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

Exports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 959 export by value totaled $2.45 million for the month of March, $5.92 million through March of 2019, and $30.89 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
1Italy$3.43 M
2Canada$1.55 M
3China$329,207
4Mexico$218,750
5Venezuela$147,890
6Bahamas$121,967
7Antigua and Barbuda$31,774
8Saudi Arabia$30,677
9Panama$27,278
10Cayman Islands$8,681
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.92 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $3,020,010
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $933,335
3Port of Savannah, Ga. $555,122
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $337,954
5Port Everglades, Fla. $241,756
6Port Laredo $188,284
7Port of Virginia $182,128
8Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $83,016
9Rouses Point / Lacolle Border Crossing, N.Y. $69,497
10Low-Valued Imports and Exports $47,012

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster increased 4.83 percent through March to $5.92 million

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster increased 4.83 percent from $5.65 million to $5.92 million through the first three 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 959 through March among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 974 for the last full year with a total value of $30.89 million, a $2.98 million, 10.67 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Venezuela. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port Everglades, Fla..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Bahamas and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Virginia, No. 3 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. and No. 5 Port of Palm Beach, Fla..

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $3,433,237
2Canada $1,546,426
3China $329,207
4Mexico $218,750
5Venezuela $147,890
6Bahamas $121,967
7Antigua and Barbuda $31,774
8Saudi Arabia $30,677
9Panama $27,278
10Cayman Islands $8,681

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Houston $1,573,075
2Norfolk $1,564,581
3Detroit $1,489,071
4Miami $506,351
5St. Albans, Vt. $327,384
6Mobile $160,619
7Laredo $146,045
8Seattle $115,091
9Ogdensburg, N.Y. $89,051
10New York City $79,939

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:

  • Port of Houston rose 1861.05 percent compared to last year to $3.02 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 31.56 percent compared to last year to $933,335.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $555,122. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 20.56 percent compared to last year to $337,954.
  • Port Everglades, Fla. rose 129.37 percent compared to last year to $241,756.

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 Italy increased $386,810, 12.7 percent, (57.95 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $194,484, 11.17 percent, (26.1 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $2,988, 0.92 percent, (5.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico increased $97,007, 79.68 percent, (3.69 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Venezuela increased $147,890, 0 percent, (2.5 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.79 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $5.68 million of the $5.92 million total.

All totaled, 85.88 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $5.09 million of the $5.92 million total