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

Exports: Mica, mica waste

Mica, mica waste, the No. 1072 export by value totaled $684,378 for the month of October, $9.68 million through October of 2018, and $10.48 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
1Canada$1.62 M
2Germany$1.62 M
3Mexico$1.41 M
4China$750,193
5Japan$660,323
6Brazil$614,138
7Belgium$366,233
8Colombia$328,148
9France$262,512
10South Korea$245,097
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $9.68 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,242,510
2Port Laredo $1,403,435
3Port of New York $873,145
4Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY $725,266
5Port of Charleston $587,616
6Port of Newark $447,673
7Port Everglades, Fla. $445,378
8Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $341,338
9John F. Kennedy International Airport $313,796
10Port of Long Beach $280,074

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste increased 9.45 percent through October to $9.68 million

U.S. exports of Mica, mica waste increased 9.45 percent from $8.85 million to $9.68 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 1072 through October among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1075 for the last full year with a total value of $10.48 million, a $427,748, 4.26 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY and No. 5 Port of Charleston.

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Germany, No. 3 Mexico, No. 4 China and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga., No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port of New York, No. 4 Port of Charleston and No. 5 Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $1,624,774
2Germany $1,620,159
3Mexico $1,409,997
4China $750,193
5Japan $660,323
6Brazil $614,138
7Belgium $366,233
8Colombia $328,148
9France $262,512
10South Korea $245,097

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Atlanta/Savannah $372,434
2New York City $317,966
3Laredo $233,980
4Buffalo $181,459
5Miami $149,831
6Charleston $97,982
7Detroit $80,795
8Los Angeles $49,616
9Low Value Shipments $30,392
10Norfolk $23,300

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 Savannah, Ga. rose 17 percent compared to last year to $2.24 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 11.15 percent compared to last year to $1.4 million.
  • Port of New York fell 17.22 percent compared to last year to $873,145.
  • Buffalo Peace Bridge, NY rose 4.63 percent compared to last year to $725,266.
  • Port of Charleston fell 28.06 percent compared to last year to $587,616.

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 $186,919, 13 percent, (16.78 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Germany increased $243,581, 17.69 percent, (16.73 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 Mexico increased $90,356, 6.85 percent, (14.56 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 China decreased $181,859, 19.51 percent, (7.75 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 Japan increased $51,414, 8.44 percent, (6.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 62.65 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $6.07 million of the $9.68 million total.

All totaled, 60.24 percent of all these Mica, mica waste exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $5.83 million of the $9.68 million total