Bureau data

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Saudi Arabia

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

All Districts New Orleans Houston Port Arthur, Texas San Francisco Philadelphia Los Angeles Jacksonville/Tampa New York City Seattle Baltimore Atlanta/Savannah Mobile Charleston Norfolk Honolulu Wilmington Cleveland Chicago Low Value Boston

$73,785,067,763 $21,443,078,011 $15,446,877,683 $6,826,532,511 $5,357,077,384 $4,067,825,510 $3,916,479,109 $3,395,328,668 $2,418,202,161 $1,878,720,461 $1,645,410,852 $1,212,171,491 $1,092,729,429 $1,014,131,718 $967,391,947 $890,179,693 $601,766,944 $477,980,462 $180,786,819 $156,719,871 $145,125,732

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

20.36% 12.79% 31.02% 22.92% -5.56% 26.74% 4.28% 30.01% 1.54% 829.64% 24.94% 13.12% 101.18% 35.70% 24.04% -0.72% 24.75% 40.30% 5.64% 20.35% 443.97%

U.S. EXPORTS TO SAUDI ARABIA

U.S. IMPORTS FROM SAUDI ARABIA

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$18,118,113,939 $55,666,953,824 ($37,548,839,885) $489,309,610 $20,953,768,401 ($20,464,458,791) $3,020,928,682 $12,425,949,001 ($9,405,020,319) $9,221,900 $6,817,310,611 ($6,808,088,711) $242,954,751 $5,114,122,633 ($4,871,167,882) $770,443,713 $3,297,381,797 ($2,526,938,084) $521,235,760 $3,395,243,349 ($2,874,007,589) $3,334,868,223 $60,460,445 $3,274,407,778 $2,346,407,716 $71,794,445 $2,274,613,271 $1,140,790,632 $737,929,829 $402,860,803 $1,614,871,301 $30,539,551 $1,584,331,750 $1,138,700,052 $73,471,439 $1,065,228,613 $4,839,533 $1,087,889,896 ($1,083,050,363) $1,003,306,283 $10,825,435 $992,480,848 $962,069,920 $5,322,027 $956,747,893 $58,000 $890,121,693 ($890,063,693) $354,339,503 $247,427,441 $106,912,062 $244,301,211 $233,679,251 $10,621,960 $178,776,003 $2,010,816 $176,765,187 $155,261,616 $1,458,255 $153,803,361 $92,483,713 $52,642,019 $39,841,694

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Motor vehicles for transporting people Butter, other fats, oils derived from milk Prepared glues and adhesives Seeds, fruits and spores, for sowing Civilian aircraft, engines, parts Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets Cellular, landline phones, equipment Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts

2. HOUSTON $15.45 BILLION

2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

Top Los Angeles imports from Saudi Arabia in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Saudi Arabia in 2012 RANK

1. NEW ORLEANS $21.44 BILLION

3. PORT ARTHUR $6.83 BILLION

$521,235,760 $57,404,257 $40,800,973 $25,249,621 $23,896,251 $17,671,163 $16,423,316 $15,692,651 $15,358,270 $13,763,065 $11,843,822

CHANGE

14.96% 23.55% -5.25% 6.05% -2.45% -9.04% 6.66% 58.94% 164.07% 6,564% 921.77%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Oil Gasoline, other fuels Electric storage batteries Imports of returned exports Reclaimed rubber Gauze, not including narrow fabrics Woven fabric of synthetic yarn, etc. Stone monuments, similar artwork Carboxyamide- or amide-function compounds Misc. plastic plates, sheets and film

$3,395,243,349 $3,368,291,226 $12,729,246 $6,008,265 $5,228,369 $1,024,460 $381,063 $375,738 $357,549 $261,055 $139,882

CHANGE

2.82% 2.22% NA NA 92.92% NA NA -80.34% -24.72% NA -49.43%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

ISRAEL Total trade with Los Angeles | $3.75 billion

Israel remains among top 20 after steep slide

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srael was one of Los Angeles’ top trade partners a decade ago but in the following years has slipped as low as No. 28. It rejoined the top 20 at No. 19 in 2011, when trade reached a record $3.41 billion. In 2012 it set a new record at $3.75 billion. EXPORTS: Diamond exports held above $1 billion for the second year in a row and rose 25.81 percent to a record $1.47 billion. IMPORTS: Imports of diamonds first rose above the $1 billion mark in 2008 at $1.51 billion. Unlike exports, in recent years diamonds haven’t made up nearly the entire value of Los Angeles’ imports. BALANCE OF TRADE: The Los Angeles deficit with Israel fell by more than half in 2012, to $208.19 million, the lowest level since the district posted a $1.98 million surplus in 2000. MARKET SHARE: New York City’s trade with Israel in 2012 accounted for more than the total of the top 10 districts combined. WC

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH ISRAEL

1. NEW YORK $17.44 BILLION 2. PHILADELPHIA $5.31 BILLION

3. LOS ANGELES $3.75 BILLION 4. NEW ORLEANS $2.49 BILLION 5. HOUSTON $1.40 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Israel 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

$36,404,260,548 -1.54% $14,270,118,928 $22,134,141,620 ($7,864,022,692) $17,440,802,524 -8.08% $7,604,696,045 $9,836,106,479 ($2,231,410,434) $5,306,145,592 -2.87% $234,732,530 $5,071,413,062 ($4,836,680,532) $3,748,113,619 10.01% $1,769,963,181 $1,978,150,438 ($208,187,257) $2,491,659,351 20.26% $1,489,694,116 $1,001,965,235 $487,728,881 $1,401,298,467 43.99% $1,144,073,674 $257,224,793 $886,848,881 $869,409,773 -15.34% $315,597,770 $553,812,003 ($238,214,233) $819,827,620 7.21% $68,581,666 $751,245,954 ($682,664,288) $699,368,775 -2.14% $141,001,584 $558,367,191 ($417,365,607) $659,491,921 21.40% $57,963,858 $601,528,063 ($543,564,205) $496,814,753 2.25% $241,580,728 $255,234,025 ($13,653,297) $345,061,172 9.30% $275,500,835 $69,560,337 $205,940,498 $266,581,762 -33.25% $62,686,582 $203,895,180 ($141,208,598) $246,155,666 621.40% $222,893,336 $23,262,330 $199,631,006 $243,107,026 13.22% $29,383,971 $213,723,055 ($184,339,084) $171,181,917 8.57% $85,195,200 $85,986,717 ($791,517) $154,660,206 54.54% $74,924,630 $79,735,576 ($4,810,946) $140,721,763 -28.65% $104,337,905 $36,383,858 $67,954,047 $128,705,517 -2.37% $23,002,012 $105,703,505 ($82,701,493) $111,855,300 -21.20% $25,312,643 $86,542,657 ($61,230,014) $107,702,850 -50.04% $59,863,985 $47,838,865 $12,025,120 Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $1,769,963,181 Diamonds, not mounted $1,486,198,678 Computer chips $31,157,658 Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. $24,996,144 Human blood, animal blood, plasma, vaccines $14,757,443 Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts $13,614,152 Miscellaneous machine parts $12,339,669 Computers $10,693,689 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $10,323,518 Medical technology $8,513,278 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $7,623,360

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

IMPORTS FROM ISRAEL

All Districts New York City Philadelphia Los Angeles New Orleans Houston Atlanta/Savannah Chicago Cleveland Dallas San Francisco Low Value Seattle Mobile Boston Norfolk St. Louis Baltimore Miami Charleston Jacksonville/Tampa

Top Los Angeles imports from Israel in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to Israel in 2012 RANK

EXPORTS TO ISRAEL

CHANGE

21.55% 25.81% 32.81% 19.60% 43.32% 250.61% -2.88% 1.32% 132.47% 14.08% -53.68%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $1,978,150,438 Diamonds, not mounted $1,386,245,654 Electrical boards, panels and switches $97,090,904 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $64,659,741 Miscellaneous machine parts $31,289,990 Aircraft engines, engine parts $25,074,788 Misc. mineral or chemical fertilizers $21,867,697 Plastic plates, sheet, film $17,610,965 Electric sound or visual signaling equipment $16,228,368 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $14,970,145 Imports of returned exports $14,276,430

CHANGE

1.40% -1.75% 1,257% 13.87% -69.56% 98.91% 219.86% 15.96% 140.42% 352.57% 4.38%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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FRANCE Total trade with Los Angeles | $3.19 billion

With record trade, France rejoins L.A.’s top 20 list

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rance rejoined Los Angeles’ top 20 trade partners after falling to No. 22 in 2011. 2012 was the first year Los Angeles’ trade with France rose above $3 billion, to a record $3.19 billion. EXPORTS: 2012 was only the third time since 1992 that Los Angeles exported aircraft and parts to France, a nation that is a significant manufacturer. Total exports remains 6.72 percent behind the record $1.64 billion set in 2006. IMPORTS: Total imports rose to a record for the second year in a row. It was the second year on record Los Angeles imported more than $10 million of gasoline; it rose 101 spots to No. 9. BALANCE OF TRADE: From 1992 to 2010, Los Angeles traded at a surplus with France. That flipped to a $206.09 million deficit in 2011, which fell to $132.03 million in 2012. MARKET SHARE: Los Angeles was the nation’s second-fastest-growing district trading with France in 2012. WC

4. CHICAGO $5.41 BILLION

7. LOS ANGELES $3.19 BILLION

5. HOUSTON $5.25 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Top 20 U.S. Customs districts trading with Netherlands 2012 RANK CUSTOMS DISTRICT TOTAL TRADE CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

EXPORTS TO FRANCE

IMPORTS FROM FRANCE

SURPLUS/ (DEFICIT)

All Districts New York City Cleveland New Orleans Chicago Houston Atlanta/Savannah Los Angeles Charleston Philadelphia Seattle Miami Detroit San Francisco Boston Dallas Baltimore Norfolk San Juan, Puerto Rico Low Value Portland, Maine

$72,436,497,401 6.77% $30,835,872,063 $41,600,625,338 ($10,764,753,275) $15,511,348,701 6.57% $5,923,585,123 $9,587,763,578 ($3,664,178,455) $7,117,303,964 10.85% $3,287,379,020 $3,829,924,944 ($542,545,924) $6,013,521,322 6.65% $2,519,062,238 $3,494,459,084 ($975,396,846) $5,410,837,137 7.33% $2,841,204,543 $2,569,632,594 $271,571,949 $5,247,062,401 24.44% $3,251,735,640 $1,995,326,761 $1,256,408,879 $3,513,001,004 6.40% $1,487,897,974 $2,025,103,030 ($537,205,056) $3,185,788,955 20.50% $1,526,881,521 $1,658,907,434 ($132,025,913) $2,758,987,030 11.69% $784,878,759 $1,974,108,271 ($1,189,229,512) $2,508,547,642 9.68% $1,016,637,519 $1,491,910,123 ($475,272,604) $2,453,913,153 16.44% $821,728,755 $1,632,184,398 ($810,455,643) $2,357,685,618 18.33% $208,385,109 $2,149,300,509 ($1,940,915,400) $1,516,367,854 -17.09% $960,871,644 $555,496,210 $405,375,434 $1,409,895,793 8.81% $589,916,992 $819,978,801 ($230,061,809) $1,376,507,633 -31.59% $495,691,298 $880,816,335 ($385,125,037) $1,376,505,214 13.43% $421,126,370 $955,378,844 ($534,252,474) $1,364,588,617 8.40% $705,028,965 $659,559,652 $45,469,313 $1,304,649,072 -7.95% $589,062,144 $715,586,928 ($126,524,784) $1,217,169,157 13.28% $1,056,865,611 $160,303,546 $896,562,065 $1,088,293,525 0.22% $778,773,492 $309,520,033 $469,253,459 $783,064,460 -22.94% $47,193,860 $735,870,600 ($688,676,740) Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

Total, All Commodities $1,526,881,521 Civilian aircraft, engines, parts $308,415,339 Military aircraft $185,000,000 Misc. medical chemical re-agents $110,248,408 Titanium, including waste and scrap $51,296,830 Cellular, landline phones, equipment $45,600,803 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $45,078,400 Screws, nuts, bolts, washers $39,267,324 Computers $34,586,019 Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. $33,882,456 Clasps, buckles, hooks, etc. $28,163,286

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

3. NEW ORLEANS $6.01 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Los Angeles imports from France in 2012

Top Los Angeles exports to France in 2012 RANK

1. NEW YORK $15.51 BILLION

2. CLEVELAND $7.12 BILLION

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING WITH FRANCE

20

No.

