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

Exports: Ceramic building block, flooring blocks

Ceramic building block, flooring blocks, the No. 968 export by value totaled $2.47 million for the month of March, $5.35 million through March of 2020, and $31.77 million for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$4.06 M
2Australia$360,159
3United Kingdom$274,510
4Spain$90,379
5Saudi Arabia$78,608
6Dominican Republic$75,645
7Bermuda$70,874
8Mexico$52,101
9South Korea$49,940
10Turkey$45,070
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U.S. exports of Ceramic building block, flooring blocks decreased 31.44 percent through March to $5.35 million

U.S. exports of Ceramic building block, flooring blocks decreased 31.44 percent from $7.8 million to $5.35 million through the first three months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 968 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 919 for the last full year with a total value of $31.77 million, a $951,391, 2.91 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 United Kingdom, No. 4 Spain and No. 5 Saudi Arabia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Bermuda, No. 3 China, No. 4 Jamaica and No. 5 Russia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY, No. 2 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela..

January – March 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $4,059,993
2Australia $360,159
3United Kingdom $274,510
4Spain $90,379
5Saudi Arabia $78,608
6Dominican Republic $75,645
7Bermuda $70,874
8Mexico $52,101
9South Korea $49,940
10Turkey $45,070

January – March 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1DETROIT, MI $478,138
2BUFFALO, NY $358,388
3SAVANNAH, GA $328,380
4OGDENSBURG, NY $267,136
5PEMBINA, ND $219,626
6NORFOLK, VA $191,376
7NEW YORK CITY, NY $167,402
8GREAT FALLS, MT $165,298
9LOW VALUE $153,436
10SEATTLE, WA $130,322

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 10.83 percent compared to last year to $761,467.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 13.6 percent compared to last year to $707,546.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 16.9 percent compared to last year to $660,062.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. fell 25.82 percent compared to last year to $540,750.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 4.1 percent compared to last year to $289,808.

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 $319,174, 8.53 percent, (75.87 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Australia increased $243,424, 208.53 percent, (6.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 United Kingdom increased $242,178, 749.04 percent, (5.13 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Spain decreased $26,729, 22.82 percent, (1.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Saudi Arabia increased $20,624, 35.57 percent, (1.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 90.89 percent of all these Ceramic building block, flooring blocks exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $4.86 million of the $5.35 million total.

All totaled, 55.31 percent of all these Ceramic building block, flooring blocks exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $2.96 million of the $5.35 million total