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

Exports: Gypsum

Gypsum, the No. 827 export by value totaled $7.1 million for the month of August, $40.51 million through August 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$17.28 M
2Colombia$3.14 M
3Mexico$2.78 M
4Japan$2.76 M
5China$1.83 M
6Hong Kong$1.12 M
7Bahamas$1.03 M
8Italy$864,585
9Germany$730,011
10India$702,823
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January – August 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $40.51 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $5,374,176
2Port of Houston $4,467,813
3Port of Los Angeles $3,771,685
4Port of Long Beach $3,223,434
5Low-Valued Imports and Exports $2,942,218
6Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,635,830
7Port of New York $1,832,496
8Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $1,429,752
9Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,313,261
10Port of Virginia $1,187,579

U.S. exports of Gypsum increased 2.37 percent through August to $40.51 million

U.S. exports of Gypsum increased 2.37 percent from $39.57 million to $40.51 million 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 827 through August among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 842 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 August of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Colombia, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 2 Port of Houston, No. 3 Port of Los Angeles, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Low-Valued Imports and Exports.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, 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 – August 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $17,282,421
2Colombia $3,136,504
3Mexico $2,776,226
4Japan $2,758,942
5China $1,830,537
6Hong Kong $1,120,935
7Bahamas $1,029,685
8Italy $864,585
9Germany $730,011
10India $702,823

January – August 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 eight months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 17.82 percent compared to last year to $5.37 million.
  • Port of Houston rose 118.67 percent compared to last year to $4.47 million.
  • Port of Los Angeles rose 22.16 percent compared to last year to $3.77 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 32.19 percent compared to last year to $3.22 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports fell 2.34 percent compared to last year to $2.94 million.

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 $723,619, 4.37 percent, (42.67 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Colombia increased $2.24 million, 250.3 percent, (7.74 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $178,435, 6.87 percent, (6.85 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Japan increased $411,319, 17.52 percent, (6.81 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $753,815, 29.17 percent, (4.52 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 68.59 percent of all these Gypsum exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through August of this year. That is equal to $27.78 million of the $40.51 million total.

All totaled, 48.83 percent of all these Gypsum exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through August of this year. That is equal to $19.78 million of the $40.51 million total