LOS ANGELES TRADE PARTNER

CHANGE

25.27% 27.90% 0.00% 5.89% 3.12% 49.42% 30.73% 53.21% -27.59% 8.03% 41.65%

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

VALUE

Total, All Commodities Aircraft Rum, gin, vodka, other liquors Pocketbooks, wallets, etc. Wine Aircraft engines, engine parts Perfumes Motor vehicles for transporting people Imports of returned exports Gasoline, other fuels Paintings, drawings and other artwork

$1,658,907,434 $237,309,917 $155,069,666 $143,334,931 $90,708,407 $66,866,669 $59,338,874 $52,226,235 $48,424,847 $47,389,637 $44,650,482

CHANGE

16.42% -0.21% 11.02% 57.56% 19.42% 26.66% -3.92% 32.93% -14.14% 3193% 10.35%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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1-YEAR 2012 CHANGE RANK TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORTS TO THE WORLD IN 2012 2012 2011 All Exports $121,345,587,033 $120,985,186,768 0 1 Civilian aircraft, parts $5,424,124,776 $4,855,650,253 2 2 Diamonds, not mounted $3,797,664,022 $3,629,659,905 -1 3 Cotton, not carded or combed $3,284,255,665 $4,206,997,373 -1 4 Motor vehicles for transporting people $3,171,972,738 $3,874,040,252 4 5 Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets $2,483,946,668 $2,155,276,827 0 6 Cellular, landline phone equipment $2,429,377,029 $2,650,927,616 0 7 Computer chips $2,381,336,576 $2,591,732,345 -3 8 Scrap iron, steel $2,154,572,541 $2,741,102,972 -1 9 Computers $2,060,143,252 $2,177,703,768 1 10 Motor vehicle parts $1,862,532,793 $1,628,999,124 -1 11 Copper waste and scrap $1,485,952,157 $1,894,800,548 2 12 Parts for heavy machinery $1,377,197,686 $1,313,470,992 13 13 Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. $1,344,029,404 $982,737,584 7 14 Military aircraft parts $1,268,870,542 $1,083,846,609 1 15 Raw hides, skins of cows, horses $1,250,133,291 $1,235,094,872 -3 16 Paper, paperboard scrap $1,210,941,429 $1,341,303,812 3 17 Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts $1,170,406,364 $1,106,221,885 -6 18 Refined petroleum $1,159,855,215 $1,628,053,989 5 19 Hydrogen, raw gases $1,133,222,211 $1,022,680,839 7 20 Prepared foods, beverages $1,129,604,176 $940,485,620 -2 21 Frozen beef from cows $1,088,107,757 $1,174,133,037 -5 22 Synthetic rubber, including butadiene $1,079,102,132 $1,203,327,971 6 23 Pumps for dispensing liquids $1,036,170,910 $861,950,144 -6 24 Polymers of ethylene $1,019,618,161 $1,197,222,270 0 25 Centrifuges, filters, machines and parts $999,586,673 $1,021,934,079 -11 26 Aluminum waste and scrap $985,976,602 $1,241,639,959 17 27 Human blood, animal blood, plasma, vaccines $976,536,967 $612,653,885 2 28 Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks $897,631,221 $827,706,166 -7 29 Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing $860,132,817 $1,062,427,063 -7 30 Petroleum products $855,113,284 $1,027,937,065 20 31 Computer parts $850,868,066 $577,092,786 0 32 Soybeans, whether broken or not $818,208,124 $788,652,310 0 33 Anti-knock additives $811,721,199 $769,655,031 8 34 Sugar and starch residues $810,539,737 $640,628,945 -7 35 Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts $786,242,427 $903,592,696 2 36 Misc. medical chemical re-agents $763,723,359 $693,154,594 -2 37 Medical technology $760,655,069 $739,150,812 -4 38 Pork meat, fresh, frozen or chilled $741,154,981 $749,444,026 -8 39 Polyethers, epoxides and polyesters, primary forms $736,108,326 $806,882,127 -4 40 Preparations for animal feeding $721,643,810 $738,150,338 15 41 Misc. chemical reaction initiators, accelerators $694,904,316 $520,807,844 8 42 Medicine $673,301,416 $583,166,226 -4 43 Electrical supplies, apparatus, less than 1000V $641,194,696 $669,156,202 2 44 Compressors and pumps $637,317,671 $603,888,971 9 45 Miscellaneous machines, parts $634,644,199 $527,437,852 3 46 Military aircraft engines, engine parts $616,512,730 $587,015,898 -10 47 Miscellaneous machine parts $613,293,002 $706,635,712 9 48 Jewelry, parts $598,362,218 $509,681,437 -1 49 Exports of repaired imports $591,244,749 $595,140,570 -3 50 Medical equipment for physicals $588,553,219 $597,345,362

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Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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1. Port of Los Angeles |

Ports for Exports by dollar value

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TOTAL EXPORTS

Port of Los Angeles

$42,773,756,349

Los Angeles International Airport

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Port of Long Beach

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$41,586,673,078 $35,706,196,316 $796,604,288

Las Vegas McCarren Airport

$323,937,644

RANK

Top Trade Partners, exports

COUNTRY

TOTAL VALUE

WORLD TOTAL

$42,773,756,349

%CHANGE -2.33%

1

China

$12,666,872,824

-5.09%

2

Japan

$6,493,554,123

-2.11%

3

South Korea

$5,324,647,214

-3.07%

4

Taiwan

$2,621,897,487

-14.88%

5

Australia

$2,311,555,884

82.37%

COMMODITY

VALUE

1

Cotton

$2,307,826,462

-19.76%

2

Scrap iron, steel

$1,450,159,461

-27.68%

3

Motor vehicles

$1,166,929,445

-1.30%

4

Motor vehicle parts

$1,082,901,585

30.03%

5

Hydrogen, raw gases

$797,951,188

32.92%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. Los Angeles Intâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l Airport | Top Trade Partners, exports RANK

COUNTRY WORLD TOTAL

TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

$41,586,673,078

0.98%

3.Port of Long Beach | Top Trade Partners, exports RANK

TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

COUNTRY

$35,706,196,316

2.49%

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Japan

$4,752,017,154

4.14%

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China

$10,020,692,753

9.94%

2

China

$4,133,083,772

-6.77%

2

Japan

$4,590,865,936

14.98%

3

Hong Kong

$3,068,333,193

-11.12%

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Australia

$4,102,583,389

-11.36%

4

South Korea

$2,276,201,968

-7.51%

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South Korea

$2,857,158,316

-4.50%

5

Australia

$2,049,111,726

9.14%

5

Hong Kong

$2,444,607,357

10.54%

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Civilian aircraft, engines, parts

$4,720,316,753

9.80%

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Motor vehicles

2

Diamonds, not mounted

$3,797,649,447

4.63%

2

Cotton

3

Computer chips

$2,364,945,055

-7.65%

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Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.

$822,165,977

28.09%

4

Cellular, landline phones, equipment

$2,191,370,100

-7.17%

4

Petroleum products

$818,616,627

-17.46%

5

Medical instruments

$1,848,574,160

8.21%

5

Copper waste and scrap

$731,735,831

-24.39%

COMMODITY

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

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Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

4. Port Hueneme |

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Top Trade Partners, exports

COUNTRY

TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

$796,604,288

-0.16%

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China

$261,455,743

-50.39%

2

Japan

$214,255,694

3

South Korea

$84,367,593

4

Ecuador

5

Guatemala

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2

COMMODITY

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VALUE % CHANGE $1,379,355,794

-28.29%

$976,160,006

-26.64%

Top Trade Partners, exports

COUNTRY

TOTAL VALUE

WORLD TOTAL

$323,937,644

94.32%

1

Netherlands

$121,564,313

303.03%

178.70%

2

United Kingdom

$97,732,480

55.59%

186.47%

3

Belgium

$19,525,716

-15.88%

$57,473,176

150.43%

4

Israel

$15,284,656

60304%

$55,927,325

-26.74%

5

Ireland

$13,147,008

320.50%

VALUE % CHANGE

COMMODITY

% CHANGE

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

$489,800,970

-17.52%

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Medical instruments

$91,046,882

Tractors

$40,435,073

254.07%

2

Orthopedic appliances, artificial body parts

$29,636,588

8687%

3

Cranes, derricks, industrial-use vehicles

$36,857,680

224.79%

3

Civilian aircraft, engines, parts

$17,536,700

143.34%

4

Misc. knitted or crocheted fabrics

$32,213,955

-25.38%

4

Computers

$13,120,057

57.43%

5

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames

$31,177,744

3969%

5

Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts

$11,050,259

1391%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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1. Port of Long Beach |

Ports for Exports by tonnage

PORT

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

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COUNTRY WORLD TOTAL

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Port of Long Beach

24,409,252,288

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Port of Los Angeles

21,143,786,612

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Los Angeles Int’l Airport Port of El Segundo Port Hueneme

414,601,519 99,796,397 91,030,174

Top Trade Partners, exports TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

24,409,252,288

-2.22%

1

China

8,854,936,385

1.40%

2

Japan

4,792,196,815

-0.87%

3

Taiwan

1,679,388,894

-13.46%

4

Mexico

1,400,008,661

81.06%

5

South Korea

1,385,782,785

-11.35%

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

1

Petroleum products

5,451,969,248

2.55%

2

Paper, paperboard scrap

3,926,494,951

-6.78%

3

Coal, briquettes

1,583,212,173

28.70%

4

Scrap iron, steel

1,203,807,979

7.31%

5

Sugar and starch residues

1,164,261,065

14.62%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. Port ofLos Angeles | Top Trade Partners, exports RANK

COUNTRY WORLD TOTAL

3. Los Angeles Int’l Airport | Top Trade Partners, exports

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

21,143,786,612

-10.52%

RANK

COUNTRY WORLD TOTAL

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

414,601,519

-2.92%

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China

7,920,917,138

-6.83%

1

Japan

66,309,610

1.09%

2

Taiwan

2,652,432,334

-16.39%

2

United Kingdom

42,186,215

10.45%

3

South Korea

2,558,850,006

-13.38%

3

China

35,901,971

-10.87%

4

Japan

1,869,594,371

-12.82%

4

Australia

30,355,048

-12.45%

5

Vietnam

597,532,063

-21.77%

5

South Korea

28,391,814

-7.71%

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

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Paper, paperboard scrap

3,421,790,866

-9.07%

1

Misc. fresh vegetables

16,084,723

18.05%

2

Scrap iron, steel

2,987,136,645

-25.06%

2

Other fresh fruit

15,536,730

-37.35%

3

Sugar and starch residues

1,428,811,796

9.31%

3

Fresh apricots, cherries, peaches and plums

15,399,008

31.62%

4

Hay, including alfalfa hay, etc.

1,087,803,289

16.75%

4

Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, frozen or chilled

15,064,826

7.83%

5

Cotton

993,596,330

5.05%

5

Prepared foods, beverages

9,811,815

-18.65%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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COUNTRY

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

5. Port Hueneme |

Top Trade Partners, exports TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

99,796,397

-59.03%

1

Japan

37,577,855

-29.02%

2

Singapore

30,714,254

3

South Korea

28,344,095

4

Philippines

5

Indonesia

1

Oils derived from high temperature coal tar

65,032,014

2

Refined petroleum

30,709,641

COMMODITY

RANK

Top Trade Partners, exports

COUNTRY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

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WORLD TOTAL

91,030,174

2.23%

1

China

20,731,192

-37.92%

-66.33%

2

Guatemala

17,219,513

4.86%

-66.21%

3

Japan

14,723,272

108.05%

1,876,626

38956%

4

Ecuador

13,211,805

50.25%

550,000

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5

South Korea

5,838,968

186.15%

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

-61.27%

1

Motor vehicles

34,620,999

-12.69%

-58.92%

2

Misc. vegetables, frozen

11,726,105

104.08%

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

3

Sugar and starch residues

2,949,747

NA

3

Ship's derricks, cranes, mobile lifting frames

7,256,689

6019.30%

4

Whey, misc. milk products

794,157

3.17%

4

Fresh apples, pears

5,999,806

10.19%

5

Magnesium, including waste and scrap

66,154

NA

5

Grapes, fresh or dried

5,068,244

33.34%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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he value of arcraft and parts, long the leading export from the Los Angeles Customs district, rose back above the $5 billion mark in 2012, after falling below it in 2011. The record year for aircraft exports was 2008, when they were worth $5.99 billion. COUNTRIES: The Middle Eastern nation of Qatar jumped to No. 5 among all markets for Los Angeles’ aircraft exports in 2012, as the value rose from less than $14 million in 2011 to more than $408 million in 2012. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Seattle, home to the manufacturing for Chicagobased Boeing, is the perennial leader for this export. Los Angeles’ share of the nation’s total aircraft exports fell below 6 percent for the first time in many years, and settled at 5.76 percent. WC

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT

Total Los Angeles trade | $5.42 billion

3. U.K. $433.15 MILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total Japan China United Kingdom Germany Qatar Australia Taiwan France South Korea Singapore Thailand Netherlands Italy Hong Kong New Zealand

VALUE

$5,424,124,776 $853,684,662 $546,393,944 $433,151,138 $429,867,493 $408,096,551 $356,620,806 $350,614,099 $308,415,339 $217,273,659 $181,385,738 $123,516,823 $122,559,899 $101,638,286 $97,596,140 $73,400,682

