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

Exports: Gypsum

Gypsum, the No. 843 export by value totaled $4.01 million for the month of February, $8.2 million through February of 2019, and $58.04 million 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$3.6 M
2Japan$707,011
3Mexico$583,518
4China$269,586
5Italy$255,141
6Bahamas$249,452
7Hong Kong$245,351
8Colombia$187,243
9United Kingdom$147,998
10Australia$139,992
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January – February 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $8.2 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $1,296,181
2Port of Long Beach $1,015,193
3Port of Houston $598,997
4Low-Valued Imports and Exports $576,729
5Port of Los Angeles $552,920
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $475,800
7Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $346,862
8Pembina Border Crossing, N.D. $344,444
9Port of New York $295,861
10Port of Virginia $226,481

U.S. exports of Gypsum decreased 0.53 percent through February to $8.2 million

U.S. exports of Gypsum decreased 0.53 percent from $8.25 million to $8.2 million through the first two 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 843 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 846 for the last full year with a total value of $58.04 million, a $1.24 million, 2.18 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Japan, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Italy. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Long Beach, No. 3 Port of Houston, No. 4 Low-Valued Imports and Exports and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 China, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 Australia. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Long Beach, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 4 Port of Los Angeles and No. 5 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich..

January – February 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $3,595,069
2Japan $707,011
3Mexico $583,518
4China $269,586
5Italy $255,141
6Bahamas $249,452
7Hong Kong $245,351
8Colombia $187,243
9United Kingdom $147,998
10Australia $139,992

January – February 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Los Angeles $3,709,822
2Detroit $3,143,383
3Low Value Shipments $1,265,389
4Miami $1,182,048
5New York City $1,083,412
6Norfolk $909,929
7Houston $813,164
8Pembina, N.D. $694,552
9Seattle $647,786
10Ogdensburg, N.Y. $568,565

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

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 33.59 percent compared to last year to $1.3 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 10.87 percent compared to last year to $1.02 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 65.35 percent compared to last year to $598,997.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 17.32 percent compared to last year to $576,729.
  • Port of Los Angeles fell 33.57 percent compared to last year to $552,920.

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 $424,433, 13.39 percent, (43.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Japan increased $246,767, 53.62 percent, (8.62 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $91,282, 18.54 percent, (7.11 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $277,781, 50.75 percent, (3.29 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Italy increased $44,775, 21.28 percent, (3.11 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 65.95 percent of all these Gypsum exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $5.41 million of the $8.2 million total.

All totaled, 49.24 percent of all these Gypsum exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $4.04 million of the $8.2 million total