Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Exports: Marble, travertine and alabaster

Marble, travertine and alabaster, the No. 971 export by value totaled $1.41 million for the month of February, $3.37 million through February of 2020, and $25.3 million for all of 2019, 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$1.65 M
2Canada$1.35 M
3Bahamas$100,599
4Mexico$84,080
5China$79,959
6South Korea$40,661
7Costa Rica$16,736
8Poland$13,888
9Barbados$10,642
10British Virgin Islands$9,292
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U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 2.93 percent through February to $3.37 million

U.S. exports of Marble, travertine and alabaster decreased 2.93 percent from $3.48 million to $3.37 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 971 through February among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 981 for the last full year with a total value of $25.3 million, a $5.59 million, 18.09 percent decrease from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 Bahamas, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 China. 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 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing and No. 5 Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Italy, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 China, No. 4 Venezuela 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 Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Italy $1,653,287
2Canada $1,351,420
3Bahamas $100,599
4Mexico $84,080
5China $79,959
6South Korea $40,661
7Costa Rica $16,736
8Poland $13,888
9Barbados $10,642
10British Virgin Islands $9,292

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $2,171,066
2DETROIT, MI $757,612
3ST. ALBANS, VT $258,520
4LAREDO, TX $61,570
5OGDENSBURG, NY $60,892
6LOS ANGELES, CA $55,936
7SAVANNAH, GA $51,568
8GREAT FALLS, MT $34,242
9BUFFALO, NY $33,784
10MIAMI, FL $17,286

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:

  • Port of Houston rose 20.25 percent compared to last year to $1.75 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. fell 11.69 percent compared to last year to $448,771.
  • Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. rose 62.42 percent compared to last year to $298,848.
  • Derby Line, Vermont, border crossing totaled $225,910. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Port of Alexandria Bay, N.Y. totaled $186,150. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.

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 $360,604, 17.91 percent, (49.01 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $531,723, 64.87 percent, (40.07 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Bahamas decreased $17,892, 15.1 percent, (2.98 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Mexico decreased $23,351, 21.74 percent, (2.49 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China decreased $107,603, 57.37 percent, (2.37 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 96.93 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $3.27 million of the $3.37 million total.

All totaled, 86.39 percent of all these Marble, travertine and alabaster exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $2.91 million of the $3.37 million total