1. JAPAN $853.68 MILLION

2. CHINA $546.39 MILLION

5. QATAR $408.10 MILLION

2. NEW YORK $9.97 BILLION 1. SEATTLE $27.43 BILLION

5. CLEVELAND $6.12 BILLION

6. LOS ANGELES $5.42 BILLION

3. HONOLULU $6.87 BILLION

4. MIAMI $6.72 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Civilian Aircraft RANK

4. GERMANY $429.87 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT

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DOLLAR CHANGE

$568,474,523 $24,308,425 $146,050,047 $42,237,207 $96,077,344 $394,289,817 $(24,453,557) $41,940,473 $67,271,982 $(13,078,967) $(80,442,362) $28,791,666 $(28,252,167) $10,940,640 $6,637,888 $(52,191,293)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Civilian Aircraft Exports % CHANGE

11.71% 2.93% 36.48% 10.80% 28.78% 2,855% -6.42% 13.59% 27.90% -5.68% -30.72% 30.39% -18.73% 12.06% 7.30% -41.56%

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DOLLAR CHANGE

All Customs districts $94,119,918,666 $13,942,638,957 Seattle $27,426,232,082 $6,206,639,569 New York City $9,966,684,912 $625,865,327 Honolulu $6,865,825,822 $1,224,539,988 Miami $6,723,813,912 $742,693,117 Cleveland $6,123,103,891 $633,812,546 Los Angeles $5,424,124,776 $568,474,523 Chicago $5,287,923,461 $952,248,361 New Orleans $5,068,033,669 $1,352,143,773 Atlanta/Savannah $3,782,939,880 ($731,049,434) Anchorage $3,117,100,983 $1,283,221,365 Dallas $1,733,104,256 $94,223,713 Detroit $1,728,781,195 ($147,513,552) Houston $1,180,058,182 ($123,190,602) Charleston $960,646,047 $747,418,815 Buffalo $781,625,468 $75,997,850 Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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17.39% 29.25% 6.70% 21.71% 12.42% 11.55% 11.71% 21.96% 36.39% -16.20% 69.97% 5.75% -7.86% -9.45% 350.53% 10.77%

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DIAMONDS

Total Los Angeles trade | $3.80 billion

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iamond exports in a few years have become key for Los Angeles. The value of the export rose from $287.49 million in 2009 to a record $3.80 billion in 2012, good enough to move it up two spots to rank No. 2. Due to their high value, rleative light weight and need for limited time between buyer and seller, the vast majority of Los Angeles’ diamonds depart via Los Angeles International Airport. COUNTRIES: Israel and India have emerged as the major destinations for Los Angeles’ diamonds. In 2012, Israel overtook India for the top spot. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: The more than $1 billion drop in the value of the nation’s diamond exports was mostly in New York City, which saw its diamond exports fall by more, in dollar terms, than the entire nation. WC

5. SWITZERLAND $36.36 MILLION

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VALUE

$3,797,664,022 $1,486,198,678 $1,267,322,702 $587,243,942 $330,450,104 $36,355,115 $34,015,971 $13,446,804 $6,603,803 $6,149,785 $5,155,853 $5,146,065 $3,821,316 $2,791,350 $2,305,299 $2,261,056

3. HONG KONG $587.24 MILLION

1. ISRAEL $1.49 BILLION

1. NEW YORK $12.62 BILLION 4. CLEVELAND $133.72 MILLION

5. SEATTLE $40.67 MILLION

2. LOS ANGELES $3.80 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Diamonds RANK

2. INDIA $1.27 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN HEAVY DIAMONDS

Los Angeles rises as a billion-dollar diamond hub

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN HEAVY DIAMONDS

4. BELGIUM $330.45 MILLION

Top Customs districts for Diamond Exports

DOLLAR CHANGE

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$168,004,117 $304,914,975 $(369,121,472) $35,813,377 $141,358,929 $8,308,312 $31,193,966 $12,322,611 $511,017 $2,197,931 $3,814,567 $2,406,063 $798,115 $2,757,342 $1,701,924 $982,039

4.63% 25.81% -22.56% 6.49% 74.76% 29.62% 1105% 1096% 8.39% 55.62% 284.40% 87.81% 26.40% 8108% 282.07% 76.78%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

3. NEW ORLEANS $302.05 MILLION

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All Customs districts $16,988,793,444 New York City $12,617,448,418 Los Angeles $3,797,664,022 New Orleans $302,045,466 Cleveland $133,720,867 Seattle $40,671,581 Miami $34,262,925 Buffalo $15,489,959 San Francisco $14,978,415 Houston $6,479,466 U.S. Virgin Islands $3,902,913 Philadelphia $3,880,159 Low Value Shipments $2,962,460 Mail Shipments $2,826,354 Anchorage $2,483,908 Dallas $2,319,759

DOLLAR CHANGE

($1,279,288,190) ($1,586,471,472) $168,004,117 $112,802,304 $783,071 $12,989,981 $6,150,764 $3,602,741 $5,196,751 ($590,672) $1,905,081 $1,477,233 $119,631 ($3,452,062) $355,692 ($2,360,347)

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-7.00% -11.17% 4.63% 59.61% 0.59% 46.93% 21.88% 30.31% 53.13% -8.35% 95.36% 61.48% 4.21% -54.98% 16.71% -50.43%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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Total Los Angeles trade | $3.28 billion

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os Angeles’ cotton exports fell $922.74 million in 2012 from the 2011 record, but the $3.28 billion total remained the second-highest total on record, following a decade or fairly sizeable and steady increases. Cotton slipped from the No. 2-ranked export to No.3. COUNTRIES: A record 74.5 percent of Los Angeles’ cotton went to China in 2012. The remaining quarter was spread among southeartern Asian nations with large textile industries. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles was the nation’s only billion-dollar cotton exporter until 2011, when the Savannah/ Atlanta Customs district rose above the mark. Savannah hasn’t taken marketshare from Los Angeles but from smaller exporting districts, such as Houston and Laredo, suppliers to Mexico. WC

1. CHINA $2.45 BILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH LOS ANGELES IN COTTON

Three-quarters of cotton exports head for China

4. SOUTH KOREA $128.95 MILLION 5. THAILAND $104.41 MILLION

2. VIETNAM $138.95 MILLION 3. INDONESIA $138.00 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN COTTON

3

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORTS

5. SAN FRANCISCO $301.06 MILLION 2. ATLANTA/ SAVANNAH $1.45 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $3.28 BILLION

3. LAREDO $394.81 MILLION

Los Angeles Top Markets for Cotton RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Vietnam Indonesia South Korea Thailand Taiwan India Bangladesh Pakistan Japan Peru Turkey Egypt Hong Kong Germany

VALUE

$3,284,255,665 $2,446,838,563 $138,953,763 $138,003,708 $128,947,788 $104,413,098 $84,016,523 $37,676,015 $34,953,187 $31,899,064 $28,481,823 $23,702,798 $22,993,109 $15,442,183 $14,477,014 $11,725,032

4. HOUSTON $335.75 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Cotton Exports

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$(922,741,708) $244,286,018 $(150,289,218) $(292,093,520) $(230,758,492) $(166,285,756) $(6,477,744) $(17,776,168) $(137,912,364) $(46,078,262) $(63,477,980) $(13,741,956) $8,692,988 $(3,724,429) $(1,086,992) $(4,458,504)

-21.93% 11.09% -51.96% -67.91% -64.15% -61.43% -7.16% -32.06% -79.78% -59.09% -69.03% -36.70% 60.79% -19.43% -6.98% -27.55%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

All Customs districts Los Angeles Atlanta/Savannah Laredo Houston San Francisco Charleston Norfolk New Orleans Mobile, Ala. Miami Duluth, Minn. New York City Jacksonville/Tampa Wilmington, N.C. Nogales/Phoenix

VALUE

$6,246,710,846 $3,284,255,665 $1,451,796,747 $394,810,586 $335,748,040 $301,061,709 $162,091,809 $149,848,205 $77,403,332 $38,279,640 $24,334,762 $13,224,826 $2,592,974 $2,574,684 $2,145,568 $2,009,524

DOLLAR CHANGE

($2,141,781,486) ($922,741,708) $123,006,227 ($381,914,298) ($856,233,587) $38,887,815 ($5,412,645) ($28,260,866) ($94,591,386) ($64,515) ($3,010,379) ($3,831,103) $2,136,522 ($2,268,080) $330,812 ($68,139)

% CHANGE

-25.53% -21.93% 9.26% -49.17% -71.83% 14.83% -3.23% -15.87% -55.00% -0.17% -11.01% -22.46% 468.07% -46.83% 18.23% -3.28%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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MOTOR VEHICLES Total Los Angeles trade | $3.17 billion

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otor vehicle exports to China, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Germany all fell more than 40 percent in 2012, leading the category to fall to Los Angelesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; fourth most import export, from No. 3. The Port of Long Beach was responsible for $1.92 billion of the exports while the Port of Los Angeles was responsible for $1.18 billion. COUNTRIES: Exports to China fell below the $1 billion mark after being above in both 2010 and 2011. Shipments to the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan have grown steadily since 2007, when the two countries were ranked 10 and 13, respectively. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: The L.A. percentage of all U.S. exports of motor vehicles fell from 8.01 percent to 5.82 percent. WC

2. JAPAN $547.79 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN MOTOR VEHICLES

Four nations see vehicle exports slide 40 percent

1. CHINA $874.66 MILLION

5. U.A.E. $145.60 MILLION

4. TAIWAN $187.23 MILLION

1. DETROIT $7.28 BILLION

8. LOS ANGELES $3.17 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Japan Hong Kong Taiwan United Arab Emirates South Korea Australia Cambodia Vietnam United Kingdom Germany Mongolia Saudi Arabia Netherlands Lebanon

VALUE

$3,171,972,738 $874,664,512 $547,790,100 $194,554,757 $187,234,545 $145,595,347 $126,411,230 $112,527,669 $85,451,674 $83,739,853 $82,240,561 $64,509,770 $60,216,510 $57,404,257 $47,196,227 $46,902,606

5. ATLANTA/ SAVANNAH $5.18 BILLION

3. CHARLESTON $6.52 BILLION

Top Customs districts for Motor Vehicles Exports

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$(702,067,514) $(636,423,666) $162,786,231 $(168,501,661) $(16,615,574) $26,006,087 $30,641,839 $(4,889,210) $13,032,328 $(65,194,588) $33,671,840 $(43,143,978) $(8,898,768) $10,941,360 $(8,427,702) $(21,246,614)

-18.12% -42.12% 42.28% -46.41% -8.15% 21.75% 32.00% -4.16% 18.00% -43.77% 69.33% -40.08% -12.88% 23.55% -15.15% -31.18%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. BALTIMORE $6.54 BILLION

4. JACKSONVILLE/ TAMPA $6.26 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Motor Vehicles RANK

3. HONG KONG $194.55 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN MOTOR VEHICLES

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORTS

RANK

VALUE

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

All Customs districts $54,517,341,835 $6,128,213,515 12.66% Detroit $7,276,624,319 $527,117,473 7.81% Baltimore $6,542,917,321 $1,923,388,632 41.64% Charleston $6,518,640,876 $30,067,236 0.46% Jacksonville/Tampa $6,258,250,881 $1,432,837,984 29.69% Atlanta/Savannah $5,184,331,814 $1,228,847,759 31.07% New York City $4,232,122,623 $446,039,816 11.78% Buffalo $4,177,301,015 $161,569,303 4.02% Los Angeles $3,171,972,738 ($702,067,514) -18.12% Laredo $2,815,705,074 $338,637,213 13.67% Seattle $1,719,840,734 $590,915,841 52.34% Pembina, N.D. $1,174,229,176 ($60,641,899) -4.91% Miami $1,075,412,746 ($14,166,814) -1.30% Houston $954,531,405 $118,027,468 14.11% Philadelphia $757,831,318 $186,039,787 32.54% El Paso $649,151,901 $122,797,705 23.33% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS Total Los Angeles trade | $2.48 billion

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edical instruments, which include syringes, dental drills and even electrocardiograph machines, were the fastest-growing export, in percentage terms, among the Los Angeles top 10 . The value of Los Angeles exports in 2012 rose to a record $2.48 billion. Due to their high value and relative small size, most of these goods – $1.85 billion in 2012 – left via Los Angeles International Airport rather than a seaport. COUNTRIES: China has been the fastest growing since 2009, up 113.65 percent in that time. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles is perched to become the nation’s leading Customs district for these exports, if 2013 is a strong year. A decade ago, New York City was the dominant district claiming 20.91 percent. WC

