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

Exports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 963 export by value totaled $1.8 million for the month of July, $13.95 million through July 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$7.85 M
2Canada$4.19 M
3China$567,684
4Mexico$480,493
5Bahamas$243,103
6Venezuela$167,240
7Cayman Islands$82,338
8Antigua and Barbuda$68,582
9Turks and Caicos Islands$49,078
10Cambodia$43,200
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $13.95 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $7,441,821
2Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $2,387,124
3Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,035,152
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $644,381
5Port Laredo $368,490
6Port of Palm Beach, Fla. $344,514
7Port Everglades, Fla. $317,175
8Highgate Springs Alburg, Vt. $297,069
9Port of Virginia $182,128
10Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing $149,780

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 20.39 percent through July to $13.95 million

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 20.39 percent from $17.52 million to $13.95 million through the first seven 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 963 through July among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 935 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 July of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Bahamas. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich., No. 3 Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich., No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port Laredo.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Bahamas. 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 – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $7,851,785
2Canada $4,194,220
3China $567,684
4Mexico $480,493
5Bahamas $243,103
6Venezuela $167,240
7Cayman Islands $82,338
8Antigua and Barbuda $68,582
9Turks and Caicos Islands $49,078
10Cambodia $43,200

January – July 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 seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 98.87 percent compared to last year to $7.44 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 6.85 percent compared to last year to $2.39 million.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. fell 31.49 percent compared to last year to $1.04 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. totaled $644,381. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port Laredo rose 8.76 percent compared to last year to $368,490.

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 decreased $1.61 million, 16.99 percent, (56.3 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada decreased $831,500, 16.54 percent, (30.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 China decreased $978,196, 63.28 percent, (4.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $23,665, 4.69 percent, (3.45 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Bahamas decreased $223,919, 47.95 percent, (1.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 95.64 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $13.34 million of the $13.95 million total.

All totaled, 85.17 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $11.88 million of the $13.95 million total