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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Exports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 921 export by value totaled $3.92 million for the month of October, $27.54 million through October of 2018, and $27.91 million for all of 2017, 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$15.17 M
2Canada$7.72 M
3China$2.08 M
4Bahamas$846,103
5Mexico$729,914
6Cayman Islands$238,977
7Turks and Caicos Islands$164,942
8Portugal$111,460
9Saudi Arabia$82,867
10British Virgin Islands$54,365
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $27.54 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $8,663,155
2Port of Virginia $7,622,743
3Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $3,582,602
4Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $2,264,035
5Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $1,147,575
6Port Laredo $505,452
7Port of Mobile, Ala. $446,795
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $446,627
9Blaine / Surrey Border Crossing, Wash. $429,074
10Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $401,290

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster increased 18.25 percent through October to $27.54 million

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster increased 18.25 percent from $23.29 million to $27.54 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 921 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 941 for the last full year with a total value of $27.91 million, a $1.3 million, 4.89 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this 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..

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 Virginia, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Houston and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $15,171,699
2Canada $7,719,148
3China $2,075,447
4Bahamas $846,103
5Mexico $729,914
6Cayman Islands $238,977
7Turks and Caicos Islands $164,942
8Portugal $111,460
9Saudi Arabia $82,867
10British Virgin Islands $54,365

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Norfolk $1,240,860
2Detroit $633,057
3Miami $336,043
4St. Albans, Vt. $241,390
5Houston $154,000
6Mobile $113,950
7Seattle $89,518
8Laredo $60,376
9Pembina, N.D. $55,482
10Buffalo $38,944

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 1176.82 percent compared to last year to $8.66 million.
  • Port of Virginia fell 34.62 percent compared to last year to $7.62 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 5.83 percent compared to last year to $3.58 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 23.3 percent compared to last year to $2.26 million.
  • Port of Palm Beach, Fla. rose 129.91 percent compared to last year to $1.15 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 Italy increased $2.6 million, 20.65 percent, (55.1 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $64,850, 0.85 percent, (28.03 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China increased $1.03 million, 98.76 percent, (7.54 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Bahamas increased $125,712, 17.45 percent, (3.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Mexico increased $277,280, 61.26 percent, (2.65 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.39 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $26.54 million of the $27.54 million total.

All totaled, 84.55 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $23.28 million of the $27.54 million total