2. NETHERLANDS $386.56 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS

Medical tools are fastest-growing top 10 export

3. CHINA $350.76 MILLION 1. JAPAN $391.33 MILLION

4. BELGIUM $282.14 MILLION 5. AUSTRALIA $208.38 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS

5

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORTS

2. NEW YORK $2.49 BILLION

1. CHICAGO $2.59 BILLION

3. LOS ANGELES $2.48 BILLION

4. MIAMI $1.59 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Medical Instruments RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total Japan Netherlands China Belgium Australia Germany South Korea Singapore India France Brazil Hong Kong United Kingdom New Zealand Costa Rica

VALUE

$2,483,946,668 $391,325,832 $386,555,123 $350,758,907 $282,140,914 $208,379,894 $78,266,867 $67,565,192 $58,423,148 $48,398,814 $45,078,400 $39,885,845 $35,771,910 $35,681,011 $33,946,750 $33,278,138

5. NEW ORLEANS $1.47 BILLION

DOLLAR CHANGE

$328,669,841 $49,789,311 $16,315,763 $90,027,914 $63,180,368 $(56,255) $26,304,648 $5,175,422 $1,205,411 $(8,413,826) $10,595,701 $(3,962,230) $3,819,472 $(4,662,990) $242,938 $3,545,986

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

% CHANGE

15.25% 14.58% 4.41% 34.53% 28.85% -0.03% 50.62% 8.30% 2.11% -14.81% 30.73% -9.04% 11.95% -11.56% 0.72% 11.93%

Top Customs districts for Medical Instruments Exports RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

VALUE

All Customs districts $24,567,413,514 Chicago $2,593,032,701 New York City $2,487,655,845 Los Angeles $2,483,946,668 Miami $1,591,331,735 New Orleans $1,471,857,869 Detroit $1,371,893,325 San Francisco $1,285,204,469 Atlanta/Savannah $1,121,326,118 Cleveland $1,086,311,914 Mobile, Ala. $913,616,092 Philadelphia $749,211,461 El Paso $748,175,355 Boston $723,393,045 Seattle $717,734,209 Buffalo $667,804,505

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$1,020,834,270 $58,409,255 ($3,718,909) $328,669,841 ($61,403,431) $17,798,825 $80,972,296 $12,356,590 $51,469,117 $33,519,658 $178,746,703 $17,259,071 ($13,556,625) ($119,941,352) $58,443,607 $53,831,061

4.34% 2.30% -0.15% 15.25% -3.72% 1.22% 6.27% 0.97% 4.81% 3.18% 24.32% 2.36% -1.78% -14.22% 8.86% 8.77%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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6

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORTS

CELL PHONES, LANDLINES, PARTS Total Los Angeles trade | $2.43 billion

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ell phone exports held the No. 6 rank even though the value fell $221.55 million from the record $2.65 billion set in 2011. While the majority of this category is made of up cell phones, it includes fax machines, land line phones and related equipment. More than $1.81 billion of the exports in this category left from Los Angeles International Airport in 2012. COUNTRIES: Exports to Taiwan nearly tripled in 2012, making it the No. 2 market. Despite dropping by almost a third, Hong Kong remained the top market for these exports, with more than 20 percent of the total. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Both No. 3 Los Angeles and the No. 2 Customs district, Laredo, ceded some market share to Miami in 2012. Dallas and New York City inched closer to Los Angeles. WC

3. CHINA $246.92 MILLION 1. HONG KONG $510.55 MILLION

2. TAIWAN $309.17 MILLION

5. NEW YORK $2.34 BILLION

3. LOS ANGELES $2.43 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total Hong Kong Taiwan China Australia South Korea India Japan Vietnam Mexico United Kingdom Thailand Singapore Germany France Netherlands

VALUE

$2,429,377,029 $510,548,368 $309,165,579 $246,923,967 $206,186,224 $156,060,995 $135,387,921 $86,592,217 $76,271,900 $76,235,944 $67,482,793 $66,963,808 $55,554,223 $49,106,497 $45,600,803 $37,499,116

4. DALLAS $2.34 BILLION 1. MIAMI $5.12 BILLION

2. LAREDO $2.89 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Phone Equipment RANK

4. AUSTRALIA $206.19 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN LANDLINE PHONE EQUIPMENT

Phone exports up 176% to Taiwan, fall to Hong Kong

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN PHONE EQUIPMENT

5. SOUTH KOREA $156.06 MILLION

Top Customs districts for Phone Equipment Exports

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$(221,550,587) $(245,862,886) $197,433,674 $(63,644,272) $31,293,321 $(152,838,411) $(28,566,100) $(6,258,466) $49,599,693 $(15,378,428) $18,613,201 $15,407,529 $(3,640,738) $3,840,029 $15,082,662 $(12,930,319)

-8.36% -32.50% 176.70% -20.49% 17.89% -49.48% -17.42% -6.74% 185.96% -16.79% 38.09% 29.88% -6.15% 8.48% 49.42% -25.64%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

VALUE

All Customs districts $28,729,695,542 Miami $5,118,070,177 Laredo $2,890,787,794 Los Angeles $2,429,377,029 Dallas $2,339,973,159 New York City $2,339,644,464 San Francisco $1,946,944,059 New Orleans $1,489,462,863 Cleveland $1,472,102,145 Houston $1,338,144,158 Detroit $1,222,782,001 Chicago $1,079,618,352 El Paso $748,798,739 Buffalo $680,844,605 Nogales/Phoenix $656,864,687 Philadelphia $369,444,969

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$1,300,730,265 $758,698,608 ($501,829,286) ($221,550,587) $148,209,002 $348,639,201 $228,643,551 $197,633,958 ($83,810,419) ($8,936,745) $178,521,519 ($427,294) ($73,804,753) $18,438,850 $282,900,144 $82,722,058

4.74% 17.40% -14.79% -8.36% 6.76% 17.51% 13.31% 15.30% -5.39% -0.66% 17.10% -0.04% -8.97% 2.78% 75.65% 28.85%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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COMPUTER CHIPS Total Los Angeles trade | $2.38 billion

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xports of computer chips were at their highest levels in the early 2000s. Los Angeles exported a record $12.61 billion in 2000. With the fall has come a drop in ranking among L.A. exports, from No. 1 as recently as 2008 to No. 7 in 2012. COUNTRIES: All computer chip exports are shipped to electronic manufacturing hubs around the world, which in turn send finished products back to the United States and elsewhere. A decade ago, Malaysia and Taiwan were the top destinations but they have since been replaced by China and Thailand. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles in the mid 2000s was the nation’s leading exporter of chips, but has since been replaced by Dallas, which in 2012 shipped 13.82 percent of the nation’s total. WC

3. HONG KONG $311.30 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN COMPUTER CHIPS

Computer chips settle into a less dominant role

1. CHINA $471.23 MILLION 2. THAILAND $401.74 MILLION

4. MALAYSIA $288.66 MILLION

4. ANCHORAGE $2.97 BILLION 2. SAN FRANCISCO $4.35 BILLION 5. LOS ANGELES $2.38 BILLION

1. DALLAS $4.75 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Computer Chips RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Thailand Hong Kong Malaysia Taiwan Mexico South Korea Japan Singapore Brazil Costa Rica Philippines Germany Israel Australia

VALUE

$2,381,336,576 $471,227,986 $401,736,005 $311,300,668 $288,660,375 $158,506,730 $134,396,337 $110,013,305 $92,974,722 $66,071,753 $65,535,660 $56,032,449 $33,934,966 $31,503,106 $31,157,658 $20,177,206

5. TAIWAN $158.51 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN COMPUTER CHIPS

7

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORT

Top Customs districts for Computer Chip Exports

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$(210,395,769) $14,433,691 $(56,394,670) $16,878,104 $(93,774,842) $(29,100,018) $(7,087,178) $(2,059,081) $1,286,282 $(28,188,468) $(30,331,408) $10,173,197 $(8,545,549) $(15,506,789) $7,696,963 $(1,945,332)

-8.12% 3.16% -12.31% 5.73% -24.52% -15.51% -5.01% -1.84% 1.40% -29.90% -31.64% 22.18% -20.12% -32.99% 32.81% -8.79%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

3. NEW ORLEANS $3.41 MILLION

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

VALUE

All Customs districts $34,407,622,848 Dallas $4,754,723,387 San Francisco $4,349,276,299 New Orleans $3,412,080,053 Anchorage $2,970,521,892 Los Angeles $2,381,336,576 New York City $2,358,946,079 Cleveland $2,167,235,916 Miami $1,725,279,622 El Paso $1,633,815,948 Columbia-Snake River $1,605,771,069 Seattle $1,590,646,905 St. Albans, Vermont $1,225,955,289 Laredo $1,149,925,574 San Diego $681,132,445 Minneapolis $407,767,585

DOLLAR CHANGE

($1,310,533,065) $663,255,652 ($527,183,226) $60,944,698 ($298,761,180) ($210,395,769) ($372,975,898) $388,829,291 ($7,040,588) ($55,127,241) $797,569,111 ($1,591,513,271) $22,835,032 ($178,440,457) $17,325,750 ($24,968,352)

% CHANGE

-3.67% 16.21% -10.81% 1.82% -9.14% -8.12% -13.65% 21.86% -0.41% -3.26% 98.68% -50.01% 1.90% -13.43% 2.61% -5.77%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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SCRAP IRON, STEEL Total Los Angeles trade | $2.15 billion

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crap iron exports include cast iron, stainless steel and various alloys. The most valuable part of this category in 2012 was iron waste, worth $1.46 billion of the $2.15 billion total. Due to its heavy weight most scrap metal is shipped by water. More than $1.45 billion left via the port at Los Angeles in 2012. COUNTRIES: Los Angeles’ shipments to eight of its top 10 markets, including the top three, all fell in value in 2012. Shipments to Pakistan were the fastest growing and the record $33.73 million was enough to bring that country into the top 10 for the first time. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles was just one of many top 10 district to see double-digit percent losses in scrap iron and steel exports as the nation’s total fell more than $2 billion in 2012. WC

2. CHINA $483.06 MILLION

5. VIETNAM $51.90 MILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total Taiwan China South Korea Japan Vietnam Malaysia Pakistan India Thailand Indonesia Guatemala Hong Kong Peru Philippines Spain

VALUE

$2,154,572,541 $1,002,377,355 $483,060,728 $392,042,169 $69,189,823 $51,897,438 $38,098,463 $33,730,756 $15,086,222 $14,668,404 $13,884,560 $13,107,900 $12,773,590 $11,504,008 $1,193,167 $472,948

4. JAPAN $69.19 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. NEW YORK $1.35 BILLION

3. SAN FRANCISCO $844.54 MILLION 1. LOS ANGELES $2.15 BILLION

5. BOSTON $537.49 MILLION

4. HOUSTON $576.23 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Scrap Iron, Steel Exports

Los Angeles Top Markets for Scrap Iron, Steel RANK

3. SOUTH KOREA $392.04 MILLION

1. TAIWAN $1.00 BILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN SCRAP IRON, STEEL

Scrap metal exports fall for L.A., rest of U.S.

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN SCRAP IRON, STEEL

8

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORT

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$(586,530,431) $(72,700,555) $(174,685,921) $(179,065,939) $(59,731,780) $(27,922,916) $(75,126,186) $24,350,327 $5,457,558 $(19,849,895) $(19,911,703) $13,107,900 $(13,003,529) $11,504,008 $1,170,953 $218,945

-21.40% -6.76% -26.56% -31.35% -46.33% -34.98% -66.35% 259.59% 56.68% -57.51% -58.92% NA -50.45% NA 5271% 86.20%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

VALUE

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

All Customs districts Los Angeles New York City San Francisco Houston Boston Columbia-Snake River Seattle Philadelphia New Orleans Norfolk Providence, R.I. Miami Atlanta/Savannah Pembina, N.D. Laredo

$9,438,041,660 ($2,010,351,443) -17.56% $2,154,572,541 ($586,530,431) -21.40% $1,352,855,810 ($235,065,398) -14.80% $844,542,239 ($192,645,692) -18.57% $576,228,144 $21,968,209 3.96% $537,494,590 ($85,369,944) -13.71% $516,946,089 ($127,239,253) -19.75% $493,384,533 ($68,571,385) -12.20% $380,997,327 ($117,804,045) -23.62% $353,132,299 ($231,304,952) -39.58% $293,376,512 $78,275,483 36.39% $237,969,026 ($6,825,870) -2.79% $200,225,902 ($36,936,849) -15.57% $193,255,438 ($93,712,694) -32.66% $160,049,219 ($54,583,290) -25.43% $157,076,448 $27,107,865 20.86% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data UP-TO-DATE TRADE DATA AVAILABLE ONLINE!

