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

Exports: Asbestos

Asbestos, the No. 1222 export by value totaled $0 for the month of August, $65,734 through August of 2019, and $81,077 for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$57,166
2United Arab Emirates$8,568
3Russia$0
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $65,734

RankPortTotal YTD
1Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $57,166
2Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas $8,568
3Port of New Orleans $0

U.S. exports of Asbestos increased 199.84 percent through August to $65,734

U.S. exports of Asbestos increased 199.84 percent from $21,923 to $65,734 through the first eight months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1222 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1223 for the last full year with a total value of $81,077, a $19,650, 19.51 percent decrease from the 2017 total.

Through August of this year the top trade partners only markets for U.S. exports in this category were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Mexico and No. 4 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y., No. 2 Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas, No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners only markets for U.S. exports of were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Arab Emirates, No. 3 Mexico and No. 4 Philippines. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port Laredo, No. 2 Port of New Orleans, No. 3 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Houston.

January – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $57,166
2United Arab Emirates $8,568
3Mexico $0
4Philippines $0

January – August 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $38,322
2Buffalo $0
3San Francisco $0
4New Orleans $0

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. totaled $57,166. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Texas totaled $8,568. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Newark totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Charleston totaled $0. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of New Orleans fell 100 percent compared to last year to $0.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Canada increased $35,243, 160.76 percent, (86.97 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 United Arab Emirates increased $8,568, 0 percent, (13.03 percent market share).

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $65,734 of the $65,734 total.

All totaled, 100 percent of all these Asbestos exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $65,734 of the $65,734 total