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

Exports: Chalk

Chalk, the No. 1201 export by value totaled $32,201 for the month of May, $252,483 through May of 2020, and $892,174 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$127,892
2United Kingdom$36,541
3Argentina$26,320
4Mexico$20,065
5Japan$18,686
6Indonesia$13,320
7New Zealand$7,054
8Bermuda$2,605
9Germany$0
10The Netherlands$0
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U.S. exports of Chalk decreased 15.70 percent through May to $252,483

U.S. exports of Chalk decreased 15.70 percent from $299,523 to $252,483 through the first five 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 1201 through May among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1198 for the last full year with a total value of $892,174, a $95,133, 11.94 percent increase from the 2018 total.

Through May of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Chicago O’Hare International Airport, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port Laredo and No. 5 Los Angeles International Airport.

In the last previous full year, the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 United Kingdom, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port of Eastport, Idaho, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of New York.

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 27.03 percent compared to last year to $70,082.
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport fell 23.11 percent compared to last year to $36,541.
  • Port of New York rose 25.42 percent compared to last year to $26,320.
  • Port Laredo rose 7.63 percent compared to last year to $20,065.
  • Los Angeles International Airport fell 25.59 percent compared to last year to $18,686.

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 from No. 1 Canada increased $76,420, 22.47 percent, (164.97 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 2 United Kingdom decreased $100,127, 44.2 percent, (50.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 3 Mexico decreased $26,909, 33.54 percent, (21.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 4 Japan increased $37,586, 240.66 percent, (21.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports from No. 5 South Korea increased $18,751, 122.67 percent, (13.48 percent market share).

All totaled, 76.61 percent of all these Chalk exports from the United States were shipped from the top five markets through May of this year. That is equal to $683,516 of the $892,174 total.

All totaled, 68 percent of all these Chalk exports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through May of this year. That is equal to $171,694 of the $252,483 total