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COMPUTERS

Computer total is third-highest, nears 2006 mark

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s with exports of other technology products, computers from Los Angeles hit their peak in the mid-2000s and have fallen since. COUNTRIES: Since 2007, China has risen from the No. 9 destination for computer exports leaving Los Angeles to No. 1. Some of that growth seems to have come from No. 6 Hong Kong, whose share of Los Angeles exports fell from 10.33 percent to 4.33 percent in 2012. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: The Miami Customs district in recent years has been the nation’s leading exporter of computers thanks to growing demand in Latin America. In that time Los Angeles’ share of total exports has fallen under 8 percent, though it has remained among the nation’s top five Customs districts for computer exports. WC

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN COMPUTERS

Total Los Angeles trade | $2.06 billion

4. JAPAN $119.12 MILLION 1. CHINA $304.64 MILLION

5. MALAYSIA $112.91 MILLION 2. MEXICO $212.11 MILLION

3. AUSTRALIA $175.82 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN COMPUTERS

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORT

4. NEW YORK $2.14 BILLION 2. DETROIT $2.79 BILLION

5. LOS ANGELES $2.06 BILLION 3. EL PASO $2.42 BILLION 1. MIAMI $4.52 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Computers RANK

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Mexico Australia Japan Malaysia Hong Kong Netherlands Singapore United Kingdom Germany Thailand Vietnam South Korea India Brazil

VALUE

$2,060,143,252 $304,635,184 $212,114,724 $175,819,886 $119,123,149 $112,908,054 $87,150,634 $86,828,192 $72,943,642 $72,836,678 $68,699,416 $65,612,857 $61,876,195 $60,498,337 $54,920,830 $54,344,938

Top Customs districts for Computer Exports

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$(117,560,516) $(84,691,044) $(8,811,087) $37,127,539 $27,136,114 $12,767,250 $(137,889,189) $12,625,048 $(3,068,599) $(9,025,563) $(28,447,832) $12,641,558 $5,185,083 $(5,734,872) $(1,697,491) $12,203,452

-5.40% -21.75% -3.99% 26.77% 29.50% 12.75% -61.27% 17.01% -4.04% -11.03% -29.28% 23.86% 9.15% -8.66% -3.00% 28.96%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

RANK

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VALUE

All Customs districts $27,784,839,415 Miami $4,524,364,564 Detroit $2,794,301,123 El Paso $2,423,071,981 New York City $2,138,875,546 Los Angeles $2,060,143,252 San Francisco $2,048,577,231 Laredo $1,405,714,586 New Orleans $1,363,472,454 Cleveland $1,243,447,203 Chicago $1,130,800,746 Buffalo $1,006,248,976 Dallas $898,803,457 Seattle $771,220,614 Atlanta/Savannah $605,064,007 Houston $567,958,576

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$390,936,046 $308,701,707 ($289,685,179) $327,581,321 ($132,921,034) ($117,560,516) ($297,625,698) $149,338,193 $75,517,593 ($98,511,810) $210,972,615 $18,347,430 $42,251,871 $7,834,213 $94,640,182 ($20,000,890)

1.43% 7.32% -9.39% 15.63% -5.85% -5.40% -12.69% 11.89% 5.86% -7.34% 22.94% 1.86% 4.93% 1.03% 18.54% -3.40%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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otor vehicle part exports from the Los Angeles Customs district rose to a record $1.86 billion in 2012. It’s the second year in a row they have set a record, and the gain was enough to make this export one of the district’s top 10 for the first time. COUNTRIES: China, for the first time, became Los Angeles’ top destination. At the same time shipments to New Zealand rose 36.33 percent bringing the Pacific island-nation back into the district’s list of top 10 markets at No. 8. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: As holds true for motor vehicles themselves, Detroit leads the nation for part exports. Laredo is No. 2 due to its heavy trade with Mexico, where many car manufacturers have been setting up operations in recent years. WC

1. CHINA $461.92 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS

Car part exports at record for second year

5. THAILAND $110.77 MILLION

2. AUSTRALIA $441.66 MILLION

3. LOW VALUE SHIPMENTS $2.22 BILLION 1. DETROIT $14.68 BILLION

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Australia Japan South Korea Thailand Singapore Hong Kong New Zealand Ecuador Indonesia Taiwan Germany Philippines Cambodia United Kingdom

VALUE

$1,862,532,793 $461,924,962 $441,658,952 $334,720,599 $257,564,784 $110,772,172 $43,025,242 $42,400,756 $15,574,185 $14,968,829 $13,776,382 $11,615,509 $9,898,376 $9,038,261 $7,968,576 $6,757,951

4. SOUTH KOREA $257.56 MILLION

5. NEW YORK CITY $1.18 BILLION

4. LOS ANGELES $1.86 BILLION

2. LAREDO $12.28 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Los Angeles Top Markets for Motor Vehicle Parts RANK

3. JAPAN $334.72 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS

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TOP LOS ANGELES EXPORTS

DOLLAR CHANGE

$233,533,669 $93,307,749 $48,215,378 $(1,331,704) $10,792,629 $60,753,905 $6,271,632 $9,864,925 $4,150,290 $(824,820) $96,821 $(820,920) $(855,030) $(2,546,196) $4,421,977 $(282,638)

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Motor Vehicle Parts Exports

% CHANGE

RANK

14.34% 25.31% 12.25% -0.40% 4.37% 121.46% 17.06% 30.32% 36.33% -5.22% 0.71% -6.60% -7.95% -21.98% 124.68% -4.01%

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

VALUE

All Customs districts $41,779,790,492 Detroit $14,680,226,880 Laredo $12,275,278,087 Low Value Shipments $2,219,931,946 Los Angeles $1,862,532,793 New York City $1,177,121,758 San Diego $1,137,688,291 Nogales/Phoenix $992,078,658 Miami $907,403,080 Atlanta/Savannah $812,024,194 Buffalo $773,891,467 El Paso $699,042,608 Norfolk $618,220,711 Jacksonville/Tampa $530,430,348 Pembina, N.D. $516,779,298 Seattle $403,936,456

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$3,756,484,206 $1,175,185,662 $1,324,035,918 $277,515,728 $233,533,669 $96,408,549 $215,804,291 $71,591,046 $113,804,864 $220,771,024 ($187,027,946) $70,157,059 $87,888,282 $114,700,885 $29,811,109 $66,926,139

9.88% 8.70% 12.09% 14.29% 14.34% 8.92% 23.41% 7.78% 14.34% 37.34% -19.46% 11.16% 16.57% 27.59% 6.12% 19.86%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS FROM THE WORLD IN 2012 All Imports Computers Oil Motor vehicles for transporting people Printers, all types, parts TVs, computer monitors Cellular, landline phones, equipment Leather shoes Sweaters, pullovers, vest, knit or crocheted Motor vehicle parts Computer parts Rubber tires Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit Photo-sensitive semi-conductors, parts Toys, scale models, puzzles Rubber, plastic shoes Furniture, parts Pocketbooks, wallets, etc. Cameras, camcorders, related equipment Diamonds, not mounted Refined petroleum Computer chips Medicine Seats, excluding barber, dental Power supplies, transformers Electric water, space, soil heaters Shoes, uppers made of textile Returned exports Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted Video games, other games Amplifiers, speakers, microphones Equipment, parts for exercising Insulated wire, cable Men’s or boys’ suits, not knit Lamp and lighting parts Reception apparatus for cellular phones Refrigerators, freezers Taps, cocks and valves for pipes, tanks Misc. plastic articles Unrecorded media for audio Machinery, parts for semiconductor manufacturing T-shirts, tank tops, knit or crocheted Women’s or girls’ slips Miscellaneous electrical machinery Plastic tableware and other products Live crustaceans Plastic boxes, containers Medical instruments for surgeons, dentists, vets Motorcycles, mopeds, other cycles with motors Babies’ garments, accessories, knit or crocheted Linens for bed, bath and kitchen

2012 $282,616,992,289 $21,056,297,795 $19,601,634,605 $18,229,276,033 $9,575,861,107 $8,183,164,530 $6,623,780,608 $5,041,388,555 $4,929,864,114 $4,533,717,675 $4,469,790,328 $4,360,541,322 $4,246,768,692 $4,192,791,545 $4,089,552,762 $3,981,765,193 $3,672,640,275 $3,537,507,431 $3,367,402,316 $3,240,764,040 $2,969,317,744 $2,860,082,608 $2,817,715,660 $2,792,204,438 $2,315,102,025 $2,314,169,423 $2,248,950,688 $2,221,664,402 $2,119,703,343 $2,032,969,403 $1,964,360,214 $1,920,394,622 $1,784,064,609 $1,733,886,564 $1,695,724,489 $1,595,637,309 $1,373,715,714 $1,373,392,709 $1,343,774,666 $1,289,086,369 $1,272,354,368 $1,186,379,804 $1,172,330,632 $1,164,158,078 $1,118,653,780 $1,115,691,435 $1,113,622,072 $1,089,841,560 $1,024,420,573 $1,011,285,324 $995,211,309

2011 $266,281,960,326 $19,270,395,542 $18,422,192,008 $14,814,922,576 $8,500,896,109 $8,363,290,095 $6,234,985,418 $4,665,445,495 $4,810,157,545 $4,057,912,109 $4,948,964,688 $4,381,028,916 $4,115,641,758 $3,063,471,666 $4,120,018,354 $3,577,557,616 $3,399,528,352 $2,903,447,939 $2,460,289,700 $3,786,034,705 $3,585,350,660 $3,165,027,045 $2,012,070,853 $2,490,329,321 $2,199,172,883 $2,326,907,323 $856,920,332 $2,088,250,058 $1,752,890,323 $3,192,182,177 $1,622,146,453 $1,656,944,172 $1,704,014,043 $1,832,770,409 $1,411,474,469 $1,617,586,279 $1,353,883,602 $1,208,026,281 $1,176,473,669 $1,264,552,016 $2,383,980,247 $1,183,455,079 $1,112,314,613 $1,107,176,758 $1,048,993,367 $1,316,996,110 $991,068,638 $1,012,831,469 $900,488,450 $1,039,968,403 $999,851,809

1-YEAR CHANGE 6.13% 9.27% 6.40% 23.05% 12.65% -2.15% 6.24% 8.06% 2.49% 11.73% -9.68% -0.47% 3.19% 36.86% -0.74% 11.30% 8.03% 21.84% 36.87% -14.40% -17.18% -9.63% 40.04% 12.12% 5.27% -0.55% 162.45% 6.39% 20.93% -36.31% 21.10% 15.90% 4.70% -5.40% 20.14% -1.36% 1.46% 13.69% 14.22% 1.94% -46.63% 0.25% 5.40% 5.15% 6.64% -15.29% 12.37% 7.60% 13.76% -2.76% -0.46%

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1. Port of Los Angeles |

Ports for Imports by dollar value

PORT

TOTAL EXPORTS

1

Port of Los Angeles

$241,288,283,242

2

Port of Long Beach

$65,285,316,131

3 4 5

Los Angeles International Airport Port of El Segundo Port Hueneme

$45,360,741,437 $7,772,158,191 $6,531,779,215

RANK

COUNTRY

Top Trade Partners, imports TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

$241,288,283,242

4.94%

1

China

$122,652,448,339

2.02%

2

Japan

$39,283,663,250

14.42%

3

South Korea

$11,720,170,606

9.46%

4

Taiwan

$10,195,641,119

4.09%

5

Vietnam

$8,753,875,567

11.89%

1

Motor vehicles

2

COMMODITY

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE $12,358,083,537

24.80%

Printers, all types, parts

$9,401,401,139

18.62%

3

Motor vehicle parts

$9,286,628,417

10.03%

4

Computers

$7,420,521,680

4.72%

5

TVs, computer monitors

$6,990,302,735

-5.72%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. Port of Long Beach | Top Trade Partners, imports RANK

COUNTRY

3.Los Angeles Intâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l Airport | Top Trade Partners, imports TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

$45,360,741,437

4.57%

1

China

$17,224,111,329

8.86%

42.33%

2

Japan

$3,428,571,062

-13.89%

$4,426,126,893

58.86%

3

Thailand

$2,334,620,279

29.95%

$3,199,815,442

-7.26%

4

Taiwan

$2,144,727,459

-11.62%

$1,667,955,301

44.61%

5

India

$2,013,738,391

-21.14%

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

$65,285,316,131

9.07%

1

China

$36,476,935,795

1.40%

2

Japan

$9,354,865,061

3

Iraq

4

South Korea

5

Taiwan COMMODITY

RRANK

COUNTRY

COMMODITY

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

1

Oil

$7,877,633,038

28.47%

1

Computers

$10,718,917,955

20.58%

2

Computers

$3,187,937,412

-15.31%

2

Cellular, landline phones, equipment

$3,328,499,311

-12.11%

3

Motor vehicle parts

$2,532,502,097

41.23%

3

Diamonds, not mounted

$3,239,946,495

-14.42%

4

Printers, all types, parts

$1,737,659,535

-23.45%

4

Computer chips

$2,434,148,151

-4.87%

5

TVs, computer monitors

$1,581,807,591

36.58%

5

Imports of returned exports

$1,931,840,367

2.23%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

4. Port of El Segundo | RANK

COUNTRY

5. Port Hueneme |

Top Trade Partners, imports TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

$7,772,158,191

2.42%

1

Saudi Arabia

$3,381,020,472

5.75%

2

Ecuador

$2,111,758,984

3

Colombia

4

Kuwait

5

Top Trade Partners, imports TOTAL VALUE

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

$6,531,779,215

17.55%

1

Germany

$2,136,643,468

28.95%

-17.35%

2

South Korea

$1,585,057,515

28.81%

$1,009,064,053

14.58%

3

United Kingdom

$1,071,390,943

13.17%

$409,203,054

491.95%

4

Belgium

$314,405,016

20.08%

Peru

$217,455,677

2.96%

5

Sweden

$253,583,219

-3.46%

COMMODITY

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

COMMODITY

TOTAL VALUE % CHANGE

1

Oil

2

Gasoline, other fuels

3

Imports of returned exports

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Acyclic hydrocarbons

5

Dishwashers and other cleaning machinery

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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COUNTRY

$7,580,062,094

1.78%

1

Motor vehicles

$162,116,244

46.91%

2

Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried

$5,613,297,349 $251,752,865

18.25% 7.03%

$19,054,152

413.30%

3

Tractors

$120,078,339

40.84%

$9,531,437

-63.50%

4

Heavy construction machinery

$104,395,762

18.31%

$236,688

9329.00%

5

Dates, figs, pineapples and other fruit

$54,966,468

27.18%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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1. Port of Los Angeles |

Ports for imports by tonnage

PORT

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

Port of Los Angeles

45,404,080,479

Port of Long Beach

20,239,024,510

Port of El Segundo

10,388,879,273

Port Hueneme

1,296,061,880

Los Angeles International Airport

437,672,452

RANK

Top Trade Partners, imports

COUNTRY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

WORLD TOTAL

45,404,080,479

-2.36%

1

China

19,601,116,667

-1.36%

2

Japan

3,351,684,540

10.44%

3

Ecuador

3,196,468,747

-8.17%

4

South Korea

2,679,907,433

17.57%

5

Taiwan

1,726,529,324

-5.43%

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

1

Oil

5,824,596,577

-15.29%

2

Refined petroleum

2,474,195,126

-25.08%

3

Furniture, parts

1,580,091,709

-0.57%

4

Semifinished products of iron, nonalloy steel

1,366,668,471

10.33%

5

Motor vehicle parts

1,295,315,370

0.31%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. Port of Long Beach | Top Trade Partners, imports RANK

COUNTRY WORLD TOTAL

3. Port of El Segundo | Top Trade Partners, imports

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

20,239,024,510

7.95%

RANK

COUNTRY WORLD TOTAL

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS

% CHANGE

10,388,879,273

-1.35%

1

China

5,860,252,783

-0.21%

1

Saudi Arabia

4,283,788,382

3.31%

2

Iraq

5,824,741,528

56.85%

2

Ecuador

3,009,201,061

-20.28%

3

Colombia

1,116,179,731

-9.05%

3

Colombia

1,416,025,621

8.71%

4

Angola

932,525,260

599.88%

4

Kuwait

515,999,307

288.92%

5

Mexico

931,016,004

-3.06%

5

Peru

327,463,493

3.10%

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

1

Oil

10,256,664,997

21.70%

1

Oil

10,205,875,731

-1.65%

2

Gasoline, other fuels

978,969,657

-26.65%

2

Gasoline, other fuels

173,293,013

35.00%

3

Furniture, parts

468,149,204

-1.51%

3

Acyclic hydrocarbons

9,450,871

-63.54%

4

Motor vehicle parts

341,820,614

5.93%

4

Statuettes, other ceramic articles

56,142

NA

5

Rubber tires

218,928,770

-31.18%

5

Synthetic staple fibers

39,800

NA

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

4. Port Hueneme | RANK

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

5. Los Angeles Intâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l Airport |

Top Trade Partners, imports

COUNTRY World Total

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

RANK

COUNTRY

Top Trade Partners, imports TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

1,296,061,880

10.82%

World Total

437,672,452

4.62%

1

Ecuador

301,892,559

-21.43%

1

China

206,383,451

6.77%

2

Guatemala

273,033,178

34.28%

2

Japan

22,983,808

-10.77%

3

South Korea

138,558,379

18.36%

3

Thailand

16,760,193

3.16%

4

Costa Rica

134,175,083

33.70%

4

Taiwan

14,207,444

10.12%

5

Germany

119,203,151

34.47%

5

Germany

12,584,962

-2.21%

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

COMMODITY

TONNAGE, KILOGRAMS % CHANGE

1

Bananas and plantains, fresh or dried

635,138,637

6.67%

1

Computers

62,268,094

4.71%

2

Motor vehicles

368,306,107

17.51%

2

Women's or girls' suits, not knit

16,412,700

13.68%

3

Phosphatic fertilizers

107,459,879

-6.42%

3

Cellular, landline phones, equipment

15,079,826

4.91%

4

Dates, figs, pineapples and other fruit

86,303,037

19.85%

4

Computer parts

13,905,613

-1.84%

5

Melons and papayas

15,477,984

0.89%

5

Fish, fresh or chilled

13,715,624

-1.06%

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

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3. MALAYSIA $682.07 MILLION

5. CLEVELAND $6.69­­ BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $21.06 BILLION

VALUE

2. EL PASO $13.22 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

DOLLAR CHANGE

Top Customs districts for Computers Imports % CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $84,227,843,756 $21,056,297,795 $1,785,902,253 9.27% 1 Los Angeles $21,056,297,795 $16,563,831,707 $660,893,037 4.16% 2 El Paso $13,216,845,203 $2,013,063,558 $657,355,677 48.49% 3 Chicago $12,325,987,675 $682,065,608 $106,994,437 18.61% 4 New York City $6,801,657,740 $650,449,973 $316,128,706 94.56% 5 Cleveland $6,685,201,410 $359,446,009 $(4,507,855) -1.24% 6 New Orleans $4,657,020,226 $283,573,678 $125,608,162 79.52% 7 Atlanta/Savannah $4,170,239,438 $121,155,956 $(32,388,007) -21.09% 8 San Francisco $4,063,046,200 $93,373,856 $11,634,700 14.23% 9 Dallas $3,120,462,258 $54,184,362 $(43,670,059) -44.63% 10 Anchorage $2,103,588,126 $45,028,152 $(29,941,489) -39.94% 11 Laredo $2,059,007,175 $36,605,094 $3,987,964 12.23% 12 Miami $829,890,901 $30,605,872 $(11,613,741) -27.51% 13 Seattle $823,055,495 $28,676,543 $23,182,576 421.96% 14 Houston $369,159,277 $27,045,068 $4,154,548 18.15% 15 Detroit $341,563,978 $17,967,707 $(3,139,548) -14.87% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

4. NEW YORK $6.80 BILLION

3. CHICAGO $12.33 BILLION

Top Sources for Computers RANK

5. TAIWAN $359.45 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN COMPUTERS

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

World Total China Thailand Malaysia South Korea Taiwan Philippines Singapore Japan Hong Kong Hungary Mexico Indonesia Vietnam Germany United Kingdom

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$4,614,539,324 $1,785,902,253 $1,725,173,388 $613,582,169 $204,150,370 ($822,126,364) $1,770,157,284 ($594,465,688) $286,796,564 $385,151,458 ($576,231,520) ($73,575,291) ($2,186,397) $171,957,609 $29,540,427 ($69,968,302)

5.80% 9.27% 15.01% 5.24% 3.09% -10.95% 61.32% -12.48% 7.59% 14.08% -21.50% -3.45% -0.26% 26.41% 8.70% -17.00%

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

OIL

Total Los Angeles trade | $19.60 billion

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he value of Los Angeles’ oil imports has more than doubled since 2009, when they were worth $9.30 billion. The port at El Segundo, long a prominent oil importer, brought in a record $7.58 billion of the district’s record $19.60 billion in 2012. COUNTRIES: Iraq in 2012 again became the district’s top source of oil after ceding the spot to Ecuador in 2011. Though Iraq is often Los Angeles’ top source of oil it has only once, in 2008, accounted for more than a third of the district’s total imports. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles has never accounted for more than 7 percent of the nation’s total oil imports. Houston, New Orleans and Port Arthur, thanks to large refining facilities, accounted for more than 50 percent. WC

3. SAUDI ARABIA $3.37 BILLION 1. IRAQ $5.24 BILLION 2. ECUADOR $4.51 BILLION

4. COLOMBIA $1.92 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

5. PHILADELPHIA $21.87 BILLION TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN OIL

Rising oil prices push import values to record

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH LOS ANGELES IN OIL

5. CANADA $1.04 BILLION

4. CHICAGO $22.31 BILLION

6. LOS ANGELES $19.60 BILLION 3. PORT ARTHUR $32.58 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

VALUE

1. HOUSTON $71.01 BILLION

Top Customs districts for Oil Imports

Top Sources for Oil RANK

2. NEW ORLEANS $60.43 BILLION

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $315,662,560,259 $19,601,634,605 $1,179,442,597 6.40% 1 Houston $71,012,551,708 $5,243,366,188 $1,326,614,284 33.87% 2 New Orleans $60,432,259,019 $4,508,691,915 $(830,782,760) -15.56% 3 Port Arthur, Texas $32,581,232,609 $3,368,291,226 $73,086,282 2.22% 4 Chicago $22,307,542,875 $1,919,143,351 $222,518,102 13.12% 5 Philadelphia $21,874,112,142 $1,039,476,062 $167,658,465 19.23% 6 Los Angeles $19,601,634,605 $822,954,082 $(1,290,522) -0.16% 7 San Francisco $12,242,129,009 $811,163,073 $598,263,383 281.01% 8 Mobile, Ala. $11,979,672,691 $409,203,054 $340,074,753 491.95% 9 St. Louis $9,550,112,449 $295,526,330 $(140,702,336) -32.25% 10 Seattle $8,658,254,407 $227,105,617 $(87,305,968) -27.77% 11 New York City $8,527,956,234 $224,463,329 $(152,385,837) -40.44% 12 Minneapolis $8,525,024,721 $141,220,476 $141,220,476 NA 13 Great Falls, Mont. $8,441,045,827 $115,737,589 $(175,559,014) -60.27% 14 Honolulu $4,802,095,118 $90,758,079 $90,758,079 NA 15 Cleveland $4,584,421,517 $87,056,632 $12,166,536 16.25% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total Iraq Ecuador Saudi Arabia Colombia Canada Brazil Angola Kuwait Russia Peru Venezuela Congo (Brazzaville) Argentina Equatorial Guinea Australia

DOLLAR CHANGE

($21,024,902,054) ($8,858,314,673) ($2,280,775,736) $3,047,747,065 $2,400,159,405 ($7,672,575,991) $1,179,442,597 ($214,579,398) ($1,846,991,498) $1,217,183,255 ($91,043,745) ($602,255,120) $120,103,755 $104,542,683 $251,711,415 $1,064,389,724

% CHANGE

-6.24% -11.09% -3.64% 10.32% 12.06% -25.97% 6.40% -1.72% -13.36% 14.61% -1.04% -6.60% 1.43% 1.25% 5.53% 30.24%

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MOTOR VEHICLES Total Los Angeles trade | $18.23 billion

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otor vehicle imports in 2012 rose to $18.23 billion, a nearly 100 percent rise in value since 2009 when they were worth $9.23 billion. Despite the leap the value of this import remains behind the $21.26 billion record set in 2006. COUNTRIES: Japan and Germany have ranked Nos. 1 and 2 since at least 1992. Imports from the United Kingdom rose back above $1 billion in 2012, the first time since 2006 that the value has reached that level. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Detroit leads the nation for imports, though they are largely U.S. cars entering from Canada. Los Angeles has been the No. 2 importer since at least 1992 and, with the exception of New York City in the mid-2000s, is the only district importing more than 10 percent of the U.S. total. WC

4. U.K. $1.03 BILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN MOTOR VEHICLES

Motor vehicle imports rebound but still off record

3. SOUTH KOREA $1.58 BILLION

5. SOUTH AFRICA $522.48 MILLION

4. BUFFALO $11.03 BILLION 1. DETROIT $34.41 BILLION

VALUE

5. NEW YORK $10.87 BILLION

2. LOS ANGELES $18.23 BILLION

3. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $12.38 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Motor Vehicles Imports

Top Sources for Motor Vehicles RANK

1. JAPAN $9.82 BILLION

2. GERMANY $4.30 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN MOTOR VEHICLES

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $147,668,308,551 $18,229,276,033 $3,414,353,457 23.05% 1 Detroit $34,408,086,427 $9,816,487,854 $1,757,394,318 21.81% 2 Los Angeles $18,229,276,033 $4,300,511,211 $1,002,070,896 30.38% 3 Atlanta/Savannah $12,376,584,347 $1,578,056,685 $348,073,454 28.30% 4 Buffalo $11,032,661,704 $1,032,727,506 $82,956,285 8.73% 5 New York City $10,870,815,275 $522,476,550 $47,473,138 9.99% 6 Baltimore $9,062,624,457 $287,443,535 $49,695,024 20.90% 7 Laredo $8,266,024,298 $162,989,976 $24,281,291 17.51% 8 Colum.-Snake Riv./Portland $6,641,724,698 $156,026,304 $(393,990) -0.25% 9 Jacksonville/Tampa $5,627,993,248 $123,129,974 $52,898,871 75.32% 10 Providence, R.I. $4,881,042,811 $108,275,532 $16,676,566 18.21% 11 San Diego $4,455,932,826 $62,664,460 $12,567,089 25.09% 12 Nogales/Portland $3,989,978,772 $52,226,235 $12,936,646 32.93% 13 San Francisco $3,743,885,639 $21,033,244 $12,775,110 154.70% 14 Houston $2,792,818,233 $1,552,833 $194,961 14.36% 15 El Paso $2,632,858,911 $1,023,958 $38,619 3.92% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total Japan Germany South Korea United Kingdom South Africa Belgium Austria Sweden Italy Turkey China France Taiwan Czech Republic Canada

DOLLAR CHANGE

$24,427,859,343 $4,264,392,547 $3,414,353,457 $2,253,465,434 $2,661,570,280 $1,239,082,464 $1,396,173,618 $1,912,111,200 $1,441,531,291 $1,137,414,347 $689,179,693 $854,546,639 ($837,156,953) $1,333,737,390 $796,448,196 $614,344,369

% CHANGE

19.82% 14.15% 23.05% 22.26% 31.79% 12.86% 18.21% 30.09% 27.72% 25.33% 16.44% 23.73% -17.34% 55.34% 39.89% 30.44%

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Total Los Angeles trade | $9.58 billion

L.A. takes in more than half nation’s printer imports

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his category includes small desktop printers as well as warehouse-sized commercial printers. In 2012, Los Angeles surpassed the 2007 record of $9.17 billion, with a $9.58 billion total. COUNTRIES: China is the leading source of printer imports, with 55 percent of the total, but Japan registered a large increase in 2012, increasing more than 50 percent. Together, the two nations account for almost 90 percent of the total Los Angeles imports. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: 2012 was the first time five districts imported more than $1 billion worth of printers into the United States, largely because of a large increase in Norfolk. 2012 was also the first time the Los Angeles Customs district accounted for more than 50 percent of the nation’s printer imports. WC

2. JAPAN $2.89 BILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH LOS ANGELES IN PRINTERS

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PRINTERS

1. CHINA $5.28 BILLION

3. VIETNAM $271.69 MILLION

5. MALAYSIA $213.41 MILLION

2. NEW YORK $1.49 BILLION 5. CHICAGO $1.20 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $9.58 BILLION

VALUE

4. NORFOLK $1.27 BILLION 3. NEW ORLEANS $1.30 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Printers Imports

Top Sources for Printers RANK

4. INDONESIA $268.75 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN PRINTERS

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

DOLLAR CHANGE

All Customs districts $18,704,519,776 ($799,729,157) $9,575,861,107 $1,074,964,998 12.65% 1 Los Angeles $9,575,861,107 $1,074,964,998 $5,276,002,525 $178,648,496 3.50% 2 New York City $1,485,132,271 ($496,173,905) $2,886,483,343 $986,689,272 51.94% 3 New Orleans $1,302,488,447 ($165,319,957) $271,687,298 $52,468,545 23.93% 4 Norfolk $1,273,767,655 $580,606,996 $268,752,750 $131,828,099 96.28% 5 Chicago $1,200,499,431 ($70,449,560) $213,407,905 $(2,925,726) -1.35% 6 Cleveland $642,528,371 $2,469,572 $208,736,571 $(186,000,353) -47.12% 7 Seattle $381,733,785 $136,887,216 $168,030,106 $(91,068,258) -35.15% 8 Miami $359,111,117 $1,873,391 $100,796,168 $(4,301,743) -4.09% 9 El Paso $293,157,881 ($24,651,016) $51,538,399 $(11,164,445) -17.81% 10 Atlanta/Savannah $252,840,014 ($24,770,976) $31,410,115 $(1,519,763) -4.62% 11 Laredo $235,982,742 $2,188,167 $27,825,964 $16,066,902 136.63% 12 Baltimore $228,298,077 $41,549,384 $16,778,434 $4,659,847 38.45% 13 San Diego $202,806,436 $16,299,222 $16,019,769 $5,141 0.03% 14 Buffalo $202,372,851 $19,696,008 $6,879,251 $(198,239) -2.80% 15 Columbia-Snake River/Portland $171,224,717 $24,562,241 $5,151,494 $(2,332,062) -31.16% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Japan Vietnam Indonesia Malaysia Singapore South Korea Thailand Philippines Taiwan France Germany Hong Kong Macau Italy

% CHANGE

-4.10% 12.65% -25.04% -11.26% 83.76% -5.54% 0.39% 55.91% 0.52% -7.76% -8.92% 0.94% 22.25% 8.74% 10.78% 16.75%

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TVs, COMPUTER MONITORS

California districts dominate nation’s monitor imports

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os Angeles’ TV and monitor imports have been on the decline since they hit a record $13.29 billion in 2007. In 2012, monitor imports held their rank at No. 5 even though their value fell $180.13 million. COUNTRIES: Though China has accounted for more than 80 percent of Los Angeles’ monitor imports since 2007, No. 3 Hong Kong has been the fastest growing. Imports from Hong Kong are up more than 2,000 percent since 2008. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles was the nation’s No. 1 importer from 2007 to 2010, when it was replaced by San Diego, a large importer from Mexico. Since 1992, Los Angeles and San Diego have traded off the top spot. They generally account for more than half the nation’s printer imports. WC

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN TVS, COMPUTER MONITORS

Total Los Angeles trade | $8.18 billion

1. CHINA $6.95 BILLION

2. THAILAND $558.70 MILLION

3. HONG KONG $191.97 MILLION

2. LOS ANGELES $8.18 BILLION 1. SAN DIEGO $8.62 BILLION 3. EL PASO $4.73 BILLION 4. LAREDO $2.29 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for TVs, Computer Monitors Imports

VALUE

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $30,669,796,448 $8,183,164,530 $(180,125,565) -2.15% 1 San Diego $8,615,027,368 $6,953,561,781 $(163,630,292) -2.30% 2 Los Angeles $8,183,164,530 $558,703,473 $190,985,170 51.94% 3 El Paso $4,732,585,324 $191,970,670 $179,239,649 1407.90% 4 Laredo $2,292,475,076 $128,365,010 $(161,849,190) -55.77% 5 Seattle $2,191,972,361 $120,663,702 $(23,984,429) -16.58% 6 Chicago $834,405,795 $78,811,722 $43,976,785 126.24% 7 Atlanta/Savannah $689,131,072 $66,372,015 $(211,425,971) -76.11% 8 New York City $662,377,768 $57,604,784 $7,222,295 14.33% 9 San Francisco $585,399,313 $7,094,121 $(921,729) -11.50% 10 Miami $314,547,630 $4,898,572 $(45,120,031) -90.21% 11 Cleveland $222,195,522 $2,932,033 $(305,601) -9.44% 12 Dallas $168,055,374 $1,702,093 $1,275,459 298.96% 13 Detroit $158,045,111 $1,371,643 $1,238,886 933.20% 14 Norfolk $154,599,603 $1,229,827 $(601,799) -32.86% 15 Houston $126,011,761 $1,226,108 $810,783 195.22% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

4. SOUTH KOREA $128.37 MILLION

5. SEATTLE $2.19 BILLION

Top Sources for TVs, Computer Monitors RANK

5. JAPAN $120.66 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN TVS, COMPUTER MONITORS

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

World Total China Thailand Hong Kong South Korea Japan Philippines Indonesia Taiwan Germany Malaysia Mexico United Kingdom Singapore Belgium Norway

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

($522,510,869) ($293,609,364) ($180,125,565) $338,710,752 $319,060,572 $135,207,604 ($193,918,047) ($67,082,454) ($117,835,200) ($143,493,085) $36,287,825 ($133,178,276) $2,479,381 ($1,191,805) ($4,171,990) $19,642,947

-1.68% -3.30% -2.15% 7.71% 16.17% 6.57% -18.86% -8.87% -15.10% -19.69% 13.04% -37.48% 1.50% -0.75% -2.63% 18.47%

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CELL PHONES, LANDLINES, PARTS Total Los Angeles trade | $6.62 billion

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hone imports rose to a record $6.62 billion in 2012. Los Angeles’ imports fell by more than $500 million in 2009 during the economic downturn but bounced back the following year before setting a record in 2011. Despite the high value of smart phones, which made up $4.11 billion of the total, $3.84 billion came in via the port at Los Angeles and $3.33 billion through Los Angeles International Airport. COUNTRIES: China a decade ago accounted for 46.12 percent of the district’s phone imports. That share rose to a record 72.17 in 2012. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Chicago and Dallas since 2004 have been stripping market share from the rest of the country including Los Angeles, whose share fell under 10 percent in 2007 and has remained below double digits since. WC

2. SOUTH KOREA $504.35 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN LANDLINE, CELL PHONES

L.A. sets record for phone imports but ranks No. 4

1. CHINA $4.78 BILLION 5. VIETNAM $228.47 MILLION

3. MALAYSIA $326.09 MILLION

5. CLEVELAND $5.56 BILLION 2. CHICAGO $18.00 BILLION

4. LOS ANGELES $6.62 BILLION

VALUE

1. DALLAS $19.28 BILLION 3. LAREDO $8.10 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Sources for Landline, Cell Phones RANK

DOLLAR CHANGE

Top Customs districts for Landline, Cell Phone Imports % CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $80,481,631,016 $6,623,780,608 $388,795,190 6.24% 1 Dallas $19,280,266,462 $4,780,499,280 $583,799,145 13.91% 2 Chicago $18,003,196,666 $504,346,945 $14,893,562 3.04% 3 Laredo $8,102,967,914 $326,087,356 $(14,224,837) -4.18% 4 Los Angeles $6,623,780,608 $254,637,407 $(300,837,847) -54.16% 5 Cleveland $5,564,330,822 $228,467,944 $105,610,319 85.96% 6 New York City $4,731,215,672 $155,387,967 $(13,110,922) -7.78% 7 New Orleans $3,725,093,054 $148,831,688 $(15,313,235) -9.33% 8 San Francisco $2,442,154,338 $52,475,066 $23,150,206 78.94% 9 Miami $2,061,225,040 $25,083,934 $(4,228,180) -14.42% 10 El Paso $1,902,648,899 $20,216,550 $4,124,393 25.63% 11 San Diego $1,257,990,900 $17,126,044 $(15,903,243) -48.15% 12 Anchorage $1,037,531,365 $14,970,145 $11,662,366 352.57% 13 Atlanta/Savannah $1,015,325,040 $13,405,332 $5,206,154 63.50% 14 Detroit $930,551,009 $11,108,995 $(11,646,124) -51.18% 15 Nogales/Portland $761,828,688 $9,403,365 $739,017 8.53% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

4. TAIWAN $254.64 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN LANDLINE, CELL PHONES

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

World Total China South Korea Malaysia Taiwan Vietnam Japan Thailand Germany Singapore Mexico Hong Kong Israel France Indonesia Australia

DOLLAR CHANGE

$3,818,710,876 $1,367,664,285 $2,991,719,933 $228,688,724 $388,795,190 $138,857,044 ($1,079,479,987) ($9,180,316) $246,066,360 $296,179,304 $43,390,305 ($26,422,995) ($107,083,687) ($895,820,353) ($49,716,632) $336,291,713

% CHANGE

4.98% 7.64% 19.93% 2.90% 6.24% 2.56% -18.58% -0.25% 11.20% 16.78% 2.33% -2.06% -9.36% -46.87% -5.07% 79.03%

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LEATHER SHOES

L.A. first to import over $5 billion in leather shoes

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012 was the first time Los Angeles’ leather shoe imports rose above $5 billion, reaching a record $5.04 billion. The growth was also enough to move this import up two spots in the district’s top 10 most valuable imports. Shoes made from both rubber and leather and all leather make up the biggest share, worth $3.37 billion. COUNTRIES: China has been Los Angeles’ only billion-dollar source of footwear since it crossed the mark in 1995. No. 2 Vietnam could become the second nation to do so in 2013 if it maintains the 35.14 percent growth of 2012. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Of its top 10 import commodities, Los Angeles is the nation’s top gateway for five of them and leather shoes is one of them. The district accounted for a record 42.73 percent of the nation’s $11.80 billion total. WC

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH LOS ANGELES IN FOOTWEAR

Total Los Angeles trade | $5.04 billion

1. CHINA $3.59 BILLION 5. DOMINICAN REP. $45.17 MILLION 4. ITALY $51.21 MILLION

3. INDONESIA $406.20 MILLION

2. NEW YORK $2.28 BILLION 4. PHILADELPHIA $347.27 MILLION

3. SEATTLE $633.20 MILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $5.04 BILLION

5. CHARLESTON $285.48 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Footwear Imports

Top Sources for Footwear RANK

VALUE

2. VIETNAM $808.62 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN FOOTWEAR

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $11,799,044,221 $5,041,388,555 $375,943,060 8.06% 1 Los Angeles $5,041,388,555 $3,592,304,492 $79,811,139 2.27% 2 New York City $2,278,121,314 $808,616,759 $210,264,113 35.14% 3 Seattle $633,202,364 $406,202,320 $84,057,514 26.09% 4 Philadelphia $347,270,091 $51,212,638 $7,515,514 17.20% 5 Charleston $285,476,920 $45,171,858 $(276,660) -0.61% 6 Detroit $284,756,352 $16,794,241 $4,395,201 35.45% 7 Laredo $269,207,162 $16,144,944 $(11,139,378) -40.83% 8 Houston $254,814,320 $15,595,682 $3,880,707 33.13% 9 San Francisco $242,292,127 $12,747,061 $526,801 4.31% 10 Cleveland $241,161,208 $12,500,475 $2,000,876 19.06% 11 Boston $218,843,222 $8,796,836 $985,260 12.61% 12 Atlanta/Savannah $205,002,808 $8,385,944 $(1,168,961) -12.23% 13 Miami $186,043,531 $8,308,367 $4,402,269 112.70% 14 Chicago $148,260,985 $6,509,319 $(139,864) -2.10% 15 New Orleans $134,877,384 $5,686,212 $(432,195) -7.06% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

World Total China Vietnam Indonesia Italy Dominican Republic India Thailand Cambodia Bangladesh Mexico Spain Brazil South Korea Germany Austria

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

$446,338,935 $375,943,060 $108,931,835 ($193,821,534) ($15,636,357) ($22,775,644) $3,898,911 $82,641,236 $138,545,746 $18,754,897 $34,783,519 $1,778,547 ($63,760,273) $16,810,301 ($47,819,600) $22,958,324

3.93% 8.06% 5.02% -23.44% -4.31% -7.39% 1.39% 44.30% 119.16% 8.39% 16.85% 0.82% -23.72% 9.93% -24.39% 20.51%

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Total Los Angeles trade | $4.93 billion

L.A. solidifies role as nation’s top sweater importer

T

he Los Angeles Customs district’s sweater imports rose to a record $4.93 billion in 2012. Nearly 90 percent of all of the district’s imports enter through the Port of Los Angeles. COUNTRIES: Seven of Los Angeles’ top 10 sources of sweater imports, including No. 2 Vietnam and No. 4 Cambodia, didn’t appear in the list a decade ago. China has been the top source since at least 1992. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles’ proximity and water connectivity to southeast Asia, where a large part of the world’s clothing manufacturing is done, make it a natural leader for sweater imports. Yet the district only took the top spot in 2005. The New York City Customs district had been the nation’s top gateway since at least 1992. WC

2. VIETNAM $691.24 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN SWEATERS

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SWEATERS

4. CAMBODIA $255.98 MILLION

5. PHILIPPINES $118.90 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

2. NEW YORK $2.38 BILLION 4. CLEVELAND $913.24 MILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $4.93 BILLION

VALUE

5. ATLANTA/SAVANNAH $852.71 MILLION

3. MIAMI $1.36 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Sweater Imports

Top Sources for Sweaters RANK

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $13,835,544,412 $4,929,864,114 $119,706,569 2.49% 1 Los Angeles $4,929,864,114 $2,758,498,209 $25,640,772 0.94% 2 New York City $2,381,211,534 $691,236,761 $84,803,192 13.98% 3 Miami $1,363,229,230 $511,939,437 $49,094,948 10.61% 4 Cleveland $913,239,533 $255,976,770 $6,310,381 2.53% 5 Atlanta/Savannah $852,711,052 $118,899,901 $(18,273,572) -13.32% 6 San Francisco $590,099,466 $86,390,416 $(20,699,919) -19.33% 7 Seattle $584,035,954 $71,937,870 $(23,025,639) -24.25% 8 New Orleans $348,955,459 $71,300,978 $11,676,113 19.58% 9 Chicago $345,234,110 $67,223,977 $14,521,564 27.55% 10 Charleston $274,369,161 $52,199,146 $2,755,982 5.57% 11 Mobile, Ala. $200,315,514 $48,039,175 $(7,727,046) -13.86% 12 Norfolk $192,345,093 $41,237,797 $(9,776,190) -19.16% 13 Houston $171,595,798 $23,850,800 $(8,445,349) -26.15% 14 Wilmington, N.C. $87,964,924 $21,667,442 $11,592,741 115.07% 15 San Diego $77,459,544 $16,443,384 $1,825,231 12.49% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

1. CHINA $2.76 BILLION

3. INDONESIA $511.94 MILLION

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN SWEATERS

No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

World Total China Vietnam Indonesia Cambodia Philippines Guatemala Bangladesh Malaysia Nicaragua India Thailand Taiwan Pakistan Sri Lanka Peru

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

($717,891,872) $119,706,569 ($182,960,442) ($151,589,226) ($127,163,019) ($149,811,447) ($72,479,311) $116,465,993 ($100,521,476) ($62,881,557) ($13,976,325) ($11,840,545) $23,822,727 $93,245,235 ($39,788,748) ($35,388,379)

-4.93% 2.49% -7.14% -10.01% -12.22% -14.94% -10.94% 24.91% -22.36% -15.41% -4.85% -5.58% 14.14% 119.01% -31.14% -31.36%

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MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS Total Los Angeles trade | $4.53 billion

M

otor vehicle part imports made their first appearance on the list of Los Angeles top 10 imports in 2012 as the value rose to a record $4.53 billion. This category includes parts for everything from cars to trucks to snowmobiles. More than 90 percent of these commodities enter the district through the Port at Los Angeles. COUNTRIES: Since 2009, Chinese shipments have outpaced those from longtime No. 1 and current No. 2 Japan. Imports from China have grown 80.66 percent since 2009 while those from Japan grew by 30.30 percent. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: The Laredo Customs district tops Detroit for this import category due to the large number auto manufacturing companies with operations in Mexico. WC

1. CHINA $1.80 BILLION

4. TAIWAN $410.87 MILLION

4. CLEVELAND $4.36 BILLION 2. DETROIT $11.39 BILLION

VALUE

5. CHICAGO $3.42 BILLION

3. LOS ANGELES $4.53 BILLION

1. LAREDO $13.40 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Motor Vehicle Parts Imports

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $56,525,171,371 $4,533,717,675 $475,805,566 11.73% 1 Laredo $13,399,516,757 $1,798,911,743 $108,917,752 6.44% 2 Detroit $11,387,321,064 $1,289,370,918 $153,113,509 13.48% 3 Los Angeles $4,533,717,675 $662,750,648 $169,978,948 34.49% 4 Cleveland $4,364,382,108 $410,865,007 $20,626,753 5.29% 5 Chicago $3,416,751,747 $157,245,935 $10,231,819 6.96% 6 Atlanta/Savannah $3,161,797,415 $31,904,841 $(7,344,313) -18.71% 7 Charleston $2,687,901,888 $25,265,218 $3,168,463 14.34% 8 New Orleans $2,247,745,191 $23,580,366 $2,990,145 14.52% 9 Norfolk $1,579,976,918 $22,884,548 $2,516,244 12.35% 10 New York City $1,568,799,518 $20,501,348 $2,621,952 14.66% 11 El Paso $1,460,127,504 $11,421,094 $(3,698,034) -24.46% 12 Mobile, Ala. $1,213,397,245 $7,905,133 $3,005,352 61.34% 13 Dallas $685,769,403 $7,390,695 $(808,502) -9.86% 14 Buffalo $627,277,779 $6,318,054 $988,441 18.55% 15 Seattle $626,450,491 $5,530,563 $802,451 16.97% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

2. JAPAN $1.29 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Sources for Motor Vehicle Parts RANK

3. SOUTH KOREA $662.75 MILLION

5. GERMANY $157.25 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH L.A. IN MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS

China falls into place as top car part source

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

World Total China Japan South Korea Taiwan Germany Thailand India Indonesia United Kingdom Italy Australia Vietnam Malaysia Austria Poland

DOLLAR CHANGE

$7,722,135,457 $2,252,096,851 $1,288,218,213 $475,805,566 $594,228,570 $500,728,850 $596,002,780 $155,858,225 $571,650,569 $365,020,303 $31,611,940 $183,764,457 $131,236,103 $233,991,496 ($775,535) $74,552,633

% CHANGE

15.82% 20.20% 12.76% 11.73% 15.76% 17.17% 23.23% 6.16% 34.11% 30.04% 2.06% 14.40% 12.13% 51.79% -0.12% 13.51%

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COMPUTER PARTS Total Los Angeles trade | $4.47 billion

C

omputer part imports were the Los Angeles Customs district’s biggest percentage loser in 2012, dropping 9.68 percent. The value of this import peaked in 2006, when it was worth a record $8.70 billion. COUNTRIES: China has been the leading source of this import since at least 1992. It accounted for more than 77 percent of the 2012 total. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS: Los Angeles only in recent years became the nation’s top gateway for computer parts. San Francisco, from at least 1992 until 2006, when it imported a record $9.60 billion, was the nation’s leader. The following year, 2007, imports to both Los Angeles and San Francisco fell by about onethird but Los Angeles emerged as the leader by almost $500 million. WC

3. SOUTH KOREA $144.38 MILLION

TOP 5 COUNTRIES TRADING WITH LOS ANGELES IN COMPUTER PARTS

L.A. holds off San Francisco as top part importer

1. CHINA $3.47 BILLION

VALUE

5. SINGAPORE $72.71 MILLION

5. ANCHORAGE $711.29 MILLION 2. SAN FRANCISCO $2.35 BILLION 4. CLEVELAND $1.44 BILLION

1. LOS ANGELES $4.47 BILLION

3. NEW ORLEANS $1.96 BILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

Top Customs districts for Computer Parts Imports

Top Sources for Computer Parts RANK

DOLLAR CHANGE

% CHANGE

RANK

VALUE

All Customs districts $15,170,932,458 $4,469,790,328 $(479,174,360) -9.68% 1 Los Angeles $4,469,790,328 $3,465,007,790 $(176,599,496) -4.85% 2 San Francisco $2,354,856,753 $435,713,872 $(85,205,395) -16.36% 3 New Orleans $1,963,409,940 $144,380,691 $(133,044,209) -47.96% 4 Cleveland $1,442,307,792 $99,508,748 $(131,375,435) -56.90% 5 Anchorage $711,285,267 $72,714,214 $(16,635,640) -18.62% 6 Chicago $651,538,277 $63,002,698 $52,169,737 481.58% 7 Dallas $650,250,921 $54,872,935 $7,051,201 14.74% 8 New York City $617,825,516 $36,455,232 $13,209,935 56.83% 9 Atlanta/Savannah $443,375,330 $20,605,780 $(9,118,862) -30.68% 10 El Paso $349,853,520 $17,715,537 $5,620,969 46.48% 11 Miami $254,497,935 $15,488,920 $1,509,892 10.80% 12 Houston $223,327,623 $9,297,142 $(3,330,310) -26.37% 13 Laredo $214,338,679 $8,646,569 $2,618,959 43.45% 14 Ogdensburg, N.Y. $142,104,184 $6,592,165 $1,099,712 20.02% 15 St. Albans, Vermont $102,807,939 $2,852,381 $(2,990,659) -51.18% Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

2. TAIWAN $435.71 MILLION

4. MALAYSIA $99.51 MILLION

Source: WorldCity analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data

TOP U.S. CUSTOMS DISTRICTS TRADING IN COMPUTER PARTS

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No.

TOP LOS ANGELES IMPORTS

World Total China Taiwan South Korea Malaysia Singapore Philippines Japan Hong Kong Vietnam Mexico Thailand Germany Indonesia United Kingdom Australia

DOLLAR CHANGE

($1,249,210,630) ($479,174,360) ($445,274,853) ($273,691,408) $11,777,977 $89,825,231 ($35,592,161) ($86,419,042) ($3,696,674) $156,981,279 $55,985,865 ($117,770,733) ($54,005,058) $32,405,556 $2,356,463 ($59,140,243)

% CHANGE

-7.61% -9.68% -15.90% -12.23% 0.82% 14.45% -5.18% -11.73% -0.59% 54.81% 19.05% -31.64% -19.47% 17.81% 1.69% -36.52%

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